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Southampton

Report | August 6

Tottenham Hotspur

4 - 1

Southampton

Ryan Sessegnon 21 James Ward-Prowse 12
Eric Dier 31
Mohammed Salisu 61 [OG]
Dejan Kulusevski 63

Tottenham win at home to Southampton.

James Ward-Prowse opened the score for Southampton in the 12th minute after being found by Moussa Djénepo. After the first goal, Tottenham responded in a big way, with a 4 goal barrage. Southampton couldn't muster another beyond that initial score, as Tottenham took the dominant win.

The Overview

  • Spurs cut through the opposition defence with relative ease and registered 18 shots in total.
  • Despite the loss, Saints had plenty of chances of their own, getting away ten shots in the match.
  • Spurs' accuracy paid off well, 44% of their shots were on target.
  • In the process of picking up the three points, Rodrigo Bentancur, Yves Bissouma and Ryan Sessegnon found their way into the referee's book.

The Details

Son Heungmin posed a threat out wide all game, registering 7 crosses. Spurs had the edge in the passing game, completing 553 passes compared to Saints' 410.

Tottenham kick things off with a win. Meanwhile, Southampton will look to bounce back next match.

Top Performers

Dejan KulusevskiSon Heungmin
1 goal scoredAssisted 1 goal
Blocked 1 shot (1st in the game)Had 2 shots on target (1st in the game)

Next up, Tottenham renew their rivalry with Chelsea on Sunday, August 14th. While Southampton prepare for a bottom-of-the-table scrap against fellow strugglers Leeds on Saturday, August 13th. Can Spurs find another win? Will Saints improve and pick up points?

Looking for more results and stats? Check out older Southampton match reports here.