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The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Andros Townsend takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Craig Gardner.
Gylfi Sigurdsson scores a right footed goal. Spurs 5-1 Sunderland.The assist for the goal came from Younes Kaboul.
Handball decision goes against Santiago Vergini.
Fabio Borini makes a clearance.
Andros Townsend sends in a cross.
Joe Paulo Paulinho goes off and Milos Veljkovic comes on.
Shot by Craig Gardner. Hugo Lloris catches the ball.
Emmanuel Adebayor grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Spurs 4-1 Sunderland.
Shot by Harry Kane. Parried by Vito Mannone back into danger.
(Spurs) makes a substitution, with Andros Townsend coming on for Aaron Lennon.
Harry Kane takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Wes Brown gets a block in.
Gylfi Sigurdsson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nacer Chadli.
Emmanuel Adebayor takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Vito Mannone safely holds on.
Shot by Harry Kane. Vito Mannone safely holds on.
Christian Eriksen slots the ball left footed into the goal. Spurs 3-1 Sunderland.Assist on the goal came from Nacer Chadli.
Joe Paulo Paulinho gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt.
Fabio Borini challenges Vlad Chiriches unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Adam Johnson crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Adam Johnson fouled by Danny Rose, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sung-Yeung Ki by Joe Paulo Paulinho.
Shot by Aaron Lennon. Blocked by Wes Brown.
Ignacio Scocco takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
Marcos Alonso fouled by Aaron Lennon, the ref awards a free kick.
Craig Gardner comes on in place of Carlos Cuellar.
(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Ignacio Scocco coming on for Lee Cattermole.
Clearance by Carlos Cuellar.
Aaron Lennon takes a shot. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar.
Shot by Joe Paulo Paulinho. Lee Cattermole gets a block in.
Fabio Borini has an effort at goal. Hugo Lloris makes a block.
Shot by Kyle Naughton. Liam Bridcutt gets a block in.
Santiago Vergini makes a clearance.
Harry Kane grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Spurs 2-1 Sunderland.The assist for the goal came from Christian Eriksen.
Carlos Cuellar makes a clearance.
Clearance made by Vlad Chiriches.
Marcos Alonso manages to make a clearance.
Nacer Chadli has an effort at goal. Lee Cattermole gets a block in.
Corner taken by Christian Eriksen.
Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick crossed by Adam Johnson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Johnson by Vlad Chiriches.
Adam Johnson takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
Hugo Lloris takes the free kick.
The second half kicks off.
Foul by Fabio Borini on Kyle Naughton, free kick awarded.
The referee blows for offside.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Adam Johnson.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
Fabio Borini shoots direct from the free kick. Blocked by Kyle Naughton.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Rose on Phil Bardsley.
Kyle Naughton makes a clearance.
Christian Eriksen fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick which goes left of the net.
Lee Cattermole challenges Harry Kane unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Vlad Chiriches.
Shot on goal comes in from Christian Eriksen from the free kick. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar.
Liam Bridcutt challenges Joe Paulo Paulinho unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Joe Paulo Paulinho concedes a free kick for a foul on Marcos Alonso.
Emmanuel Adebayor takes a shot. Vito Mannone safely holds on.
Vito Mannone takes the free kick.
Joe Paulo Paulinho takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
The ball is crossed by Christian Eriksen.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Christian Eriksen.
Clearance by Wes Brown.
Unfair challenge on Wes Brown by Emmanuel Adebayor results in a free kick.
Emmanuel Adebayor grabs a goal. Spurs 1-1 Sunderland.The assist for the goal came from Christian Eriksen.
Clearance by Younes Kaboul.
Corner taken by Adam Johnson.
Fabio Borini takes a shot. Hugo Lloris parries the effort to safety.
Shot by Harry Kane. Santiago Vergini gets a block in.
Harry Kane takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar.
Shot by Kyle Naughton went wide of the right-hand upright.
Carlos Cuellar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aaron Lennon.
A cross is delivered by Aaron Lennon.
Wes Brown makes a clearance.
Danny Rose crosses the ball.
Lee Cattermole scores with their right foot. Spurs 0-1 Sunderland.
Vito Mannone restarts play with the free kick.
Liam Bridcutt fouled by Nacer Chadli, the ref awards a free kick.
Header at goal by Wes Brown misses to the right.
Danny Rose gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fabio Borini.
Liam Bridcutt makes a clearance.
Clearance made by Carlos Cuellar.
Kyle Naughton delivers the ball.
Foul by Fabio Borini on Nacer Chadli, free kick awarded.
