Southampton 3 Tottenham 3 – Report
Southampton got here again from 3-1 all the way down to safe a significant level in opposition to Tottenham
Tottenham’s problem for a prime-4 end within the Premier League was hit by a late Southampton fightback in a 3-3 draw on Saturday, as Leeds boosted their survival hopes with a 4-2 win at Wolves.
Spurs appeared set to leapfrog Manchester United into third as they led backside-of-the-desk Saints 3-1 with simply 13 minutes remaining at St. Mary’s.
However Theo Walcott’s first purpose in almost two years and James Ward-Prowse’s stoppage-time penalty salvaged a significant level for Southampton.
Pedro Porro’s thumping end had opened the scoring and his account for Tottenham in first-half stoppage time.
Southampton responded inside a minute of the restart as Che Adams turned in Walcott’s cross.
Hypothesis continues to encompass Harry Kane’s future, but it surely has not affected the England captain’s type as he rose highest to move in his twenty first Premier League purpose of the season from Dejan Kulusevski’s cross.
Ivan Perisic’s strike from the sting of the field then gave Spurs a two-purpose cushion.
But, even that was not sufficient for Antonio Conte’s males.
Walcott facet-footed dwelling to arrange a grandstand end and Pape Sarr was then penalised for bringing down Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
Tottenham ‘keeper Fraser Forster couldn’t deny his former teammate Ward-Prowse to depart Spurs simply two factors forward of fifth-positioned Newcastle having performed two video games extra.