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  • Date:22 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:13:30
  • Venue:St. Mary's Stadium
  • Attendance:31,455
  • Lallana (12) Lambert (59)
  • Adebayor (24)
    Jos Hooiveld - og (53) Adebayor (63) Adebayor (63)
Goal!

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93:06 +3.06

Clearance made by Dejan Lovren.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

92:01 +2.01

Rickie Lambert challenges Kyle Walker unfairly and gives away a free kick.

90:37 +0.37

Clearance made by Michael Dawson.

89:49

A cross is delivered by Rickie Lambert.

87:22

Gaston Ramirez crosses the ball in from the free kick.

86:52

Nabil Bentaleb gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Lallana.

85:13

Clearance made by Calum Chambers.

84:26

Roberto Soldado leaves the field to be replaced by Jermain Defoe.

83:42

Shot by Dejan Lovren went wide right of the target.

83:18

The ball is crossed by Danny Rose.

79:26

Emmanuel Adebayor has an effort at goal.

79:24

Corner taken by Christian Eriksen.

78:42

Kyle Walker restarts play with the free kick.

77:57

Unfair challenge on Michael Dawson by Sam Gallagher results in a free kick.

77:40

Sam Gallagher comes on in place of Daniel Fox.

76:40

Unfair challenge on Jay Rodriguez by Nacer Chadli results in a free kick.

76:11

Adam Lallana takes a shot.

75:05

Gaston Ramirez takes a weak shot and went wide left of the target.

73:18

Kyle Walker concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Rodriguez.

72:46

Daniel Fox takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Dawson.

72:27

Adam Lallana takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Michael Dawson.

71:04

Shot by Nacer Chadli missed to the left of the net.

70:27

Danny Rose is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick.

69:01

Roberto Soldado takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

68:40

Gaston Ramirez joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Davis.

66:45

Free kick taken by Danny Rose.

66:20

Danny Rose fouled by James Ward-Prowse, the ref awards a free kick.

65:29

Shot by Roberto Soldado missed to the left of the target.

63:10

Emmanuel Adebayor grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Southampton 2-3 Spurs.Assist by Nacer Chadli.

62:50

James Ward-Prowse on for Jack Cork.

61:16

Morgan Schneiderlin takes the free kick.

61:07

Foul by Emmanuel Adebayor on Jos Hooiveld, free kick awarded.

60:09

Nacer Chadli comes on in place of Erik Lamela.

60:03

Unfair challenge on Nabil Bentaleb by Jack Cork results in a free kick.

59:00

Rickie Lambert scores a right footed goal. Southampton 2-2 Spurs.Assist by Adam Lallana.

57:41

Roberto Soldado challenges Calum Chambers unfairly and gives away a free kick.

57:10

Dejan Lovren gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gylfi Sigurdsson.

56:50

Clearance made by Vlad Chiriches.

56:45

Corner taken by Steven Davis.

55:18

Clearance by Michael Dawson.

52:26

Christian Eriksen makes a clearance.

51:06

Clearance made by Michael Dawson.

49:47

Nabil Bentaleb comes on in place of Mousa Dembele.

The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

The match has reached half-time.

47:55 +2.55

Calum Chambers sends in a cross.

47:50

Emmanuel Adebayor sends in a cross.

46:57 +1.57

Foul by Roberto Soldado on Jack Cork, free kick awarded.

46:18

Mousa Dembele gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Lallana.

45:06

Vlad Chiriches manages to make a clearance.

44:37

Unfair challenge on Daniel Fox by Erik Lamela results in a free kick.

44:24

Free kick taken by Steven Davis.

44:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by Erik Lamela on Morgan Schneiderlin.

42:52

Steven Davis restarts play with the free kick.

42:28

Foul by Gylfi Sigurdsson on Jay Rodriguez, free kick awarded.

41:59

Centre by Kyle Walker.

41:20

Calum Chambers fouled by Emmanuel Adebayor, the ref awards a free kick.

39:55

The offside flag is raised against Erik Lamela.

39:49

Clearance made by Dejan Lovren.

38:27

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Davis by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

38:22

Emmanuel Adebayor has an effort at goal. Blocked by Steven Davis.

