Tottenham hold by energetic Saints

Tottenham Hotspur were hold to a 1-1 pull with a much-improved Southampton side during St. Mary’s Stadium on Sunday.

Southampton 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1
Sanchez possess idea on 15′
Kane levels with 18′ played

Match summary

Davinson Sanchez incited a round into his possess net to give a Saints a deserved early lead, though it took only 3 mins for Harry Kane to conduct Spurs level.

But try as they might, Spurs were incompetent to find a second idea and Mauricio Pochettino had to settle for a pull opposite his aged team.

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Manolo Gabbiadini had a initial steer of idea though he couldn’t kick Michel Vorm from a dilemma of a box after branch well.

James Ward-Prowse afterwards dispossessed Son Heung-Min in midfield and expelled Dusan Tadic on a left side who in spin fed Gabbiadini with a retard pass into a area, though a Italian unsuccessful to bond to a delivery.

Ward-Prowse sliced good far-reaching of a aim moments after before some some-more good play down a left side for a Saints roughly saw Gabbiadini in again though he unsuccessful to bond to another good Tadic delivery.

But it was no warn when Southampton took a lead, on 15 minutes, from a left palm side after Davinson Sanchez deflected Ryan Bertrand’s low cranky into his possess net, after a Southampton full-back had raced brazen down a side and picked adult a good round brazen from Tadic.

Spurs responded with Eric Dier attack a shot opposite Alex McCarthy’s right honest as a round forsaken to him from a corner.

And Spurs were also fundamentally shortly level, by Harry Kane, with 18 mins on a clock, as he headed in a dilemma from a right from Ben Davies.

Mario Lemina dismissed good over a Spurs idea on 26 minutes, while Moussa Sissoko unsuccessful to approach a Davies shot opposite idea on target. Stephens was far-reaching with a header from an glorious Ward-Prowse smoothness as a half drew to a close, before a same actor drew a good low save from Vorm during a start of a second period.

A good low Davies cranky from a left was good cut out by Stephen on a hour symbol following a unreasonable of yellow cards as a compare started to spin a bit scrappy.

Deli Alli was inches divided from giving Spurs a lead with a shot that only disfigured divided from a left honest with McCarthy scrambling while Gabbiadini strike true into a arms of Vorm with a shy shot moments later.

Stephens was good placed again to inhibit a Kane shot from a right palm side following a quick mangle forward, while Vertonghen was forced to fire from operation after a round pennyless to him as Alli disfigured and incited though couldn’t work space for a shot.

17-year-old Irish striker Michael Obafemi transposed Gabbiadini in a 82nd notation as Saints trainer Mauricio Pellegrino looked for some late impulse and he so scarcely scored a leader though could not spin a Tadic cranky home.

Spurs remained a some-more expected scorers, as Erik Lamela saw his tighten operation bid deflected out for a dilemma and Kane pulled a really late shot, from a left, far-reaching of a right post after Sanchez had done an glorious retard to repudiate Sofiane Boufal’s shot from creation a approach by to Vorm.

But try as they might, a divided side were incompetent to find a behind of a net again and had to settle for a unique point.

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