Paulinho proud of Spurs after Sunderland win
Brazilian midfielder Paulinho has hailed his team mates after coming from behind in their weekends game against Sunderland.
Spurs defeated the Black Cats after coming from behind at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.
Paulinho equalised for the North Londoners after Adam Johnson opened the scoring and the midfielder is happy after scoring his second goal of the season, but states the teams performances means more to him.
Speaking to Tottenham’s official website, the 25 year old said: “It was an important goal but the most important thing was that we got the three points.
"We played so well. We showed real concentration after we conceded the first goal and we were ready to score soon after.
"The Premier League is difficult and when you lose the first goal; you have to play well. We did that. We passed the ball well, kept possession and that was key. Then we scored the two goals.
"It was important to win this game."
Paulinho signed for Spurs this summer for a fee of €17 million from Brazilian side, Corinthians.