Spurs vs. Southampton
Venue: White Hart Lane
Kick off: 3:15PM
Tottenham Hotspur are in action for the fifth Sunday running as they welcome Southampton to White Hart Lane, aiming to strengthen their hold on second place in the Premier League table.
Spurs now have just a handful of fixtures remaining at their famous home and are looking to go out in style, having racked up a club-record run of nine league wins in a row there.
Spurs boss, Mauricio Pochettino, faces off against one of his former teams again today with the intention of prolonging his current side’s fine winning streak in North London, which has helped them into second place and through to the last four of the FA Cup.
Spurs will instead be aiming for a Premier League-high finish of second place, while also ending their wait for silverware in the FA Cup after booking their spot in the semi-finals with their resounding win over Millwall last weekend.
On the other hand, Southampton make the trip north to the English capital for the third time in the space of three weeks sitting 10th in the table, perfectly summing up the mediocrity of their league campaign thus far under Claude Puel.
All focus is now on the top flight, then, and back-to-back wins either side of that 3-2 loss at Wembley Stadium have left Southampton exactly midway in the division, 33 points from 26 games seeing them simply jostling for position in the latter stages of the campaign.
Tottenham Possible XI: Lloris, Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Walker, Wanyama, Dembele, Davies, Ali, Eriksen, Son.
Southampton Possible XI: Forster, Soares, Stephens, Yoshida, Bertrand, Romeu, Davis, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Redmond, Gabbiadini.