Southampton 1-1 Tottenham LIVE! Harry Kane goal - Premier League result, match stream and latest updates today

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Southampton vs Tottenham LIVE!

Harry Kane scored for the third straight Premier League game and was denied a second goal by the narrowest of offside calls in Tottenham's 1-1 draw at 10-man Southampton on Tuesday.

Kane converted a penalty in the 41st minute after Son Heung-min was tripped by Mohammed Salisu, which earned the Southampton defender a second yellow card.

Southampton had looked good to that point, opening the scoring through James Ward-Prowse's fierce shot from just inside the area in the 25th, but was pinned back in its own half in the second-half.

Tottenham looked to have taken the lead in the 53rd when Kane ran onto Harry Winks' ball over Southampton's high line and dispatched a finish past Fraser Forster, only for the goal to be ruled out for offside after a video review.

The visitors were even more aggrieved in the 67th when another goal was disallowed, this time after Forster came out to catch the ball under pressure from Matt Doherty and dropped it onto his own heel. The ball ricocheted back into the net but the referee blew for a foul by Doherty, even though contact appeared minimal.

Tottenham stayed unbeaten in the league under Antonio Conte since his appointment at the start of November and moved five points behind fourth-place Arsenal — with two games in hand — in the race for Champions League qualification.

Kane had previously scored in back-to-back games, against Liverpool and Crystal Palace, when Tottenham also played against 10 men for a long spells following red cards.

Match highlights

  • GOAL! Ward-Prowse with a fine strike

  • RED CARD AND GOAL! Kane scores from spot after Salisu dismissed

Southampton FC 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur FC

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Recap an entertaining match at St Mary’s with our match report.

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Check out Dan’s player ratings for Tottenham’s stars after this 1-1 draw.

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It was pretty much all Tottenham late on but here is how Southampton very nearly nicked the win...

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Worth nothing that Antonio Conte is now the first Tottenham manager to go their first seven Premier League games without losing.

At times, that looked pretty unlikely today.

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No doubt as to the happier team.

Full time! Southampton 1-1 Tottenham

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90+6 mins: The whistle blows!

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90+5 mins: Save!

Still time for Spurs to come again and Forster palms over Gil’s effort.

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90+4 mins: Wide!

Huge pressure from the visitors and Winks tees up a fine ball towards Kane, who has Walker-Peters all over him (legally, it’s worth adding) and puts his header wide at the back stick.

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90+3 mins: No rush from Ward-Prowse over the corner, which is eventually pushed out to Redmond.

Lloris snaffles up the second cross back in.

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90+2 mins: Chance!

Broja punishes Dier’s error but Sanchez throws in a hearty block to turn his shot over.

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90+1 mins: Forster claims a header that loops off Son from close range, perhaps where Tottenham would rather Kane be waiting.

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90 mins: Near enough 15 men in the Southampton box as Winks cuts a ball in from the right, with Bednarek there once again.

Gil sends it straight back and Walker-Peters has to twist to block it.

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89 mins: We will have FIVE added minutes at St Mary’s...

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87 mins: Moura spins on the edge of the box and hits an effort early, which is straight at Forster and beaten away.

The Brazilian has tried hard to make something happen since coming on.

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85 mins: With a bit of treatment, Walker-Peters is allowed to continue.

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84 mins: Once again the ball is loaded into the box and Southampton do enough to prevent Forster being called into action, this time leading to Walker-Peters receiving a hefty whack to his head.

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82 mins: Another attack is repelled, this time a nice Davies cross being cleared and Kane being called offside after Hojbjerg’s cute flick back into the box.

In the next Saints change, Adam Armstrong comes off for Redmond.

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79 mins: Gil works a yard well and puts a good ball in, which Son heads straight into Forster’s hands.

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77 mins: That change does not mean Doherty is back in his normal right-back slot and Gil is instead the right-back. A bit odd.

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76 mins: High, wide and not at all handsome from Doherty as he tries to hook a lovely Winks ball in with his right foot. A manner of scoring that chance that was simply never on.

Conte swaps Royal out for Gil.

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75 mins: Ward-Prowse’s cross lands in a dangerous area and is cleared. Diallo could have gambled a bit more to get on the end of it.

