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Tottenham vs Southampton: Preview, team news, key facts, and predicted lineup

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Tottenham Hotspurs will host Southampton at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the Gameweek 24 of the Premier League on Wednesday.

Both the sides come into the game after successful 4th found wins in the FA Cup. Tottenham saw off fellow Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion in a comfortable 3-1 win. Last time around in the Premier League Tottenham suffered a disappointing 2-0 defeat in a London derby against Chelsea. The club currently sits 7th in the league table, they have picked up 36 points from 20 league games so far.

Tottenham Hotspur Premier League form: D W D W W L

While Southampton made a good comeback against Coventry City to win the game 2-1 in extra time. But the club comes into the clash after a hard-fought 1-1 draw against the league leaders Manchester City. The club are currently 12th in the league table, they picked up 25 points from 22 league games so far.

Southampton Premier League Form: D W D W L D

Key facts

  • Tottenham are on a five-match winning streak against Southampton at home. The last defeat was a narrow 2-1 defeat at the White Hart Lane back in May 2016.
  • The Saints have lost 13 of their 19 Premier League matches against Spurs.
  • Earlier this season the clubs drew 1-1 in the reverse league fixture.
  • The Saints have won just once in their last six away league games.
  • While Spurs have won seven of their 10 home league games this term.

Team news

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Son Heung-min and Cristian Romero both returned to the squad for the 4th round FA Cup tie after their injury setbacks. Both the players will be looking to start again. While Eric Dier, Oliver Skipp, and Japhet Tanganga are still doubts ahead of the clash. Winter signings Kulusevski and Bentancur are both likely to feature on the bench.

Southampton defender Lyanco picked up a very serious thigh injury in the FA cup tie. While Armando Broja is also a minor doubt ahead of the clash. Nathan Tella and Alex McCarthy are both ruled out of the clash. But Will Smallbone is back in training and Moussa Djenepo has also returned from the AFCON.

Predicted lineup

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Tottenham Hotspurs predicted lineup:

Lloris; Romero, Sanchez, Davies; Emerson, Winks, Hojbjerg, Reguilon; Lucas, Kane, Son

Southampton predicted lineup:

Forster; Salisu, Bednarek, Stephens; Livramento, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Walker-Peters; Redmond, Adams, Armstrong

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