Vlad Chiriches manages to make a clearance.
Clearance made by Liam Bridcutt.
Corner taken by Christian Eriksen from the right by-line.
Clearance by Fabio Borini.
The ball is crossed by Aaron Lennon.
Danny Rose takes the free kick.
Santiago Vergini challenges Christian Eriksen unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Marcos Alonso sends in a cross.
Wes Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Sung-Yeung Ki fouled by Nacer Chadli, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Cattermole by Danny Rose.
The game gets underway.
Players know the script - Sherwood
Tim Sherwood will return to the Tottenham dugout when Sunderland visit on Monday - a decision the head coach insists is nothing to do with the fans' irritation at him watching recent matches from the stands.
Following a touchline tete-a-tete with Benfica coach Jorge Jesus, the Spurs boss has preferred to watch matches from the stands, claiming it is for the good of the team.
However, a section of Tottenham fans audibly disagreed with that last weekend, chanting "where's our manager?" during the 4-0 trouncing at Liverpool.
Those supporters will no doubt be pleased to hear he will be back in the dugout on Monday, although he continues to defend his decision to watch from the directors' box.
"I'll be on the touchline on Monday - I'll be knocking out as many people as I can," Sherwood said with a smile.
"I've had a lot of time to prepare this week. If they don't know what it's all about this week, then they ain't going to know.
"When you're playing against Liverpool and teams like that, I feel there was a technical mismatch between the two teams.
"We have to try to worry about them and they might need some adjusting during the game - they certainly did after 20 minutes.
"There was nothing we could do to turn it around, unfortunately.
"I can learn more about my players sitting up top for the future than going down there to the touchline.
"I would've had to have no effect on that game. Against teams we've got left to play, the players know the script now.
"We will play the same way between now and the end of the season and it's up to them to try to entertain.
"I'll be there at the forefront with them and hopefully we can get a positive result together."
Monday certainly looks a decent opportunity for Tottenham to put a smile back on their fans' faces, although Sherwood is wary of the threat posed by Sunderland.
Managed by former Spurs team-mate Gus Poyet, the Black Cats are in relegation trouble and need positive results quickly.
"If their spirit can mirror their manager, then they will certainly be going until they have no breath left in them," Sherwood said.
"That gives them a real opportunity. They haven't been fantastic - their results have suggested that.
"But we really have to worry about ourselves. It is all about pride now and getting the maximum points possible between now and the end of the season.
"We've got to play with the shackles off. We are not coming up against a technical mismatch now, against teams in the top four.
"We're playing against teams who are in and around mid-table or below that, so we really have to play with a lot of freedom and try to entertain these great fans we have."
Sherwood will be able to call upon top scorer Emmanuel Adebayor against Sunderland after a spell on the sidelines, while Vlad Chiriches and Paulinho are also back in contention.
However, Kyle Walker, Etienne Capoue and Erik Lamela remain unavailable and are joined in the sidelines by Roberto Soldado and Jan Vertonghen after they were injured in the defeat at Anfield.
Poyet admits Sunderland are going to have to do something unexpected to get themselves out of relegation trouble.
The Black Cats head for Tottenham on Monday night lying seven points adrift of safety and knowing they will need to win at least three of their remaining eight games if they are to stand any chance of remaining a Barclays Premier League club.
Given the fact that they have only six league wins to their name to date this season, and that their four away fixtures take them to Spurs, Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United, that may be a tall order.
However, Poyet knows from experience that strange things happen as seasons draw to a close, and he is hoping that will be the case for his struggling team.
Asked if they may have to do something unexpected to survive, Poyet said: "Yes, yes - but I think it is possible.
"I remember clubs in the past - I am not going to talk about names - they have played five or six games at the end of the season against teams who were playing for nothing and they won four or five.
"People say it's incredible, a miracle, but it depends what the there teams put on the pitch and what you do. But it can happen.
"I suppose I would try as a professional not to alter the end of the season, but if a team goes down early and they make seven changes to try things for the following year, I wouldn't blame them because they are trying for themselves.
"Now that can affect the result of that game and then everybody is blaming somebody else. But a the end of the day, you have got 38 games, it's you.
"You cannot blame the rest for what they do because it happens during the season when someone is playing in the Champions League and chooses to make five changes in midweek.
"Nobody remembers those, they only remember the last three or four when people are already out of any possibility."
Poyet has no fresh injury concerns. The Uruguayan's biggest problem will be to find the best XI to attempt to return from White Hart Lane with something to show for their efforts, after admitting he may have made a mistake in starting Monday's 2-1 home defeat by West Ham with leading scorer Adam Johnson sitting on the bench.
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