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PREVIEW: Tottenham - Southampton team news, stats, how to watch Premier League on TV and stream online

Here’s all the information you need to know as Southampton visit Tottenham Hotspur in the opening game of the 2022-23 Premier League season

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Date/time: 6/8/2022, 15:00 (UK), 10:00 ET, 7:00 PT (USA)

Venue: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, UK

How to watch Tottenham vs Southampton on TV

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How to legally stream Tottenham vs Southampton online

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Canada: FutboTV

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Tottenham vs Southampton team news

The Premier League is back and today’s pairing of Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton offers a lot of intrigue.

Spurs boss Antonio Conte appears to have enjoyed a transfer window for a change, bringing in an experienced head in Ivan Perisic and some squad-improving players like Richarlison from Everton and Yves Bissouma from Brighton & Hove Albion.

Meanwhile, Southampton have brought in a raft of young signings, such as Manchester City pair Gavin Bazunu and Romeo Lavia, as well as Armel Bella-Kotchap from Bochum and Sekou Mara from Bordeaux. Joe Aribo is Saints’ most experienced summer signing, joining from Rangers, and he looks ready to slot straight into the Southampton starting XI.

In terms of team news, Tottenham could be without two of those aforementioned transfers.

Richarlison is suspended, serving his last match of a two-game ban after throwing a flare into the crowd while he was at Everton. Bissouma is an injury doubt due to a ‘minor hamstring strain’.

Oliver Skipp is the only other reported Spurs absentee.

Southampton have three players who are confirmed to be sidelined for today’s game.

Wingers Theo Walcott and Nathan Tella are set to miss out due to respective fitness and knee issues.

Tino Livramento remains a long-term absentee for Southampton as he recovers from his knee injury.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton pre-match stats


  • This is the fourth time Tottenham have begun a league campaign against Southampton, with Spurs winning two and drawing the other.
  • The Saints have found the net in each of the last 15 games against Spurs in all competitions.
  • Southampton were 3-2 winners in this fixture last season and are seeking successive away league victories at Tottenham for the first time since 1971.

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Spurs have won their opening league match in four of the past five seasons (L1).
  • Tottenham will play a Premier League home game at 3pm on a Saturday for the first time in 973 days since they beat Burnley 5-0 in December 2019. It’s also the first time they’ve kicked off a league campaign at this time since a goalless draw with Aston Villa in 2001.
  • Harry Kane has failed to score in seven of his eight opening-day appearances in the Premier League, the exception being a brace versus Aston Villa in 2019-20.
  • However, Kane has 11 goals in 14 games against Southampton.


  • Southampton have started their Premier League campaign with a defeat in all three seasons under Ralph Hasenhuttl.
  • The Saints last won on the opening day nine years ago, a 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion in August 2013.
  • They’ve won just once in their past 12 league games (D2, L9) and ended the season with four straight defeats.
  • Southampton have won two of their last three league games in London (L1), having mustered just two victories in their 19 previous visits to the capital (D6, L11).
  • James Ward-Prowse scored nine of his 10 Premier League goals away from home last season - only Mohamed Salah managed more goals on the road last term with 11.

Stats via BBC Sport.