Saints v TOT Match Centre
Stat Pack: Saints vs West Brom
All the key statistics ahead of Southampton's Premier League clash against West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's.
Matchday Uncovered: Saints vs Spurs
Go behind the scenes of Southampton's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
Gallery: Saints beaten by Spurs
View our photographers' images from a disappointing night for Southampton at St Mary's.
Highlights: Saints 1-4 Spurs
Watch the moments that mattered from St Mary's, as Southampton lost to Tottenham Hotspur.
90 in 90: Saints 1-4 Spurs
Catch the key moments from Southampton's 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Video: Ward-Prowse on a tough night
James Ward-Prowse on the 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Puel: We must recover quickly
Claude Puel says his side must get ready to go again against West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League
Video: Puel reflects on defeat to Spurs
Claude Puel offers his thoughts on Southampton's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Puel disappointed after Spurs defeat
Claude Puel was left disappointed after his ten-man Southampton side fell to a defeat to Spurs.
Ward-Prowse: Result didn’t reflect performance
James Ward-Prowse felt ten-man Southampton were unfortunate to be on the end of a 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
Report: Saints 1-4 Tottenham Hotspur
Ten-man Southampton fell to a 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League at St Mary’s.
Rodriguez: Spurs could be a great contest
Jay Rodriguez previews Southampton's clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
Video: Rodriguez previews Spurs clash
Jay Rodriguez looks ahead to Tottenham on the back of his double against Bournemouth.
Rodriguez looks ahead to a big few days
Jay Rodriguez on the importance of Southampton's next two home games.
Puel relishing festive games
Claude Puel previews Southampton's game against Tottenham Hotspur.
Predict The Score: Saints vs Spurs
Predict the result of Southampton's clash with Spurs for a chance to win a signed home shirt.
Video: Puel previews Spurs
Watch as Claude Puel previews Southampton's game against Tottenham.
Puel: We can cope with the schedule
Claude Puel on playing three Premier League games in six days.
Puel: We'll be fresh for Spurs
Claude Puel gives a team update ahead of Southampton's game against Tottenham.
The Inside Track: Tottenham Hotspur
Get the lowdown on Tottenham Hotspur ahead of Wednesday's fixture from Ben Pearce, the Spurs correspondent for the Ham & High newspaper.
Match Preview: Saints vs Spurs
Check out our in-depth match preview ahead of Southampton's game against Spurs.
Stat Pack: Saints vs Tottenham
Ahead of the visit of Tottenham Hotspur to St Mary's on Wednesday, take a look at some key pre-match statistics.
Press conference (part two): Puel previews Spurs
Watch Claude Puel speak to the written media ahead of the Premier League game against Tottenham.
Puel wants more of the same from Rodriguez
Claude Puel has challenged Jay Rodriguez to maintain his goal scoring form.
Saints v TOT As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Spurs score twice late on to seal their win
- Saints reduced to ten men following red card for Redmond
- Harry Kane missed a second half penalty
- 1-1 at half time with both teams scoring early on
Disappointment for Saints
The ten men are comfortably beaten on a frustrating night at St Mary's.21.37
Southampton 1-4 Tottenham Hotspur21.35
Yellow Card for Shane Long (Southampton)
Saints man cautioned for foul on Vertonghen
Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Vincent Janssen replaces Harry Kane
Final change for the visitors.
Alli wraps it up
Dele Alli grabs his second goal of the game to secure the win
Bamidele Alli (86’) | Southampton 1 – 4 Tottenham Hotspur
Son makes it three
The Spurs sub races on to a through ball deflected off Romeu to finish low past Forster.
Heung-Min Son (84’) | Southampton 1 – 3 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Harry Winks replaces Mousa Dembélé
Opportunity for Højbjerg
Saints pounce on a loose ball with Lloris stranded, but Højbjerg's effort from distance is tame.
Fonte makes vital challenge
The defender sprints across to thwart Danny Rose on the break.
Eriksen goes close once more
Christian Eriksen's low shot is deflected wide of the right post.
Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Heung-Min Son replaces Moussa Sissoko
Spurs make their first change of the match.
Rose fires wide
The Spurs full back gets into the area and drills a shot wide at the near post.
Triple substitution for Saints
Claude Puel introduces all three substitutes at once to try and get back into the game.
Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Jay Rodriguez
Southampton substitution: Dušan Tadić replaces Sofiane Boufal
Southampton substitution: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg replaces Steven Davis
Eriksen hits the bar
The Spurs midfielder sees his shot crash back off the crossbar from inside the area.
Kane's missed penalty
Harry Kane's spot kick which went over the bar
Good response from Saints
The ten men continue to create opportunities with Fonte going close to reaching Cédric's cross.
Wanyama tests Forster
The Spurs midfielder strikes one from long range which Fraser Forster has to push over the bar.
Yellow Card for Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur)
Rose booked for foul on Cédric.
Harry Kane blazes his spot kick well over the crossbar
Red Card for Nathan Redmond (Southampton)
Redmond receives a straight red card for the challenge on Alli
Penalty awarded to Spurs
Alli goes to ground under a challenge from Redmond
Fonte heads wide
The Saints captain puts a header just off target as Saints immediately search for an equaliser.
