Ward-Prowse gave Saints a deserved lead midway through the first half, but the
momentum swung in the visitors’ favour when Mohammed Salisu tripped Heung-min
Son to concede a penalty and pick up a second yellow before the break.
dispatched the spot kick, and the England captain had a superbly taken second
ruled out for a narrow offside in the second half as Conte’s side failed to
find a way through the depleted hosts.
4-1 win at Watford meant that Tottenham dropped to sixth on 30 points, one
point behind the Hammers and five behind fourth-placed Arsenal, but with two
games in hand over both. Southampton are 13th with 21 points.