Tottenham Hotspur strolled past Southampton with a 2-1 win on Wednesday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Spurs were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Fulham away and Burnley at home, by 1-0 and 4-0 respectively. Soton were beaten 5-2 in the previous match against Manchester City. As the table looks today, Spurs and Soton currently occupy 6th and 14th spots in the league, with 53 points and 36 points respectively after 29 matches.
Soton dominated the first half, with a goal from Danny Ings at the 30 minute mark, to take a 0-1 lead into half time.
The Lilywhites continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Gareth Bale finding the net, on 60 minutes. Spurs then netted once more and turned the match thanks to a penalty goal from Heung Min Son just before the final whistle to make it 2-1.
Both teams used all available substitutes. For Spurs, Harry Winks, Erik Lamela and Steven Bergwijn, came on for Tanguy Ndombele, Giovani Lo Celso and Gareth Bale, Soton brought on Ibrahima Diallo, Moussa Djenepo and Nathan Redmond to replace Danny Ings, Theo Walcott and Nathan Tella.
There were bookings for Tanguy Ndombele and Eric Dier from Spurs. For Soton, Moussa Djenepo saw yellow.
Soton and Spurs will next play at home to Leicester City and Sheffield United respectively.
|Tottenham Hotspur:||Alex McCarthy, Kyle Walker-Peters, Jannik Vestergaard, Jan Bednarek, Mohammed Salisu, Theo Walcott, James Ward-Prowse, Stuart Armstrong, Nathan Tella, Danny Ings and Che Adams|
|Southampton:||Hugo Lloris, Serge Aurier, Toby Alderweireld, Eric Dier, Sergio Reguilon, Tanguy Ndombele, Pierre Hojbjerg, Giovani Lo Celso, Heung Min Son, Lucas Moura and Gareth Bale|
|Stadium:||Tottenham Hotspur Stadium|
|Goals:||Danny Ings (0-1, min. 30), Gareth Bale (1-1, min. 60) and Heung Min Son (2-1, min. 90)|