Antonio Conte admitted that his Tottenham aspect missed a chance by failing to beat 10-man Southampton within the Premier League on Tuesday.
Saints had Mohammed Salisu despatched off for a second bookable offence simply earlier than the break after he introduced down Son Heung-min within the penalty space.
Southampton have been deservedly 1-0 up on the time due to a high quality strike from James Ward-Prowse, however when Harry Kane struck within the equaliser from the ensuing penalty most would have anticipated in-form Spurs to gather all three factors.
Nevertheless, the guests couldn’t discover a breakthrough after the interval, although they did have two objectives dominated out – one for offside and one for a foul on Fraser Forster within the build-up.
Talking after the sport, Conte revealed he regretted his aspect’s failure to finish the turnaround.
“For certain it was a chance that we missed. When you could have this kind of state of affairs it’s important to attempt to exploit, to attempt to get three factors,” Conte stated.
“We knew very properly that to play towards Southampton on this stadium just isn’t straightforward. The state of affairs at one level of the sport was optimistic for us.
“However as I stated earlier than, I feel within the second half we felt fatigue and our thoughts wasn’t clear to make the most effective resolution. This could occur.”
“I attempted additionally with subs to vary one thing, Lucas in and Gil. Within the first half I made a decision to vary Regi, he acquired a yellow card. It was significantly better on this approach. We did not discover the options to attain. We scored, however they determined to disallow the objective.”
The consequence leaves Spurs sixth within the Premier League desk, 5 factors adrift of north London rivals Arsenal in fourth with two video games in hand. Subsequent up they face struggling Watford away from house on New 12 months’s Day.
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