38:11

Shot comes in from Christian Eriksen from the free kick. Jay Rodriguez gets a block in.

36:54

Rickie Lambert concedes a free kick for a foul on Mousa Dembele.

36:48

Clearance by Dejan Lovren.

36:29

A cross is delivered by Calum Chambers.

35:19

The offside flag is raised against Emmanuel Adebayor.

33:53

Jack Cork makes a clearance.

33:51

Kyle Walker sends in a cross.

32:03

Roberto Soldado fouled by Calum Chambers, the ref awards a free kick.

31:18

Erik Lamela gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dejan Lovren.

31:13

Emmanuel Adebayor manages to make a clearance.

30:45

Adam Lallana fouled by Danny Rose, the ref awards a free kick.

27:47

Danny Rose takes the free kick.

27:19

Steven Davis concedes a free kick for a foul on Gylfi Sigurdsson.

26:48

Free kick crossed by Daniel Fox.

26:22

Foul by Michael Dawson on Jay Rodriguez, free kick awarded.

26:03

Calum Chambers crosses the ball.

24:36

Centre by Roberto Soldado. Emmanuel Adebayor scores with a right foot finish. Southampton 1-1 Spurs.Roberto Soldado provided the assist for the goal.

24:23

Rickie Lambert crosses the ball.

24:20

The ball is delivered by Steven Davis.

22:15

Corner from the left by-line taken by Christian Eriksen.

21:54

Clearance by Steven Davis.

21:16

Unfair challenge on Danny Rose by Steven Davis results in a free kick.

19:43

Clearance made by Jos Hooiveld.

19:15

Gylfi Sigurdsson fouled by Calum Chambers, the ref awards a free kick.

19:01

Michael Dawson makes a clearance.

18:01

The ball is swung over by Christian Eriksen.

17:57

Erik Lamela takes a shot. Blocked by Morgan Schneiderlin.

15:04

Clearance by Jos Hooiveld.

13:13

Gylfi Sigurdsson takes a shot and cleared the goal.

12:12

Adam Lallana scores with a right foot finish. Southampton 1-0 Spurs.The assist for the goal came from Daniel Fox.

10:07

Calum Chambers manages to make a clearance.

10:06

Clearance made by Dejan Lovren.

8:42

Clearance made by Calum Chambers.

5:29

Clearance by Vlad Chiriches.

2:33

Rickie Lambert shoots direct from the free kick. Hugo Lloris catches the ball.

1:52

Michael Dawson challenges Rickie Lambert unfairly and gives away a free kick.

1:37

Jack Cork fouled by Emmanuel Adebayor, the ref awards a free kick.

1:00

Corner from the right by-line taken by Christian Eriksen.

The game gets underway.

