SOUTHAMPTON (Reuters) – Ten-man Southampton held on for a 1-1 Premier League draw in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary’s on Tuesday, as Antonio Conte turned the primary supervisor to go unbeaten in his first seven league video games in command of Spurs.
James Ward-Prowse gave Saints a deserved lead halfway by means of the primary half, however the momentum swung within the guests’ favour when Mohammed Salisu tripped Heung-min Son to concede a penalty and decide up a second yellow earlier than the break.
Harry Kane dispatched the spot kick, and the England captain had a wonderfully taken second dominated out for a slim offside within the second half as Conte’s aspect didn’t discover a method by means of the depleted hosts.
West Ham’s 4-1 win at Watford meant that Tottenham dropped to sixth on 30 factors, one level behind the Hammers and 5 behind fourth-placed Arsenal, however with two video games in hand over each. Southampton are thirteenth with 21 factors.
(Reporting by Alasdair Mackenzie; Editing by Alex Richardson)