Tottenham are unbeaten in their past 38 Premier League home games against promoted sides (W35 D3).
Cardiff are winless in their first eight games to a league season for the third time, and first since 1989-90 in the old Division Three.
The Bluebirds have lost five consecutive Premier League games, their worst run ever in the competition.
Tottenham have scored at least once in each of their past 19 Premier League home games, the longest current run in the competition.
Cardiff had six shots on target in this match, the most they have managed in a Premier League game this season.
Cardiff remain the only side Tottenham striker Harry Kane has faced but not scored against in the Premier League. The England forward had six shots on Saturday, more than any other player in the match.
Spurs’ Dier scored his first Premier League goal in 546 days, since netting against Watford at White Hart Lane in April 2017.
Ralls’ red card was only Cardiff’s second in the Premier League, with Juan Cala against Sunderland in April 2014 the other.
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