Last Updated: Mon, 13 May 2013 14:19
Phil Bardsley is challenging Sunderland to solve their own problems as they attempt to stave off their lingering relegation fears.
The Black Cats will be safe if 18th-placed Wigan lose at Arsenal on Tuesday, and even a draw would effectively assure them of their Barclays Premier League status barring an improbable goal rush from the Latics against Aston Villa at the weekend.
However, with manager Paolo Di Canio having last week railed against celebrations at the Academy of Light over Swansea's win at the DW Stadium, Bardsley and his team-mates will prepare for their final day trip to Tottenham aiming to return with at least the point they need to seal their own destiny whatever happens at the Emirates Stadium.
Bardsley said: "Obviously, it's tight down at the bottom, but we have still got a game left, don't forget.
"Even though Spurs are a great team, we can go there and try to get a result - even though we'll be looking for Arsenal to do us a bit of a favour as well.
"The Emirates isn't the easiest place in the world to go."
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