SOU vs TOT
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Gallery: Recovery sessions
Saints returned to Staplewood Campus today following yesterday's win.
Hasenhüttl targets continued improvement
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Stephens credits "unbelievable" support
Defender recognises St Mary's transformation.
Highlights: Saints 1-0 Spurs
The pick of the action from the Premier League clash at St Mary's.
That’s what I’m talking about! Top team performance tonight with @IngsDanny doing what he does best! 🔥⚽️🔴⚪️
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Saints' boss discusses his side's win at St Mary's.
Video: Stephens on perfect start to 2020
Defender speaks after fine individual display.
Stephens delighted with another clean sheet
Defender praises team effort as Saints win again.
Hasenhüttl hails "fantastic" Saints
Manager full of praise for third win in four.
Saints kick-off 2020 in style
New year, same routine as Ings shoots down Spurs.
Match Pack: Saints vs Tottenham
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Team News: Long could return
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SOU vs TOT As It Happened
- Spurs have the ball in the net during the second half but it's ruled out for offside
- Danny Ings breaks the deadlock after 17 minutes
- Saints looking to make it four unbeaten
- Armstrong and Djenepo return to the XI, Long and Obafemi back on the bench
HOW ABOUT THAT? 😍
A huge win for Saints over Spurs in the Premier League. Catch our full report here.17.10
FULL-TIME: Saints 1-0 Spurs
WHAT. A. WIN! Danny Ings' first half goal the difference, with the second half being a superb showcase of Saints' defensive capabilities. That's four unbeaten now and we are up to eleventh as things stand. OH WHEN THE SAINTS 🎶
Five additional minutes...
Cédric deflects Aurier's cross behind for a Spurs corner. Which Saints deal with.
Remond back defending now with a vital block as Lucas hits one from the edge of the box.
LONG JUST WIDE! 😩
Ward-Prowse whips in another corner which Long meets but can only header wide under pressure.
Lovely run from Redmond 👏
He skips past two Spurs players in a tight area and wins Saints a corner.
Mourinho booked 👀
The Spurs boss is booked by the referee following protests.
VAR Decision: Goal not awarded for Tottenham Hotspur [Harry Kane] was confirmed
Kane confirmed to be offside by VAR.
Tottenham score, but it's ruled out...
Kane fires it in from close range following a set piece, but its ruled out for offside. After a VAR check the decision was confirmed.
Yellow Card for James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
Ward-Prowse booked for what can only be described as 'taking one for the team'.
Yellow Card for Serge Aurier (Tottenham Hotspur)
Another booking for Spurs as Saints win a free-kick in a decent position.
McCarthy claims 👏
Spurs have a dangerous free-kick, which is whipped in towards the back post for Vertonghen to header goal-wards but McCarthy is there to claim.
Yellow Card for Jan Bednarek (Southampton)
Bednarek cautioned for a foul on Harry Kane
Let off for Saints...
Redmond gives away possession in his own half, but Eriksen can't find Kane with the through ball who was one-on-one
Even half so far...
Redmond went close for Saints early on, but there's not much in the way of any further chances as both sides enjoy a fair share of possession during the second 45.
Yellow Card for Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur)
Sissoko is cautioned for a foul on Ings.
Somehow, it's no Saints penalty 🤔
Bertrand whips in a cross and it seemingly hits Alderweireld's hand, which is in an unnatural position. Nothing given by the referee or VAR
CLOSE AGAIN! 👀
Quick start by Saints to the second half, Redmond hitting an effort on the half volley just over!
Spurs get us back underway...
Big 45 minutes here!
HALF-TIME: Saints 1-0 Spurs
So far, so good! Danny Ings on the scoresheet once again after breaking the deadlock after 17 minutes. Both sides have got forward and had chances during the half; Spurs having a couple of penalty claims that were waved away. In all, Saints deserved of their lead at the break.
Armstrong headers into Gazzaniga's hands 😩
Saints go close again, this time Redmond's cross finding Armstrong whose header is collected by Gazzaniga at the near post.
Three minutes added time...
