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Sunderland vs. Tottenham Hotspur 2017 live stream: game time, TV channels, and how to watch Premier League online

Football matches? On Deadline Day? What is this wizardry?

Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland - Premier League Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images

The Premier League is back! After a weekend of Magic both cuppish and terrifying, Tottenham Hotspur will take their full first team (honest!) up NORF to Wearside as they play Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland have been, let’s face it, terrible this season. They’re bottom of the table, which is impressive enough in a league that also features Crystal Palace, Swansea and Hull. Sunderland fans are already gearing up for yet another long battle to escape relegation and live to fight in the Premier League for another season.

Tottenham welcome back Harry Kane, Toby Alderweireld, and Danny Rose to the lineup, all of whom were stated as injured for Saturday’s FA Cup match against Wycombe, but who all seem to be fine now, thank you very much. The big question again for Spurs is at the back: with Jan Vertonghen out, will Kevin Wimmer get another start beside Toby and Eric Dier in a back three, or have two consecutive underwhelming matches consigned him, and the 3-5-2, to the bin?

Otherwise, we expect a bog-standard Erik Lamela-less starting lineup. And with Chelsea playing Liverpool today as well, it’s a golden chance to catch up to Chelsea or widen the gap on Pool (or both).

Finally: I see you there, Jermain Defoe. Still love ya buddy. Be gentle.



Lineups will be posted when released by the clubs.

How to watch

Date/time: Tuesday, January 31, 2:45 p.m. (ET), 7:45 p.m. (UK)
Venue: The Stadium of Light, Sunderland, UK
Official: Lee Mason
TV: NBC Sports Extra Time (i.e. “the extra channels”) (USA), not televised, (UK), TSN1 (Canada), Optus Sport (Australia), other listings at
Streaming: NBC Sports Live Extra (USA)
Radio: Audio streamed at, also often at BBC Radio London,BBC Radio 5 Live, and TalkSport

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