Stat Attack: Southampton v Tottenham

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Southampton are winless in five home Premier League matches against Spurs since re-entering the top- flight in 2012 (D1 L4) – this after winning five in a row between 2000 and 2005.

Indeed, since 2012-13, Spurs have won 28 of a possible 33 points in the Premier League against Southampton (P11 W9 D1 L1). 

Saints are currently on the longest winless run in the Premier League, failing to secure all three points in any of their last 10 games (D5 L5).

Meanwhile, after a run of five winless away games in the Premier League, Spurs have won their last two, keeping a clean sheet each time.

Spurs have won their last three away Premier League games on a Sunday by an aggregate score of 13-2 – this is their first such match since their opening weekend win against Newcastle.

Mauricio Pochettino is yet to lose a Premier League game at St. Mary’s since he left Southampton at the end of the 2013-14 season, drawing one and winning two. 

James Ward-Prowse has scored each of Southampton’s last three goals in all competitions (one vs Fulham, two vs Watford) – he’d previously gone 25 games without a goal for them.

Dele Alli has had a hand in eight goals in just four Premier League games against Southampton (five goals, three assists) – only two players have ever been involved in more goals in their first four Premier League appearances against an opponent (Alan Shearer v Nottingham Forest and Wayne Rooney v Hull City, both nine). 

Harry Kane has scored five goals in his last four Premier League appearances against Southampton, including a hat-trick in the reverse fixture at Wembley; he has also scored twice and assisted once in three matches at St. Mary’s. 

Kane has had 130 shots in the Premier League this season, 42 more than any other player – indeed, those shots account for 32% of Spurs’ total, also a league-high. 

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  1. Thank you so much for the videos,very informative about the progress of the stadium can’t wait for next season, once again thanks. C O Y S .

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