Match Preview

Saints teenager shoots for stars Calum Chambers hopes Southampton can capitalise on a nucleus of home-grown talents to mount a long-term challenge for Champions League football. The 18-year-old defender is expected to maintain his right-back berth for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash with Tottenham at St Mary's Stadium. Nathaniel Clyne is still struggling with a hamstring problem, and if he fails a late fitness test then Chambers will continue at full-back. Chambers graduated from Saints' academy at the same time as first-team peers Luke Shaw, James Ward-Prowse and Harrison Reed. All four teenagers tasted Premier League action in Saints' 1-1 home draw with Manchester City on December 7. Chambers believes manager Mauricio Pochettino's faith in youth can help Southampton make tangible top-flight progress, without having to rely simply on big-money imports. And he sees no reason why Saints cannot eventually use those foundations to break into the all-but ring-fenced Premier League top four. "The academy has got such good coaching and grounding, anyone coming through it is brought up the Southampton way," Chambers said. "Against Manchester City we had three people I've been with at the club since I was seven years old, on the pitch with me at the same time. "That's fantastic, it's what we'd dreamed off since I was young. "To play in the Premier League is a dream come true, so to fulfil it is fantastic. "It betters everything you think of to be honest you. "Playing in front of everyone and playing for the club I've wanted to since I was a young boy, it's a dream come true, there's no other way to describe that feeling. "The manager believes in the young players and thankfully for us they are giving us opportunities. "The gaffer's given me my opportunity to play in the Premier League and I can't thank him enough for that." Southampton sit ninth in the Premier League table with six wins from 16 games in their first campaign under former Argentina defender Pochettino. Hard-fought draws against Manchester City and Newcastle are the latest results to boost Southampton's confidence. Interim manager Tim Sherwood will make it his personal aim to blood more of Tottenham's youngsters in the first team if he is appointed on a permanent basis. The 44-year-old has been placed in temporary charge of Spurs following the sacking of Andre Villas-Boas on Monday, less than 24 hours after Liverpool romped to a 5-0 victory in north London. His first game in charge saw Spurs lose 2-1 at home to rivals West Ham in the Capital One Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday evening. A positive result at St Mary's would certainly strengthen Sherwood's application to succeed Villas-Boas and, if the former Blackburn skipper is successful, he intends to tap into his knowledge of the youth players at the club following his developmental role with Spurs. With seven big-money summer signings meaning even fewer opportunities for young players to break through, Sherwood would be keen to alter that trend. "If something happened on a longer term with me it would be addressed," he said. "The last thing we would want to do is stunt their growth because there are some top young players down there ready to step up. "You want to keep them [young players] at your club, you have worked hard since they were eight years of age and you were bringing them through, but they can't all stay. "Sometimes the manager and the board have to make a decision to bring in what they perceive is extra quality and if you make that decision you have to live and die by it." Southampton have enjoyed a good start to the season and sit just three points behind Spurs in the table, with their manager Mauricio Pochettino finding himself linked to the vacancy at White Hart Lane. But the Argentinian has seemingly ruled himself out of the running before entertaining Sherwood's side on Sunday, with the former England international aware of the threat Pochettino's side will pose. "Nigel Adkins was doing a good job before him and it was a surprise to everyone that he left the club, but that shows you the nature of football," he added. "Pochettino has gone in and it seems like he has taken them on, but it is still early days for him. It will be a very tough game for us down there. "We know what to expect from Southampton, he has got his team playing a very high, pressed game with a quick tempo and lots of young, English players down there." Sherwood will be buoyed by the return from suspension of skipper Michael Dawson, but is still without fellow defenders Jan Vertonghen and Younes Kaboul as well as Paulinho, while winger Andros Townsend is also missing through injury.

Formation:433Manager: Mauricio Pochettino

Southampton

Formation: 442Manager: Tim Sherwood

Spurs

  • Paulo Gazzaniga
  • Calum Chambers
  • Dejan Lovren
  • Jos Hooiveld
  • Daniel Fox
  • Steven Davis
  • Jack Cork
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Adam Lallana
  • Rickie Lambert
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • SUBS
  • Maya Yoshida
  • Jose Fonte
  • Gaston Ramirez
  • James Ward-Prowse
  • Harrison Reed
  • Sam Gallagher
  • Cody Cropper

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLLLDD
  • Southampton
  • VS
  • Spurs
  • LLDWWL

Last Meetings

  • Spurs
  • 1 - 0
  • Southampton
  • 04/05/2013
  • Southampton
  • 1 - 2
  • Spurs
  • 28/10/2012
  • Southampton
  • 1 - 0
  • Spurs
  • 05/03/2005
  • Spurs
  • 5 - 1
  • Southampton
  • 18/12/2004
  • Southampton
  • 1 - 0
  • Spurs
  • 27/03/2004
  • Spurs
  • 1 - 3
  • Southampton
  • 20/09/2003

Top Scorers

Southampton

  • J Rodriguez 6
  • A Lallana 3
  • PD Osvaldo 3
  • R Lambert 2
  • S Davis 1
  • JM Fonte 1
  • M Schneiderlin 1
  • D Lovren 1

Spurs

  • GT Sigurdsson 3
  • JB Paulinho 2
  • RR Soldado 1
  • A Townsend 1
  • K Walker 1
  • L Holtby 1
  • RG Sandro 1
  • V Chiriches 1

Goals

Southampton

    • Total goals 35
    • Goals per game 20
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Spurs

    • Total goals 30
    • Goals per game 15
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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