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Ings single goal determines defeat of the Lilywhites

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SOUTHAMPTON – Tottenham Hotspur lost 0-1 to Southampton in Week 21 of the Premier League at St. Mary, Wednesday (1/1/2020) evening local time, due to Danny Ings’ single goal. With this result, The Lilywhites only won one victory from the last four Premier League matches.

The visitors immediately made an attack. Tottenham had the opportunity after just five minutes to walk, but Harry Kane’s shot was denied by Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.

Southampton finally took the lead in the 17th minute. Got a pass from Jack Stephens, immediately get a goal through a volley that can not be canceled Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga

In his pursuit, Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho then had to pull out his manager Tanguy Ndombele in the 25th minute, due to injury. He was replaced by Giovani Lo Celso.

Tottenham tried several times to find a gap, their attacks still could not cope well. The superiority of the host also lasted until the first half ended.

In the second half, Southampton more set the game. They then asked for a penalty in the 48th minute, after Ryan Bertrand was received by Tottenham defender Toby Alderwireld. However, Video Assistant Referee (VAR) states there are no penalties.

Tottenham finally managed to put the ball into the goal of Southampton in the 73rd minute, through goals from Harry Kane. Unfortunately, the referee annulled it because Kane was caught offside first.

Tottenham re-created the opportunity in the 87th minute. Lucas Moura’s shot, which saved McCarthy off the ball well, still hit the post. The North London club failed to reach the goal until the match was over.

PLAYERS
SOUTHAMPTON (4-4-2) McCarthy; Cedric, Stephens, Bednarek, Bertrand; Armstrong (Romeu 90), Ward-Prowse, Hojbjerg, Djenepo (Length 58); Ings (Ibafumi 76), Redmond
Coach: Ralph Hasenhuttl

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (4-3-2-1) Gazzaniga; Aurier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Sessegnon; Ndombele (Lo Celso 25), Sissoko, Eriksen; Lucas, Alli; Kane (Lamela 75)
Coach: Jose Mourinho

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