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Southampton striker Che Adams was among the many scorers when Ralph Hasenhuttl’s aspect received 3-2 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium final season.

TEAM NEWS

Tottenham’s Oliver Skipp is out with a delicate heel fracture, whereas Yves Bissouma has a light hamstring pressure and will probably be evaluated.

Southampton winger Nathan Tella and Theo Walcott are each sidelined with knee and health points.

Full-back Tino Livramento is the one long-term absentee.

Coach Ralph Hasenhuttl is predicted to make his debut to a variety of gamers, together with goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu and attacking midfielder Joe Aribo.

THE FORECASTS OF SUTTON

There’s a whole lot of pleasure round Tottenham, however then it is the identical at first of every season.

Opposite to what’s anticipated of the Spurs, many individuals appear to be predicting Southampton’s relegation. However the Saints appear to be canceled each season after which show folks flawed.

I am going for Kane and Son’s outdated brace to get the job achieved for the Spurs once more.

Prediction: 2-1

Chris Sutton’s full predictions in opposition to soccer commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball

Bello, Son - Tottenham striker Heung-min Son has scored 12 goals in his last 10 league games

FACTS OF CORRESPONDENCE

Face to face

  • That is the fourth time Tottenham have began a league marketing campaign in opposition to Southampton, with Spurs profitable two and drawing one another.
  • The Saints have discovered the web in every of their final 15 video games in opposition to Spurs in all competitions.
  • Southampton received 3-2 on this match final season and for the primary time since 1971 are on the lookout for consecutive league away wins at Tottenham.

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Spurs have received their first league recreation in 4 of the final 5 seasons (L1).
  • Tottenham will play a Premier League dwelling recreation at 3pm on Saturday for the primary time in 973 days since beating Burnley 5-0 in December 2019. It is usually the primary time a league season has began proper now since a 0-0 draw with Aston Villa in 2001.
  • Harry Kane has failed to attain in seven of his eight Premier League appearances on Matchday 1, except for two targets in opposition to Aston Villa in 2019-20.
  • Nevertheless, Kane scored 11 targets in 14 video games in opposition to Southampton.

Southampton

  • Southampton began their Premier League marketing campaign with a defeat in all three seasons beneath Ralph Hasenhuttl.
  • The Saints final received on opening day 9 years in the past, a 1-0 win at West Bromwich Albion in August 2013.
  • He has solely received as soon as in his final 12 league video games (D2, L9) and completed the season with 4 straight losses.
  • Southampton have received two of their final three league video games in London (1N), having solely received two of their earlier 19 journeys to the capital (6P, 11P).
  • James Ward-Prowse scored 9 of his 10 Premier League targets away from dwelling final season – solely Mohamed Salah scored extra away targets final season with 11.

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