Forever Saint Award: Dave Merrington
The club's former manager received the award at half-time of the game against Spurs.
90 in 90: Saints 1-1 Spurs
James Ward-Prowse inspires a hard-fought draw with Tottenham.
Video: Valery on Spurs draw
Yan Valery reacts to the draw with Spurs.
Hasenhüttl hails "unbelievable" effort and belief
Boss declares his pride after stubborn Saints showing.
Valery on "really good" point
Yan Valery reacts to the draw with Spurs.
Video: Hasenhüttl proud of battling Saints
The boss reflects on a hard-fought draw with 10 men.
Gallery: Saints 1-1 Spurs
The best of the images from St Mary's.
Ten-man Saints dig deep for battling point
Much-changed side defend manfully after first-half red card.
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Classic Match: Ward-Prowse completes dramatic turnaround
Saints rallied from a goal down to defeat Tottenham at St Mary's in 2019.
Spurs tickets sold out
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SAINTS: Adams stars in festive edition
There's a special matchday programme on sale for the visit of Tottenham.
Tactical Watch: Salisu key to stopping Spurs
Sam Tighe assesses the defender's importance ahead of Tuesday's clash.
Press Conference: Hasenhüttl previews Spurs
The boss looks ahead to Tuesday's clash at St Mary's.
Matchday Information: Saints vs Spurs
Essential information for tomorrow's Premier League clash at St Mary's.
Match Pack: Saints vs Spurs
All the stats and facts ahead of Tuesday's clash.
Classic Match: Hirst's Dell double downs Spurs
Saints rallied from 2-1 down to defeat Tottenham in 1997.
Ticket exchange now open for Spurs
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Spurs and Newcastle tickets on general sale
Secure your seat for the two fixtures at St Mary's over the festive period.
SOU vs TOT As It Happened
Key moments so far
- James Ward-Prowse fires a sublime strike to give Saints the lead
- Mohammed Salisu shown a second yellow for a challenge on Son in the area
- Harry Kane draws Spurs level from the penalty spot, has his second goal denied by VAR
- HALF TIME: Saints 1-1 Spurs
FULL TIME: Saints 1-1 Spurs
What an afternoon at St Mary's. James Ward-Prowse fired Saints ahead after just 25 minutes with a sublime strike but the joy was short lived as Mohammed Salisu was shown a second yellow card for a challenge in the penalty area. With Kane netting the resulting penalty, it was a tense second half as Saints put on a resolute defensive display to ensure the scores were tied at the final whistle.
Fingertip save from Forster
Nail-biting moments at St Mary's as Bryan launches a shot towards goal, Forster gets a fingertip on it and pushes the ball behind for a Spurs corner.
Broja comes close
Broja finds space on the counter-attack and comes so close to securing the winner for Saints. His strike is deflected behind by Sanchez for a Saints corner.
Five additional minutes ...
A tense end to events at St Mary's as Forster is forced to make another vital save as Moura and Son combine in the penalty area.
Moura on target
Moura is the next Spurs player to attempt to find the back of the net, it's a strong strike but Forster gets his body behind it to punch the ball clear.
Resolute defending from Saints
Absolutely superb defending from Saints who deny Spurs twice. Davies fires in a powerful strike but Walker-Peters gets his head ot it to deflect it back. He's grounded by the incident, but is back up and running shortly after.
Southampton substitution: Nathan Redmond replaces Adam Armstrong
Forster makes important save
Ex-Saint Hojbjerg produces a lovely move to release Kane inside the box, Kane sets his sights on goal but Forster gets his gloves to it to clear the threat. Shortly after, the flag goes up for offside.
Son on target
Bryan crosses the ball into Son who is waiting patiently in the box, he gets a head to it but it's a comfortable save for Forster.
Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Bryan Gil replaces Emerson Aparecido Leite de Souza Junior
Broja earns a corner
Instant impact from Broja who runs by Davies before winning a corner for Saints. Ward-Prowse's delivery is safely cleared by the Spurs defence.
Southampton substitution: Armando Broja replaces Shane Long
Hasenhüttl makes his first substitution of the game. Long walks off to a standing ovation at St Mary's after a resilient display.
Yellow Card for Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur)
Winks carded for a handball in the penalty area.
Doherty denied by Forster
Just moments after their last collision, Forster is forced to come out of his goal to make a vital block as Doherty charges towards goal. The ball goes behind for another Spurs corner.
Spurs have the ball in the back of the net again
Winks launches in a high ball and it looks as though Forster is going to get to it but Doherty collides into him. The ball spills into the back of his own net but thankfully for Saints, they're awarded a free kick for the collision.
Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva replaces Dele Alli
Appeals for handball
Stuart Armstrong's powerful strike is blocked by Dier and there's a huge appeal for a handball but the calls for a penalty are ignored.
Spurs in control
The one man advantage is evident at St Mary's in the second half as Spurs dominate the action.
Vital block from Bednarek
Son makes an inviting run down the left and tries to work the ball into the area but Bednarek is there to make a vital block for Saints.
VAR Decision: Goal not awarded for Tottenham Hotspur [Harry Kane] was confirmed
Kane finds the back of the net and the goal is initially given but VAR rules Kane offside. Saints can breathe again.
Yellow Card for Adam Armstrong (Southampton)
Armstrong is shown a yellow card for a late challenge on Royal.
Back underway at St Mary's
Back up and running! A big 45 needed. Come on you Saints!
