Adebayor returns as Tottenham Hotspurs beats Sunderland 5-1

Emmanuel Adebayor was back in the Spurs line-up away to Sunderland after recovering from injury, and with Soldado and Vertoghen out due to injury, Adebayor helped propel the Spurs to a 5-1 victory over Sunderland. 


Sunderland FC remains at the bottom of the Premiere League today after falling 5-1 to Spurs.  Sunderland started the game well, taking lead through Lee Cattermole in the 17th, but the lead only lasted 10 minutes as Emmanuel Adebayor put Spurs on level with an attempt from the center of the box in the 27th minute.

SherwoodTottenham continued to dominate in the first half and had several attempts on goal saved or missed.  Harry Kane right foot a shot from the right side on the box in the 30th minute, but his shot was saved by the goal keep.  Tottenham had several off target attempts by left back Danny Rose, and Paulinho, but were unable to take the lead until the 58th minute in the second half through Harry Kane.

Assisted by Christian Eriksen, Harry Kane took a close range shot that put Sunderland on top in the 58th minute.  Nineteen minutes later, Christian Eriksen was able to find the back of the net through a powerful shot from outside the box, assisted by Nacer Chadli.

Tottenham continued to pressed into the Sunderland half, forcing three within five minutes and finally find the back of the net in the 6th minute, thanks to a goal from Emmanuel Adebayor.

Gylfi Sigurdsson wrapped up the game in extra time putting Tottenham in 6th plan on the EPL table, two points ahead of Manchester United, and five points behind 4th place Arsenal.

Tottenham’ s next game is against West Brom on Saturday March 12 at 10am EST.


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