Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton (2-1)

Harry Kane got the winning goal as Tottenham alleviated the pressure on Mauricio Pochettino with a 2-1 convince Southampton in Premier League. Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton

Spurs’ underwhelming begin to the season took a flip for the more severe with Tuesday’s EFL Cup elimination by League Two’s Colchester United, intensifying the aura of frustration at the club.

But they showed admirable character to ascertain off Saints under challenging circumstances.

Tanguy Ndombele’s opener long forgotten a diabolical Lloris followed textile Aurier’s causation off for two bookings.

But Kane born-again when a devastating break at the tip of the first half and 10-man Spurs managed to carry on within the face of intense pressure after the break.

Because the hosts opened the grading within the twenty-fourth minute once Angus Gunn let Ndombele’s left-footed strike from the sting of the box up despite it being virtually straight at him.

Lloris then contrived to require the main target removed from everybody else quarter-hour later.

Funny failing to clear besieged from Ings, who bundled over the road when the goalkeeper’s tried ‘Cruyff turn.’

That came when Aurier was pink-slipped for two bookings – the second for a distrustful tug on Ryan Bertrand – in fast succession, however, Spurs still went into the break ahead.

Son Heung-min, Christian Eriksen and Kane coupled on a breath-taking counter and also the latter finished into the bottom-left corner.

Lloris went how to restoring a semblance of authority within the last half with two terrific stops to deny James Ward-Prowse’s long-range free-kick, so a Maya Yoshida header as Spurs prevailed.

Goals Tottenham Hotspur

24′ Tottenham Hotspur T. Ndombele
43′ Tottenham Hotspur H. Kane

 

Goals Southampton

39′ Southampton D. Ings

Lineups Southampton Lineups

1 Hugo Lloris
24 Serge Aurier
4 Toby Alderweireld
5 Jan Vertonghen
3 Danny Rose
17 Moussa Sissoko
8 Harry Winks
28 Tanguy Ndombélé
23 Christian Eriksen
7 Heung-Min Son
10 Harry Kane

Lineups Southampton

28 Angus Gunn
35 Jan Bednarek
3 Maya Yoshida
4 Jannik Vestergaard
16 James Ward-Prowse
14 Oriol Romeu
23 Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
21 Ryan Bertrand
19 Sofiane Boufal
22 Nathan Redmond
9 Danny Ings

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton Match Statistics

Tottenham Hotspur

Southampton

9 Shots Total 14
4 Shots on goal 6
3 Shots off goal 6
2 Shots blocked 2
6 Shots inside box 8
3 Shots outside box 6
5 Fouls 16
6 Corners 6
1 Offsides 1
5 Saves 2
41% Possession Time 59%
366 Passes Total 519
291 Accurate Passes 445

 

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