SOUTHAMPTON. Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur played an incredible match before drawing 3-3.
The match was played at the St. Mary’s Stadium stadium in Southampton on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Simon Hooper who was helped by Adrian Holmes and Mark Scholes. The 4th official was John Busby. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.3 degrees Celsius or 54.14 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Southampton was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Tottenham Hotspur that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Southampton was putting more pressure with 52 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 7 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Southampton to win the match.
Southampton shot 19 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Tottenham Hotspur shot 17 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.
Southampton received 1 yellow card (Kamaldeen Sulemana). On the opposite side, Tottenham Hotspur received 1 yellow card (O. Skipp).
After this match, Southampton will have 23 points to remain in the 20th place. Talking about the opposition, Tottenham Hotspur will have 49 points to remain in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Southampton will host Fulham on the 13th of May with a 6-2 head to head record in favor of Southampton (3 draws).
Tottenham Hotspur will play away agasint Aston Villa on the 13th of May with a 19-5 head to head stats in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (7 draws).
Southampton – Formation
Southampton started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Rubén Sellés Salvador decided to play with the following team: Gavin Bazunu, Kyle Walker-Peters , Jan Bednarek , Armel Bella-Kotchap , Romain Perraud , Stuart Armstrong , James Ward-Prowse , Roméo Lavia , Mohamed Elyounoussi , Theo Walcott and Che Adams .
The home team had on the bench: Kamaldeen Sulemana, Adam Armstrong, Mohammed Salisu , Alex McCarthy, Paul Onuachu, Sékou Mara , Ibrahima Diallo, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Carlos Alcaraz .
Southampton could not rely on the presence of A. Maitland-Niles (injured).
Southampton made 5 changes: Armel Bella-Kotchap for Mohammed Salisu (8′), Jan Bednarek for Ainsley Maitland-Niles (34′), Mohamed Elyounoussi for K. Sulemana (70′), Ché Adams for Sékou Mara (70′) and Stuart Armstrong for C. Alcaraz (70′).
Best player: Theo Walcott
The player that probably impressed the most for Southampton was Theo Walcott.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 16 passes (68% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 2 crosses.
Tottenham Hotspur – Formation
Tottenham Hotspur started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Antonio Conte played with: Fraser Forster, Cristian Romero , Eric Dier , Clément Lenglet , Pedro Porro , Oliver Skipp , Pierre-Emile Højbjerg , Ben Davies , Richarlison, Heung-min Son and Harry Kane .
These were the players on the bench: Japhet Tanganga, Lucas Moura, Dejan Kulusevski, Arnaut Danjuma, Davinson Sánchez, Brandon Austin, Pape Matar Sarr, Emerson Royal and Ivan Perišić .
Tottenham Hotspur could not rely on the presence of Ivan Perisic (injured).
Tottenham Hotspur made 4 changes: Richarlison for Dejan Kulusevski (5′), Ben Davies for Ivan Perišić (37′), Pedro Porro for Emerson (86′) and Dejan Kulusevski for Pape Sarr (86′).
Best player: Pedro Porro
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Tottenham Hotspur was Pedro Porro.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 29 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.