28/09/2022

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Tremendous Eagles star Joe Aribo makes Premier League debut for Southampton in opposition to Tottenham

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The Nigerian worldwide made his Premier League debut, nevertheless it was a day to neglect for him and Southampton.

Aribo had proven indicators of his high quality in pre-season after becoming a member of the Saints from Rangers for £10m this summer time. Nevertheless, he was on the dropping facet in his first sport within the Premier League as Conte’s males thrashed the Saints.

Southampton supervisor Ralph Hasenhüttl handed Aribo his first begin, with the Nigerian enjoying a sophisticated function. The Saints began brightly, taking the lead within the twelfth minute by way of James Ward Prowse, who volleyed house following a cross from Moussa Djenepo.

Nevertheless, that was pretty much as good because it bought for Southampton as Spurs took cost of the sport. Conte’s males drew degree within the twenty first minute by way of a header from Ryan Sessegnon following an outstanding cross from Dejan Kulusevski.

The Lillywhites took the lead ten minutes later, courtesy of a header from Eric Dier following a cross from Heung-min Son.

Spurs went into half-time with a objective lead, nevertheless it was solely a matter of time earlier than they prolonged their lead.

Conte’s males continued to press following the restart, and so they bought their reward within the 61st minute by way of an personal objective from Mohammed Salisu. It bought higher for the house facet as Kulusevski added gloss to the scoreline with a curling end two minutes later.

Southampton tried to scale back the deficit, and so they nearly did by way of Aribo, however the Tremendous Eagles star’s low shot was pushed away by Hugo Lloris in Spurs’ objective.

Aribo’s shot occurred to be Southampton’s solely shot on course within the second half as Spurs ran out 4-1 winners.

Aribo and The Saints will get an opportunity to bounce again after they welcome Leeds United to St. Mary’s subsequent weekend.