Southampton vs Tottenham: Spurs will try to improve to seven games unbeaten under Antonio Conte when they visit St. Mary’s Stadium on Tuesday (Watch live at 10 am ET, on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).
Conte has re-instilled in Tottenham not only the ability to competently defend, but also a confidence to consistently create scoring chances and score goals. It’s a far cry from the days of Jose Mourinho, or even Nuno Espirito Santo, when three and four Tottenham players surge forward and combine in attack. Lucas Moura bagged a goal and two assists in the Boxing Day drubbing of Crystal Palace, the surest sign that Conte has worked a minor miracle in his first 60 days at the club.
Boxing Day was equally brilliant for Southampton, who went into the London Stadium full of hope and came back out full of points after beating West Ham in a thrilling affair. It was the second straight game, and the third time in five games, that Saints scored multiple goals after hitting the mark just twice in their first 13 games this season. The victory also snapped a six-game winless skid (0W-3D-3L) dating back to the start of November.
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Here is everything you need to know ahead of Southampton vs Tottenham this Tuesday with team news, odds, stream link and more.
Southampton team news, injuries, lineup (INJURY REPORT)
OUT: Che Adams (COVID-19), Jack Stephens (COVID-19), Alex McCarthy (thigh)
The final #SaintsFC teamsheet of 2021 📝
— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) December 28, 2021
Tottenham team news, injuries, lineup
OUT: Cristian Romero (thigh), Ryan Sessegnon (thigh)
Our starting XI to face Southampton! 👇 pic.twitter.com/EWdx7wgqzu
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 28, 2021
Odds and ends (full odds provided by our partner, PointsBet)
Southampton (+260) | Tottenham (+105) | Draw (+240)
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Both sides are in arguably the best moment of their seasons thus far, making for an intriguing matchup. Tottenham cut through Crystal Palace’s high press with no trouble, which doesn’t bode especially well for Southampton. Winning the ball back high up the field is their
best only path to scoring goals, and Spurs aren’t likely to be undone. Southampton 0-1 Tottenham.
How to watch Southampton vs Tottenham, stream live and start time
Kickoff: 10 am ET Tuesday
Online: Stream via NBCSports.com