Rodriguez: Spurs could be a great contest

By SFC Media Wed 28 Dec Saints vs Spurs

Jay Rodriguez believes tonight's clash between Saints and Tottenham has the makings of a memorable one.

Spurs head into the match with back-to-back wins in the Premier League, while Southampton are also in excellent form, having gone unbeaten in their last three top-flight games.

Rodriguez said: "Tottenham are a great side, and with the way they play it's going to be very difficult, but I think if we're at it it's going to be a great game and something to enjoy."

The Saints striker also says optimism is high, with the team having lost only once in 13 home games this term.

"We've always got confidence in any game we play that if we stick to what we know and work on what we've been doing in training then hopefully it will show in the game," he said.

Rodriguez is also looking forward to a reunion with former teammate Victor Wanyama, who moved to White Hart Lane last summer.

"I'm really looking forward to seeing him," he said. "He's a really good guy and a good friend, and I'm really happy for him that he's doing really well there. It will be good to see him and hopefully play against him."

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