Mauricio Pochettino’s side fell behind in Saturday’s early kick-off after Patrick van Aanholt gave Sunderland a 40th minute lead in north London.
However, Christian Eriksen scored his first goal since 4 October in the Premier League to level before half-time and Eriksen added a third after Mousa Dembele’s brilliant goal.
Harry Kane scored his 12th Premier League goal of the season to seal three points to make amends for their 1-0 loss to Leicester City at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night.
Spurs can exact revenge for their loss to the Foxes on Wednesday night when the two sides meet in their FA Cup third-round replay after a 1-1 draw in north London last week.
And Dembele is already excited about the cup tie after taking to Twitter to rally his Tottenham team-mates.
— Mousa Dembélé (@mousadembele) January 17, 2016
The Belgium international has scored three goals in 17 Premier League games so far this season.
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