Ryan Mason recorded his first win as Tottenham boss as Son Heung-min’s late penalty secured a 2-1 victory over Southampton on Wednesday night.
The Saints took the lead due to Danny Ings because the England ahead’s motion within the field outfoxed Serge Aurier and he glanced an outstanding header previous Hugo Lloris and into the far nook.
The guests appeared good worth for his or her lead although they have been pegged again with an hour gone as Bale struck in opposition to his outdated membership with a improbable left-footed curling effort into the far nook.
The purpose appeared to spark Spurs into life and so they appeared to have grabbed their second of the night with quarter-hour to play, although Son’s effort was dominated out after Lucas Moura was adjudged to be offside as Son swept residence.
The sport appeared to be heading for a draw, although Moussa Djenepo conceded a penalty with simply minutes to play and Son stepped as much as hearth the ball residence.
That is the match highlights out of the way in which, now to these Spurs and Saints participant scores…
Hugo Lloris (GK) – 6/10 – Improbable double save within the first two minutes to cease his facet falling behind early on. Given little or no to do after choosing Ings’ header out of the again of the online.
Serge Aurier (RB) – 5/10 – Caught out by the motion of Ings within the buildup to the Saints opener. Confirmed a willingness to get ahead however wasn’t picked out by his teammates.
Eric Dier (CB) – 5/10 – Not given a complete lot of defending to do on the night however did wrestle with the motion of Ings on the few events Southampton flooded ahead.
Toby Alderweireld (CB) – 6/10 – Comfy in possession however had plenty of alternatives to maneuver into midfield which he did not take.
Sergio Reguilon (LB) – 7/10 – Tremendous cutback for Son whose purpose was disallowed for offside. Continued to surge ahead and at all times appeared a possible avenue of success.
Tanguy Ndombele (CM) – 6/10 – Was busy sufficient with out doing something notably excellent. Withdrawn with 20 minutes to play with Sunday’s cup closing in thoughts.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (CM) – 6/10 – Did the fundamentals as he broke up play and saved issues ticking over, however little or no else.
Giovani Lo Celso (CM) – 8/10 – The most effective participant on the pitch. Seemed full of life within the midfield and had the composure and the category to wriggle away from his man and open up the sport.
Gareth Bale (RW) – 7/10 – Got here again to hang-out his outdated facet but once more with an exquisite effort to stage the sport. Confirmed glimpses of sophistication and at all times appeared the almost definitely of the Spurs frontline to make one thing occur.
Lucas Moura (ST) – 5/10 – Tasked with enjoying down the center and did not actually know what to make of the place. Neither led the road nor dropped into pockets of house to hyperlink up play.
Son Heung-min (LW) – 6/10 – Seemed like a person who was working on empty for a lot of the sport although he did present good composure to fit his penalty residence.
Harry Winks (CM) – 6/10
Erik Lamela (LW) – 6/10
Steven Bergwijn (RW) – N/A
Alex McCarthy (GK) – 6/10 – Completely nothing he might do about Bale’s equaliser or Son’s penalty however appeared regular for a lot of the night time.
Kyle Walker-Peters (RB) – 6/10 – Was given the runaround by Bale at instances but additionally supplied quite a bit going ahead. A difficult night time however one he can undoubtedly be taught from.
Jan Bednarek (CB) – 7/10 – Produced some sensible blocks and interceptions because the Saints appeared to hold onto their lead however nothing he might do as Spurs ultimately discovered their method via.
Jannik Vestergaard (CB) – 7/10 – Gained some towering headers within the centre of the field as Spurs began to use to the strain late on. Some good distribution to the frontline.
Mohammed Salisu (LB) – 7/10 – Did an excellent job at left-back and made a few important interceptions on the again publish with Bale respiratory down his neck.
Theo Walcott (RM) – 6/10 – Clearly had the tempo to trigger the Spurs backline issues however simply wasn’t launched by his teammates and was ultimately introduced off with 25 minutes to play.
Stuart Armstrong (CM) – 5/10 – Discovered himself chasing shadows at instances within the midfield and was outclassed for a lot of the sport.
James Ward-Prowse (CM) – 6/10 – Beautiful supply for Ings’ opener and was as combative and energetic as ever.
Nathan Tella (LM) – 7/10 – Very full of life when he was on the ball however did not see sufficient of the sport to essentially make an influence.
Che Adams (ST) – 5/10 – Ought to have opened the scoring after two minutes however fired straight at Lloris.
Danny Ings (ST) – 7/10 – Excellent motion handy his facet the lead. Picked up an harm within the second half so needed to withdraw however was very spectacular when on the pitch.
Ibrahima Diallo (CM) – 7/10
Moussa Djenepo (RW) – 5/10
Nathan Redmond (ST) – N/A