Tottenham Hotspur might be feeling dejected after drawing 3-3 of their Premier League with Southampton this afternoon and Antonio Conte will certainly be involved about how his staff let go of a two-goal lead within the final quarter-hour of the sport.
The Lilywhites have now conceded extra objectives (40) than some other staff within the high 12 and as we speak’s efficiency has left them in a weak place inside the highest 4 as Newcastle United are chasing them down simply two factors behind with two video games in hand.
Spurs didn’t solely share the factors on their go to to the south coast but additionally equally shared possession of the ball all through their conflict at St Mary’s, though have been unable to dominate in some other space of the sport with Southampton comfortably delivering extra photographs on purpose (19 v 17) and extra correct passes accomplished (385 v 376), which finally led to a blockbuster comeback for the relegation battling facet.
Within the first half, Pedro Porro lastly broke the stalemate within the closing moments earlier than half-time to provide Tottenham the lead, nonetheless, when the ultimate 45 minutes commenced Che Adams rapidly bought the house staff again into the sport with a Forty sixth-minute equaliser.
The inevitable Harry Kane discovered the again of the online to attain his twenty first Premier League purpose of the season with a usually scientific and ruthless header from inside the realm, with the England skipper as soon as once more developing trumps for his facet in assault – earlier than Ivan Perisic doubled the result in make it 3-1 simply 9 minutes later.
It wasn’t over, nonetheless, as Theo Walcott saved the Saints’ hopes alive when he discovered his staff’s second purpose within the 77th minute and a reckless mistake from Pape Matar Sarr within the field finally delivered the golden alternative to equalise to the opposition, with James Ward-Prowse changing a penalty within the dying minutes of the sport.
Regardless of Spurs missing combat all around the pitch, it was Son Heung-min – in addition to partner-in-crime Kane – who refused to surrender and provided a lot to his staff although he did not make the scoresheet this afternoon.
How did Son get on vs Southampton?
There are usually not many gamers on the pitch that may maintain their heads up excessive after one other uninspiring efficiency from the north Londoners however Son maybe hit again at his doubters after a troubled marketing campaign with a much more influential show on the left flank.
Over his 90-minute efficiency, the 30-year-old winger – hailed for his “fantastic” go by reporter George Periods – registered one help, accomplished 100% of his dribbles, received six duels and two tackles, in addition to finishing three key passes too, proving he was an enormous presence on the pitch.
The South Korea worldwide additionally hit a milestone when he delivered his help for Porro’s opening purpose within the first half because it marked his fiftieth help within the Premier League since becoming a member of the membership again in 2015.
It would certainly be irritating for a participant like Son after placing on a resilient and close-to-faultless show away from residence this afternoon, nonetheless, the Spurs boss might be hoping the person high quality of the winger will profit and set an instance to the squad within the upcoming fixtures.
With that being mentioned, Conte and his squad will now have two weeks to discover a option to put up a stronger combat after they return to motion in opposition to Everton subsequent month as they’re working out of alternatives to fend off their rivals for fourth.