Cardiff vs. Tottenham: 6 Things We Learned

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Cardiff vs. Tottenham: 6 Things We Learned
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Paulinho celebrates his winner for Tottenham versus Cardiff City.

They left it late, but Tottenham Hotspur came away from Cardiff City with a deserved 1-0 win thanks to an extra-time goal from Paulinho.

The Brazilian's first Premier League goal was a deserved reward for a game Tottenham had dominated, accounting for 63 percent of possession.

Andre Villas-Boas' team had got off 29 attempts at goal and might have scored one of the earlier 12 on target but for the goalkeeping brilliance of Cardiff's David Marshall.

With five matches played, Spurs sit second in the table, with Cardiff down to 16th place. Here are a few things we learned from Sunday's meeting.

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