Christian Eriksen continued his fine form by scoring in his second straight league match in a tough fixture, but Sergio Aguero caused Tottenham nightmares all day and Spurs would eventually lose 4-1.
Tottenham will await the return of midfielder Nacer Chadli after he was a notable absentee for Belgium in Monday night’s away draw against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ben Davies hopes international outings for Wales will help him to secure a regular first team role at Tottenham.
Hugo Lloris was commanding once again as Spurs picked up an important win and clean sheet against Southampton.
Tottenham Hotspur grabbed three points for the first time since August by holding on to beat Southampton 1-0, courtesy of a goal by Christian Eriksen.
Nacer Chadli has four of Tottenham's eight goals (six games) to start the season.
Younes Kaboul was everywhere clearing balls, intercepting passes and providing a physical presence as Spurs managed a draw despite enjoying very little possession at the Emirates.
Tottenham came from behind to knock Championship leaders Nottingham Forest out of the Capital One Cup.
Tottenham picked a bad day to put on a poor display, dropping all the points at home to a weak West Bromwich Albion side who managed to grab a goal in the latter stages and beat Spurs 0-1.
Nacer Chadli's goal vs Sunderland gives the midfielder three goals in his last three matches and the goal-scoring lead among all players at Tottenham heading into a Week 5 matchup vs West Brom.
Tottenham dominated Sunderland but were unfortunate to concede a Harry Kane own goal late in the match and come out with only one point.
Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado is very doubtful for this weekend's match against Sunderland.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is close to agreeing a new contract after 'positive' talks with the club, his agent has told Sky Sports.
Erik Lamela scored a wonderful goal as Argentina thrashed World Champions Germany 4-2 in an international friendly.
Spurs and England full-back Kyle Walker has undergone "lower abdominal surgery" in an attempt to cure an ongoing pelvic problem.