Southampton vs. Tottenham Hotspur – Football Match Report – 18 Mar 2023
A controversial added-time penalty converted by James Ward-Prowse gave bottom Southampton a 3-3 home draw with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League after the visitors led by two goals on Saturday.
Goals from Harry Kane and Ivan Perisic appeared to have sealed the points for fourth-placed Tottenham in the second half but Southampton bounced amazingly from a 3-1 deficit.
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Theo Walcott gave them a lifeline with a close-range finish in the 77th minute just after Perisic’s volley appeared to have sealed three vital points for Tottenham to finish the season in the top four.
Then, in the 90th minute, Tottenham substitute Pape Sarr was admitted to fouling Ainsley Maitland-Niles while trying to clear a bouncing ball.
After a long VAR check, Ward-Prowse put his penalty high in the top corner, past former Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster.
Tottenham remain fourth with 49 points from 28 games but Newcastle United in fifth place are just two points behind with two games.
Southampton remains at the bottom with 23 points.
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