Tottenham press conference live: Antonio Conte on bad defending, Hojbjerg, Winks and defeat
Antonio Conte holds his press conference after Tottenham’s 3-2 loss to Southampton in the Premier League.
The Italian has named an unchanged line-up after the convincing FA Cup win over Brighton at the weekend.
Tottenham started the game poorly but managed to take the lead when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s low cross was slotted into the Southampton net by Saints defender Jan Bednarek.
The visitors were quickly level after a comedy of errors in the Spurs penalty area ended with Armando Broja firing from close range.
Southampton had every chance in the first half, creating 15 against Tottenham’s two.
However, it was the home side who scored the next goal with Harry Winks sending Lucas down the right and his cross into the box was perfect for Son Heung-min to fly home, despite Southampton’s claims that Broja had been the victim of a fault to another. end of the field in advance.
Spurs again managed to lose their lead when Mohamed Elyounoussi was granted box freedom to return home unmarked.
Southampton scored again soon after when Che Adams was in acres of space to overtake Lloris.
Tottenham thought they had grabbed a final equalizer when substitute Steven Bergwijn put the ball in the net, but VAR saw it was offside.
Our Spurs correspondent Alasdair Gold is among those asking Conte the questions after the game.
Scroll down for his latest updates from the press conference at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.