- Spurs dominate 1st half, get Kane opener
- Saints flip script in second with Valery equalizer
- Ward-Prowse with beauty free kick to win
Harry Kane gave Spurs a halftime lead, but Europe-weary Spurs had little offer in the second half.
Saints move to 30 points, good for 16th, while Tottenham remain third with 61 points.
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Harry Kane was very much the story of the first half, nearly scoring early and then seeing a would-be assist to Lucas Moura slid off the Saints post by a desperate defender.
Christian Eriksen then beat the wall and keeper but stuck the bar with a 23rd minute free kick.
It was Kane who’d deservedly put Spurs ahead, though, with Dele Alli supplying fantastic service on the opener.
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200 – Harry Kane has now scored 200 career goals for club and country combined. Superstar. pic.twitter.com/sPagm00Q8Q
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 9, 2019
Jan Vertonghen missed with a side volley attempt after Kane won a corner in the 52nd minute.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg was busy in the next phase of the match, including a left-footer over the bar.
Redmond missed another in-tight shot moments later, but Saints’ wait for an equalizer arrived via Valery in the 77th minute after Danny Rose let a loose ball go through his legs for the youngster to run onto and finish.
Then James Ward-Prowse did what he often does from a dead ball situation, swirling a free kick past a flying Hugo Lloris and into the goal.
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