Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur obliterates Southampton 4-1 with a superb match

LONDON. Tottenham Hotspur demolishes Southampton 4-1 with goals of


LONDON. Tottenham Hotspur demolishes Southampton 4-1 with goals of R. Sessegnon (21′), E. Dier (32′), M. Salisu (60′ own) and D. Kulusevski (63′). On the other side, Southampton scored with ​J. Ward-Prowse (12′). Tottenham Hotspur took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was held at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Stadium in London on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm UTC. In the presence of 61,732 spectators.​ The referee was Andre Marriner who had the assistance of Simon Long and Richard West. The 4th official was Tim Robinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 24 degrees Celsius or 75.2 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 29%.​

Match Statistics

Tottenham Hotspur was in firm control of the ball 58% while Southampton was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Tottenham Hotspur was more aggressive with 12 dangerous attacks and 4 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Tottenham Hotspur won the match.

Tottenham Hotspur shot 4 times, 4 on target, 0 off target. On the opposite side, Southampton shot 2 times, 1 on target, 1 off target.


Tottenham Hotspur received 3 yellow cards (R. Sessegnon, R. Bentancur and Y. Bissouma). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Southampton.

After this match, Tottenham Hotspur has 0 points to occupy the 17th place in the standings. while Southampton stays with 0 points (16th).

Match Events

  • 12'

    J. Ward-Prowse

  • 21'

    R. Sessegnon

  • 23'

    R. Sessegnon

  • 32'

    E. Dier

    Son Heung-Min

  • 46'

    J. Stephens

    Y. Valery

  • 46'

    S. Armstrong

    A. Armstrong

  • 60'

    M. Salisu (OG)

  • 63'

    D. Kulusevski

    Emerson Royal

  • 66'

    I. Perisic

    R. Sessegnon

  • 72'

    R. Perraud

    M. Djenepo

  • 75'

    R. Bentancur

  • 76'

    I. Diallo

    O. Romeu

  • 86'

    Lucas Moura

    D. Kulusevski

  • 86'

    C. Lenglet

    B. Davies

  • 86'

    Y. Bissouma

    R. Bentancur

  • 87'

    M. Doherty

    Emerson Royal

  • 88'

    Y. Bissouma

  • 90'

    N. Redmond

    K. Walker-Peters

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Tottenham Hotspur will play away with Chelsea on the 14th of August with a 20-7 head to head stats in favor of Chelsea (11 draws).

Southampton will host Leeds United on the 13th of August with a 5-4 head to head in favor of Southampton (1 draw).

Tottenham Hotspur: Formation and Lineups

Tottenham Hotspur started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Antonio Conte chose to play with the following team: Hugo Lloris (6.6), Cristian Romero (7.0), Eric Dier (7.6), Ben Davies (7.1), Emerson Royal (7.8), Rodrigo Bentancur (7.4), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (7.1), Ryan Sessegnon (7.4), Dejan Kulusevski (8.4), Heung-min Son (8.0) and Harry Kane (6.8).


Tottenham Hotspur made 5 changes: R. Sessegnon for I. Perisic (66′), D. Kulusevski for Lucas Moura (86′), B. Davies for C. Lenglet (86′), R. Bentancur for Y. Bissouma (86′) and Emerson Royal for M. Doherty (87′).

Top player: Dejan Kulusevski

Probably the most impressive player in Tottenham Hotspur was Dejan Kulusevski.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 38 passes (92% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.

Southampton: Formation and Lineups

Southampton started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

On the other side, Ralph Hasenhüttl played with: Gavin Bazunu (6.7), Kyle Walker-Peters (6.5), Yan Valery (5.9), Jan Bednarek (6.6), Mohammed Salisu (6.5), Moussa Djenepo (6.3), James Ward-Prowse (7.5), Roméo Lavia (6.9), Oriol Romeu (6.8), Joe Aribo (6.2) and Adam Armstrong (6.6).


Southampton made 5 changes: Y. Valery for J. Stephens (46′), A. Armstrong for S. Armstrong (46′), M. Djenepo for R. Perraud (72′), O. Romeu for I. Diallo (76′) and K. Walker-Peters for N. Redmond (90′).

Top player: James Ward-Prowse

The player who no doubt impressed Southampton the most was James Ward-Prowse.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 32 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 7 crosses.

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