Welcome to our Southampton vs Tottenham preview. On Sunday, Southampton welcome Tottenham Hotspur in a 13:30 kick off, in what should be a close affair. The teams currently sit in 9th and 7th respectively, however Tottenham have recently parted with manager André Villas-Boas.

Recent Form

In their last six games in the Premier League – Southampton have won one, drawn two and lost three. Tottenham have won two, drew one and lost three.

It is fair to say that both teams have not had the best of luck recently.

Head to Head

In their last six games, which dates back to 2003, there is nothing between them. Southampton have won three (50%) and lost three (50%). In recent years, Spurs have held the advantage.

There has been a total of 15 goals, an average of 2.5 per game.

Goals Conceded

With 16 games played in the league so far, Southampton have had the better defence with 15 goals conceded. Tottenham have conceded 21.

In goals scored, Southampton have also been better with 20 scored to Tottenham’s 15.

Team News

Southampton find themselves to have six injuries. Their summer signing, Victor Wanyama, is out injured until the new year and will be one of the most missed. However they will look to their now international player, Adam Lallana, to produce the magic needed.

Tottenham find themselves with six injuries as well. Including Jan Vertonghen and Younes Kaboul, possibly leaving them short at the back. However they also have a newly international player to give them a boost in Andros Townsend.

Conclusion

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