Tottenham can have to be compelled to cope while not Mauricio Pochettino on the sideline as Spurs face their coach’s former club on the south coast.
Pochettino are serving the primary game of his two-match ban from the solfa syllable following a confrontation with referee microphone Dean at Burnley,
with Argentina additionally set to miss Spurs’ clash against metropolis.
Tottenham beat Borussia Dortmund in the period to reach the Champions League quarter-finals,
however Spurs – WHO are light-emitting diode by Deliverer Perez on the sideline – would like a come back to domestic kind once learning only 1 purpose from their last 3 League outings.
Spurs turned in a very near-perfect Champions League away performance in Dortmund in the period,
although had Victor Hugo Lloris to give thanks for over some prime saves.
Pochettino’s facet have enough quality to visualize off Southampton in their bid to carry onto a top-three end,
and therefore the likes of Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea lurking shut behind ought to focus minds for one more away check.
Pochettino should be aloof from the technical space and isn’t allowable to take a seat in or behind the realm of the dugout or any barrier adjacent to the sideline or line.
He might communicate with the dugout solely by means that of either a phonephone or a “runner”.
There is additional excellent news for Spurs as Pochettino will communicate with the team within the dynamic space before the sport and at half-time.
Southampton vs Tottenham Team News
Kieran Trippier is on the road to recovery,
while Dele Alli (thigh) and Harry Winks (hip) face late fitness tests for Spurs.
Pochettino may opt for three at the back again with Danny Rose and Serge Aurier out wide.
Southampton have chosen not to risk Danny Ings.
The forward was in contention to return following a hamstring injury,
but will instead be given the next international football break to make a full recovery.
Mario Lemina (abdominal problem) is expected to miss out again while Michael Obafemi (hamstring) has been ruled out for the remainder of the season.
Score Prediction: Southampton 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur
Southampton XI: Gunn; Valery, Bednarek, Yoshida, Vestergaard, Bertrand; Romeu, Hojbjerg, Ward-Prowse; Redmond, Austin
Tottenham XI: Lloris, Vertonghen, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Aurier, Sissoko, Dier, Rose, Eriksen, Son, Kane
TV channel and live stream, and online coverage
The match will not be televised live in the United Kingdom.
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Spurs have won 21 of their 39 Premier League meetings with Southampton, drawing seven and losing the other 11.]
Their two clubs’ last meeting was back in December, with Spurs winning 3-1 at Wembley.