Moussa returns to action...
The midfielder was down needing treatment, but has returned to the field.
Dele Alli takes a tumble in the box...again 🙄
McCarthy makes a great save from Kane but the rebound falls loose. Alli is first on the scene but the Saints keeper reaches it before the Spurs number 20, who falls to the ground. VAR checked but it was nothing doing.
Yellow Card for Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur)
The Tottenham substitute is booked for seemingly waving the imaginary yellow card in Mike Dean's face.
REDMOND SO CLOSE! 🤭
Top play from Armstrong on the right wing, drilling a low cross into Redmond whose shot is well saved by Gazzaniga from close range.
Armstrong takes aim 🎯
Ndombele gets a vital block as the Scot lets fly from just outside the penalty area.
12 GOALS IN 14 STARTS 🤯
Danny Ings is unstoppable at the minute!
Eriksen smashes a free-kick into the wall...
Spurs had a set piece in a promising position, but Eriksen can only hit his effort into the wall.
What a goal this is from Danny Ings! Who latches onto Stephen's through ball, clips it over Vertonghen and calmly slots past Gazzaniga!
Danny Ings (17’) | 1 – 0
End-to-end in the opening stages...
Both sides have had chances early on here, but the deadlock remains unbroken...
REDDERS GOES CLOSE! 😮
A brilliant solo run from Nathan Redmond is almost perfectly finished but for Gazzaniga in the Spurs goal.
Alli goes down in the box...
Mike Dean deems it too soft as the English international bundles to the crowd after skipping past Bednarek
50/50 leaves two players down...
Moussa Djenepo and Tanguy Ndombele clash and are down. Play has now resumed.
Alli tries his luck...
Dele Alli latches on the end of a lofted through ball and beats the Saints offside trap, but his tame header is easy pickings for McCarthy
TOP SAVE! 👐
Harry Kane has a deflected shot which McCarthy does really well to reach and tip past the post.
Great tracking, Ingsy! 👏
Danny Ings helps out his defence, rushing back to intercept a pass as Spurs looked to push forward.
JUST WIDE! 😫
Bertrand finds an unmarked Cédric at the back post, who headers just wide of the far post.
Great start from Saints!
Saints get us underway...
THE TEAMS ARE OUT...
We're minutes away from kick-off...COME ON YOU SAINTS! 😇14.57
STU RETURNS 🏴
Stuart Armstrong is the first change for Saints from the draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday, coming in to replace Ché Adams. Moussa Djenepo also comes in to the side. Shane Long returns to the bench along with Michael Obafemi.14.01
⚪️ SPURS TEAM NEWS:
Starting XI: Gazzaniga, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Sessegnon, Aurier, Ndombele, Sissoko, Alli, Eriksen, Moura, Kane (c)
Subs: Vorm, Sanchez, Winks, Lamela, Lo Celso, Skipp, Tanganga14.04
😇 SAINTS TEAM NEWS:
Starting XI: McCarthy, Cédric, Stephens, Bednarek, Bertrand, Højbjerg (c), Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Redmond, Djenepo, Ings
It's a difficult opponent. Last season we had a good game against them and we want to show again that we are competitive."Ralph HasenhüttlSouthampton fc manager
Pre-match thoughts from the gaffer 🗣
We spoke to Ralph Hasenhüttl ahead of today's game.12.23
😇 G A M E D A Y 😇
Who's ready for some New Years Day football? Saints host Tottenham in the Premier League, the home side looking to make it four unbeaten. Meanwhile, Spurs will be looking to improve on the 2-2 draw at Norwich, as they seek to close the gap on the top four.11.18
SOU vs TOT Line Ups
Alex McCarthy (GK)
Stuart ArmstrongOriol Romeu (90′)
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (C)
Moussa DjenepoShane Long (58′)
Danny IngsMichael Obafemi (76′)
Paulo Gazzaniga (GK)
Tanguy NdombeleGiovani Lo Celso (25′)
Harry Kane (C)Erik Lamela (75′)
Giovani Lo Celso
SOU vs TOT Match Stats
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