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74 mins: Rare move forward for Saints with Broja giving them someone to hit up front, and he wins a corner off Davies...

Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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Spurs can feel very hard done by after another effort is harshly ruled out, this time a Forster own goal after the goalkeeper spilled the ball under pressure from Doherty.

Both sides look tired and you wonder if Spurs have enough in the tank to capitalise on their extra man.

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72 mins: It’s all Spurs pressure as the final knockings of this game approach, can anyone grab the winner?

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71 mins: That is all for Long today and it’s no surprise to see Chelsea loanee Broja come on for the final 20 minutes.

Also, Winks was booked a handball a moment ago, for those keeping up a tally.

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70 mins: Chance!

Son gets the better of Valery and Doherty overlaps down the left, but on his weaker foot he opts to poke an effort goalwards which Forster deals with.

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68 mins: Again, Tottenham break in but a foul is given before Son can get his shot away.

Southampton are defending with all their might here.

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66 mins: The ball is in the back of the net yet it’s ruled out.

Winks’ high cross looks set for Forster and he just about has the ball claimed when he clatters into Doherty, although that’s far from an obvious foul.

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65 mins: A sweet move finds Son by the byline on the right and Bednarek covers across really nicely, throwing in a block that rebounds off the Spurs man for a goal kick.

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61 mins: Dier’s block on that shot was absolutely fine, and came off his shoulder with his arm tight to his body.

It’s then the defender’s turn to direct his anger at the official after failing to win a free-kick while slicing the ball into touch.

Ahead of the throw-in, Moura replaces Dele.

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60 mins: Walker-Peters wins the ball in the final third and Stuart Armstrong whacks a shot into a defender.

Shouts for handball are turned down, though.

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59 mins: Son is looking sharp in the second-half and gets on the end of Davies’ cross from the left, which is turned behind for a corner.

The Korean puts the ball in himself yet Saints repel it easily enough.

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57 mins: Chants of “you’re not fit to referee” ringing around St Mary’s.

Perhaps slightly harsh on the official, from a neutral’s perspective, but there we go.

Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary's

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An incredibly tight offside call rules out Kane’s goal and denies Spurs the lead. Still, a very encouraging moment for both Kane and Winks, who unlocked Saints with a cute pass.

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54 mins: That has to serve simply as a serious warning sign for Southampton, not like they needed one...

VAR was right to call Kane up, who was only inches offside but had gone too early.

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53 mins: Disallowed!

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52 mins: Kane latches onto Winks pass and finishes it off!

VAR wants to look at this though...

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51 mins: Adam Armstrong lunges for the ball but arrives late behind Royal’s touch, drawing the latest yellow card of the game.

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49 mins: Southampton between a rock and a hard place now as the ten-men sit deep but lack the man power to put together serious breaks.

How long will it be before Long is replaced by Broja up top?

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46 mins: That change means Doherty slots straight in down an unfamiliar left-back position, aided by Davies alongside him in defence.

Second-half begins!

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Doherty comes on for Reguilon in the only change, the Spaniard having been booked earlier on.

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Here come the players!

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Elsewhere today, West Ham have come back from a goal down to lead Watford through two quickfire Said Benrahma goals.

And another bad day is on the cards for Norwich, with Crystal Palace leading the Canaries 3-0 at Selhurst Park.

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The big question now is whether Southampton can regain their stronger foothold or if Tottenham can make the most of this somewhat-gifted route back into the match.

Second-half: Coming up!

Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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Spurs were struggling to find their feet until Salisu's foul on Son potentially flipped this game on its head. For second time in 48 hours, Spurs will play more than a half against 10 men.

But they still need to improve to win here. Boos for ref Anthony Taylor from around St. Mary's at the interval.

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Here is that Tottenham penalty incident, with VAR calling Son offside is there much to argue about?

Half-time! Southampton 1-1 Tottenham

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That’s the break after a half which was going all Southampton’s way until that red card.

Ward-Prowse’s opener was cancelled out by Kane’s penalty, after Salisu received a second yellow for clearly downing Son in the box.

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45+1 mins: Reguilon booked for going in late on Diallo.

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45 mins: A bit of Tottenham possession to see out the half, with three minutes added on.

Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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What a huge potential turning point that was. Saints were well in control but Salisu's trip on Son has let Spurs back into the game, and left the hosts a man down.

For the second time in 48 hours, Spurs will play more than half the match against ten men.

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43 mins: A break in play immediately from kick-off and Long receives a blow to the head competing for a long ball over the top.

No malice, the officials agree, and the Irishman is okay to continue.

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42 mins: The only question there was whether Son was offside as he went through on goal.

VAR was content that he was not and there was no need to review Salisu’s tackle, or second yellow.

GOAL! Southampton 1-1 Tottenham | Kane, 40'

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40 mins: Kane steps up... and scores in the top corner!

Penalty for Spurs! Red card for Saints!

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39 mins: Salisu brings down Son, a clear penalty and second yellow!

Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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After impressing against Liverpool, Dele and Winks have been poor so far here – although they're far from the only ones. No-one in a Spurs shirt is playing well and as half-time approach Conte's side are still yet to really settle into this game.

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37 mins: A really entertaining, open affair here with Southampton still playing and battling very well, and Tottenham fully direct and a danger on the break.

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35 mins: Single-minded approach from Son after being sent away on the break by Kane.

Reguilon and Royal were options but he hits it from range and Forsters holds onto it.

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33 mins: A hearty, ironic cheer when Long fells Winks and the Tottenham man lays on the ball waiting for the whistle, which in fact goes the other way.

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30 mins: That Southampton ire at Anthony Taylor goes a step too far in the ref’s mind and Hasenhuttl is booked for his remonstrations on the touchline.

Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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Saints deserve their lead but it was a cheap goal for Spurs to concede, as they failed to clear a long throw or close down Ward-Prowse quickly enough. This is a test for Conte's Spurs, who look sluggish and haven't really got going.

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29 mins: It’s Kane... through the wall and held comfortably by Forster.

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28 mins: A bit of a response from Tottenham and Winks wins a foul off Diallo in a good spot, a bit over eager from the Saints man.

Speaking of which, Salisu was booked for a challenge after the restart.

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26 mins: A set-piece is only cleared as far as the England international, ready and waiting on the 18-yard line.

And he hits a perfect, outside of the boot volley than flies past Lloris into the far corner!

GOAL! Southampton 1-0 Tottenham | Ward-Prowse, 24'

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24 mins: What a hit from Ward-Prowse!

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23 mins: Son sends in the first corner of the day, which is worked short and Forster strongly claims the eventual cross.

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21 mins: A break in play as Royal looks hurt after Long leaves a little bit on the Brazilian, although not enough to spare himself from the St Mary’s jeers.

Halfway through the first-half and Saints will certainly be the happier team.


Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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Spurs haven’t been allowed to settle and Saints look the likeliest to open the scoring.

But Walker-Peters needs to be careful against his former club after two fouls on Reguilon, the second of which earned him a yellow card. Spurs would love to play against ten men for a third league game running.

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17 mins: No sign of Southampton’s pressure fading despite that spell for Spurs.

Salisu loads a long throw into the box which Royal deals with.

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14 mins: Disallowed!

Son’s cross from the free-kick is met by Davies and the header hits the net, but he is one of four Tottenham men offside as the ball comes in.

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13 mins: Kane the architect again and Walker-Peters fails to get away with a tug back on Reguilon, and earns a yellow card in today’s brewing battle down the flank.

That’ll also be a one-game ban for the defender.

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12 mins: Better from Spurs, Kane beating a man but overhitting a through ball to Dele - who would have been clear on goal.

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10 mins: Valery, on his first Premier League outing of the season, tries a speculative shot from distance that smashes the advertising boards behind Lloris’ goal.

It’s all Saints so far...

Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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Spurs appear to be in the 3-5-2 system which was so effective against Liverpool, although Dele is playing high on the right, almost making it a 3-4-3 at times.

Saints are using a back three themselves to match Conte's Spurs. And the hosts have edged the first ten minutes.

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8 mins: Chance!

A solid start from Saints with Reguilon having a tough time against Walker-Peters, who floats a ball in that is just too high for Adam Armstrong to control. The header from eight yards out goes over.

