Tottenham v Southampton match preview and predictions 5th December 2010

Time: 23.00


North London side Tottenham Hotspurs entertains struggling Southampton in matchday 14 of the English Premier League both sides keen to bag the maximum in an encounter that is heavily awaited.

Tottenham head into the match hoping to make the home support count and bag the maximum in the tricky upcoming encounter.

Mauricio Pochettino charge will be keen to bounce back from their 4-2 drubbing in the hands of red-hot Arsenal in the dramatic North London derby and pip the visiting Southampton.

Despite their latest heavy defeat Tottenham head into the match in fine form having won all their four previous matches and the Argentine tactician will be keen to see his charges quickly to form and down the saints.

Spurs currently lie 5th in the Premier League table with 30 points from 14 matches played and a win in the coming clash could see them move to the top of the Premier League depending on other results.

Southampton travels to London hoping to stage an upset and bag the maximum points against a wounded Tottenham side.

The Saints head into the match in high spirits after hold Manchester United to a 2-2 draw and their manager will be keen to see his charges produce finer results.

Mark Hughes charges head into the match in super mediocre form having lost three and drawn two of their last five matches and victory in the coming clash will lessen the mounting pressure on the English tactician.

The visitors currently lie 18th in the Premier League table with 9 points from 14 matches played but a win in the coming clash could them move out of the relegation zone.

Southampton will be counting on in-form English hitman Danny Ings to fire them past the home side who will count on the inform English hit man Harry Kane to get the job done.

Head to head

Tottenham has won 9 Southampton won 1 and two draws have been registered between the sides in their previous meetings


Tottenham win