Tottenham Hotspur substitution: Matt Doherty replaces Sergio Reguilón
HALF TIME: Saints 1-1 Spurs
After a fantastic start at St Mary's it's a disappointing end to the half as Mohammed Salisu sees a red card and Harry Kane draws Spurs level through the resulting penalty. A difficult second half ahead as Saints look to make it two wins on the bounce.
Yellow Card for Sergio Reguilón (Tottenham Hotspur)
A reckless challenge on Diallo sees Reguilon in the book.
Long brought down by Reguilon
Reguilon catches Long with a flailing arm but referee Taylor allows play to resume once Long is back on his feet. No foul.
Kane draws Spurs level
No hesitation from Kane who finds the back of the net from the spot.
Harry Kane (40’) | 1 – 1
Red Card for Mohammed Salisu (Southampton)
Salisu concedes a penalty for a challenge on Son who is charging towards goal.
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Son strikes straight at Forster
A fantastic run from Son sees him in control of the ball from 25 yards out. He's got Reguilon and Kane with him but decides to go it alone and his shot goes straight into the hands of Forster.
Still prominent down the left flank, Perraud wins Saints their first corner of the game. A strong delivery from Ward-Prowse but it's a packed six-yard area and the Spurs defence get it clear. Can Saints get a second?
Yellow Card for (Southampton)
Anthony Taylor cards boss Hasenhüttl for protesting on the sidelines.
Kane on target
Diallo's challenge on Winks results in a free kick in a threatening position for Spurs. Kane's shot squeezes through the wall but Forster gets low to make a comfortable save for Saints.
Yellow Card for Mohammed Salisu (Southampton)
Salisu is the second player to find himself in the book as he goes in for a late challenge on Royal.
WARD-PROWSE SCORES FROM OPEN PLAY
A superb strike from Saints' captain as Hasenhüttl's side find themselves with the advantage after 25 minutes of play at St Mary's. Salisu launches the long throw in from the sidelines before Spurs attempt to clear the ball but it only goes as far as Ward-Prowse. Cutting the ball across with his right foot, his shot curls into the back of the net and away from Lloris.
James Ward-Prowse (25’) | 1 – 0
First corner to Spurs
Son plays the corner short to Reguilon who attempts to find Kane in the box but it's too long and Forster safely recovers for Saints.
Bright start from Saints
It's a different formation for Hasenhüttl's side at St Mary's and the early signs are positive. Spurs are struggling to leave their own half in the opening stages here as Saints look the more likely of the two sides to score.
Davies caught offside
Spurs have the ball in the back of the net but the offside flag is raised instantly to deny them the advantage. It's Son's free kick that finds the head of Davies who thumps the ball past Forster but Saints escape for now.
Yellow Card for Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton)
An early card for Walker-Peters as he tugs on the shirt of Reguilon.
Valery attempts from range
A nice bit of attacking play from Saints as they look to get an early goal at St Mary's. Perraud has seen a lot of the ball down the left flank as Saints press high, He searches for his teammates in the centre of the box before the ball bounces back to Valery who tries his luck from range but his low shot bounces wide of the post.
Long's header bounces wide
First real chance on goal falls Saints' way as Walker-Peters launches in a lovely ball from the right and finds the head of Long. His shot bounces wide of the goal, but the offside flag is up anyway.
Underway at St Mary's
For the final time in 2021, Saints get things underway in SO14.
Tino had a kick on his knee, so there's a bit of fluid in his knee, and we have a COVID case with Ché Adams, so he's out. we need to have a few fresh bodies because we only had 48 hours from the last match to recover and this is why we had to change it."ralph hasenhüttlon squad rotation
Spurs team confirmed
Starting XI: Lloris [c], Royal, Sanchez, Dier, Davies, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Winks, Dele, Son, Kane.
Subs: Gollini, Doherty, Tanganga, Rodon, Skipp, White, Ndombele, Bryan, Lucas.14.16
SAINTS TEAM CONFIRMED 😇
Starting XI: Forster, Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Salisu, Perraud, Diallo, Ward-Prowse [c], Valery, S. Armstrong, Long, A. Armstrong
LAST TIME OUT AT ST MARY'S | Saints 1-1 Brighton
Armando Broja got himself on the scoresheet last time out at St Mary's, with Neal Maupay's 98th minute goal ensuring the points were shared in SO14.13.15
VICTORY IN THE CAPITAL | West Ham 2-3 Southampton
Relive Saints' Boxing Day victory over West Ham United.12.45
STAT ATTACK 🔢
Nathan Redmond is looking to provide a fifth successive assist at St Mary's, after matching Kevin De Bruyne's four in a row from 2019 against Brighton.12.30
They are working harder, have definitely made a step forward. They are one of the best teams in the league. But we are not scared. We have shown that against top teams we can take points and this is our plan for Tuesday.”ralph hasenhüttlon tottenham's progress
MATCH PACK: Saints vs Spurs
Prepare for this afternoon's clash with our Match Pack.12.02
Welcome home 😇
For the second time in 48 hours, Southampton are in Premier League action as they host Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium. Saints will be looking to close out 2021 on a high after claiming an impressive 3-2 victory over West Ham at London Stadium on Boxing Day. While visitor's Spurs are currently unbeaten in the league under new boss Antonio Conte. A big day ahead in SO14 - let's go Saints!10.55
SOU vs TOT Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
James Ward-Prowse (C)
Adam ArmstrongNathan Redmond (83′)
Shane LongArmando Broja (71′)
Hugo Lloris (GK) (C)
Sergio ReguilónMatt Doherty (45′)
Emerson RoyalBryan Gil (77′)
Dele AlliLucas Moura (62′)
SOU vs TOT Match Stats
Head to Head Stats
Shots on target211