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6 mins: Long is called offside after getting ahead of Sanchez and flashing a header wide, after a lovely cross from Walker-Peters.

That may have even been overturned, had it gone in and VAR taken a look. An early warning.

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4 mins: Dele shows his first glimpse at breaking forward into the channels, with the midfielder set up in the right-flank role usually held by Moura.

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3 mins: Adam Armstrong gets a first chance to show off his pace as he looks to breeze around Sanchez, but stumbles over the ball and Spurs clear.

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1 min: Looks like a back-five for Southampton to match their visitors, with ex-Spurs youngster Walker-Peters and Perraud the wing-backs and Valery the third central defender.

The two Armstrongs flank Long in attack.

Kick-off! Southampton vs Tottenham

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Another helping in this feast of festive football? Go on then...

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Here come the teams!

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Reminder that today’s game is only available to watch in the UK via Amazon Prime.

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Kick-off is less than ten minutes away...

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Antonio Conte delivers his pre-match verdict, with no room for complacency despite a strong start at Spurs.

“We have to go game by game, step by step,” he tells Amazon Prime. “For sure today, to win here is not easy.

“Southampton won their last game against West Ham, who are a strong team. They bring an intensity and have worked under the same manager for several years - they are really dangerous.”

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It’s the Antonio Conte sarong! Who didn’t open one of these on Christmas Day?


Dan Kilpatrick at St Mary’s

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The atmosphere is building on the South Coast with Hugo Lloris & Co out for their warm-up.

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Ralph Hasenhuttl believes Tottenham have always been a big threat in attack but has praised Antonio Conte for sorting out the side’s defence since taking over.

He said: “There is not much better in the Premier League, so I think it is more important that he stabilised the squad defensively also, and this is what he definitely did.

“They are working harder, have definitely made a step forward. They are one of the best teams in the league. But we are not scared. We have shown that against top teams we can take points and this is our plan for Tuesday.”

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A landmark appearance for Eric Dier today!

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More drastic from the hosts with six changes, bringing Shane Long, Adam Armstrong, Romain Perraud, Stuart Armstrong, Ibrahima Diallo and Yann Valery introduced.

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So three changes for Tottenham as Dele Alli, Harry Winks and Ben Davies come into the XI for Oliver Skipp, Lucas Moura and Japhet Tanganga.

Young midfielder Harvey White is also included on the bench.

Southampton’s team today...

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Southampton XI: Forster; Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Salisu, Perraud; Diallo, Ward-Prowse; Valery, S. Armstrong, Long; A. Armstrong.

Subs: Caballero, Small, Simeu, Romeu, Walcott, Elyounoussi, Tella, Redmond, Broja.

How the visitors line up...

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Tottenham XI: Lloris; Sanchez, Dier, Davies; Royal, Winks, Hojbjerg, Reguilon; Dele, Son; Kane.

Subs: Gollini, Tanganga, Rodon, Doherty, Skipp, White, Ngombele, Gil, Moura.

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Team news will be with us shortly...

Head to head history

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Spurs have won the last three meetings between the teams, ending a run of only one win in four.

Southampton wins: 64

Draws: 50

Tottenham wins: 85

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More of the same would do nicely for Spurs today.

Standard Sport score prediction: Southampton 0-2 Tottenham

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Southampton, at their best, can give any team problems. Still, they were missing key players prior to the Boxing Day win over West Ham due to Covid and do not have the biggest squad in the world to cope with playing two games in such quick succession.

Spurs, on the other hand, look to be riding a crest of a wave under Conte.

Spurs to win 2-0.

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Tottenham predicted XI (3-4-2-1): Lloris; Tanganga, Dier, Davies; Doherty, Winks, Hojbjerg, Reguilon; Bergwijn, Son; Kane.

Early team news

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Giovani Lo Celso is injured for Spurs but Conte has revealed that his latest problem is not thought to be overly serious. Elsewhere, the likes of Harry Winks and Matt Doherty could come into the side amid such a quick turnaround in games.

For Saints, they missed Nathan Tella, Jack Stephens and Lyanco for the win over West Ham after positive Covid tests.

How to watch

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TV channel: Today’s game will be broadcast on the Amazon Prime streaming service.

Live stream: Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to watch the game through the Amazon Prime App.

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