These aren’t the same Spurs from just a handful of years ago. And while missing Harry Kane is undoubtedly huge, they are capable of grinding it out.
In Moyes, there’s a new man in charge. Yet with Sunderland, the story always seems to remain the same. Now, so early on, they need a win in the worst way.
Another year, another relegation battle for Sunderland? That’s almost a sure bet. But can new manager and familiar face, David Moyes, take them higher?