The Spurs striker nods in a corner at the near post to put the visitors in front.
Harry Kane (51’) | Southampton 1 – 2 Tottenham Hotspur
The Spurs full back sees his shot blocked by Fonte for a corner,
Spurs move breaks down
Neat break from the visitors ends with Moussa Sissoko's cross into the area evading everyone.
Teams return for second half
Saints and Spurs emerge for the second 45 minutes with no changes to either side.
There are 31,853 inside St Mary's this evening which includes 3,338 away supporters.
Southampton 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Big chance for Wanyama
The Spurs man almost finds a way through from close range, but Fonte gets a crucial block in to deny him,
Alli goes close
The Spurs man shoots over from outside of the area. The game remains fiercely competitive.
Boufal in action for Saints
Sofiane Boufal goes up against former Saint Victor Wanyama at St Mary's.
Eriksen shoots wide
Christian Eriksen gets into a good position again on the edge of the area, but strikes wide of Forster's left post.
Saints search for a response
The game temporarily slows following a fast start at St Mary's. Spurs' goal against the run of play has given the visitors a breather.
Dele Alli loops a header into the far corner for 1-1.
Vertonghen clears the danger
The Spurs defender has to react quickly to deny Rodriguez from stealing in a shot on the rebound inside the area.
Close from Redmond!
Nathan Redmond strikes a low shot from just outside of the area which whistles past the left post.
Yellow Card for Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur)
Spurs man Mousa Dembélé goes into the book for a foul.
Van Dijk's goal
Virgil van Dijk climbs highest to head Southampton in front.
A corner taken quickly sees Christian Eriksen flash a cross into the area which narrowly avoids everyone inside the box.
Rodriguez shoots wide
Saints continue their strong start with a slick move forward which sees Ward-Prowse find Rodriguez on the edge of the box, but the striker can't find the target.
Kane fires over
Spurs search for an immediate response, but Harry Kane's strike from the edge of the area goes over the bar.
Van Dijk scores!
Virgil van Dijk powers home a near post header to give Saints the lead.
Virgil Van Dijk (1’) | Southampton 1 – 0 Tottenham Hotspur
Chance for Saints as Ward-Prowse stands over a free-kick on the right side
Saints take kick-off
Nathan Redmond gets the match under way for the hosts at St Mary's.19.45
Saints and Spurs take to the pitch
Both teams are out, with the visitors lining up in their changed strip of all gold.19.43
Players warm up
Watch the Southampton squad get put through their paces ahead of tonight's game.19.36
Relive last season's win over Tottenham at White Hart Lane, which came courtesy of a Steven Davis double.19.20
Lloris (c), Walker, Vertonghen, Rose, Dier, Wanyama, Sissoko, Dembélé, Eriksen, Alli, Kane.
Subs: Vorm, Son, Janssen, Nkoudou, Wimmer, Winks, Davies18.51
Southampton team announced
Forster, Cédric, Fonte, Van Dijk, Bertrand, Romeu, Davis, Ward-Prowse, Boufal, Redmond, Rodriguez.
Subs: Taylor (GK), Yoshida, Long, Højbjerg, Tadić, Martina, Reed.18.49
WE'RE CONFIDENT, ESPECIALLY AFTER THE LAST RESULT. WE'VE ONLY LOST AT HOME ONCE THIS SEASON, SO WE WANT TO KEEP THAT GOING TONIGHT.NATHAN REDMONDSOUTHAMPTON FORWARD
Tadić turns attention to Tottenham
Dušan Tadić looks ahead to this evening's game.17.46
Training pre Spurs
Watch footage from Staplewood this week where there was no rest for the Southampton squad in preparation for tonight's game.17.41
Supporters greet players
Watch as the Southampton squad meet with fans on arrival at St Mary's.17.12
WE KNOW THAT THE GAME WILL BE TOUGH. SOUTHAMPTON ARE PLAYING VERY WELL, THEY BEAT BOURNEMOUTH IN THEIR LAST GAME AND IT WILL BE DIFFICULT.MAURICIO POCHETTINOTOTTENHAM MANAGER
IT'S A TEAM LIKE US, WHO LIKE TO PLAY GOOD FOOTBALL, WITH POSSESSION, QUALITY AND TECHNICAL PLAYERS. THEY HAVE A GOOD SPIRIT.CLAUDE PUELSOUTHAMPTON MANAGER
Jay hopes to keep firing
Jay Rodriguez says he's working hard to maintain his form after grabbing two goals last time out.16.15
Puel on Tottenham visit
Southampton manager Claude Puel previews this evening's match against Spurs.16.09
Saints v TOT Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
Virgil van Dijk
José Fonte (C)
Steven DavisPierre-Emile Højbjerg (72′)
Sofiane BoufalDusan Tadic (72′)
Jay RodriguezShane Long (72′)
Hugo Lloris (GK) (C)
Mousa DembéléHarry Winks (82′)
Moussa SissokoSon Heung-Min (74′)
Harry KaneVincent Janssen (89′)
Saints v TOT Match Stats
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