Premier League roundup: Tottenham waste two-goal lead; Leeds get essential win


SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Tottenham missed out on the possibility to maneuver as much as third within the Premier League by throwing away a two-goal lead Saturday as James Ward-Prowse’s stoppage-time penalty earned last-place Southampton a 3-3 draw.

Tottenham had taken a 3-1 lead after Pedro Porro and Ivan Perisic netted their first targets for the membership and Harry Kane scored his twenty third of the marketing campaign.

Southampton had solely scored twice in its earlier 5 league appearances however the hosts confirmed the identical battle that noticed them not too long ago take factors off Chelsea and Manchester United to come back again and increase their survival hopes.

Ward-Prowse’s late penalty, after Pape Sarr had fouled Ainsley Maitland-Niles within the space, added to second-half efforts by Che Adams and Theo Walcott to earn Saints a degree.

Each groups needed to make early substitutions after Tottenham ahead Richarlison limped off after 5 minutes with an harm and Southampton’s Armel Bella-Kotchap was compelled off within the eighth with an harm to his proper arm.

Jan Bednarek then needed to come off within the thirty fourth for Southampton, and Tottenham’s Ben Davies turned the fourth participant to must be substituted shortly afterward.

That compelled Maitland-Niles into the weird position of taking part in heart again, and Tottenham shortly pounced to interrupt the impasse in first-half stoppage-time.

Son Heung-min noticed Porro in house on the fitting and handed the ball into the trail of the January recruit, who took a contact and thundered an effort in off the crossbar.

It took simply 43 seconds for Adams to stage for Southampton after the halftime break. Romeo Lavia despatched a wonderfully weighted ball into Walcott, who squared for Adams to slip in for his tenth objective of the season in all competitions.

Tottenham reclaimed the lead when substitute Dejan Kulusevski floated a ball to the again publish the place Kane powered dwelling a header. When Perisic opened his account for Spurs in his thirty sixth look with a half-volley past Gavin Bazunu within the 74th minute, the factors appeared wrapped up for the guests.

However Walcott lowered the deficit from Sekou Mara’s knock-down three minutes later to arrange a dramatic finale.

Former Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster thwarted Mara from shut vary quickly after however the hosts wouldn’t be denied.

Sarr caught Maitland-Niles within the space following a nook and Ward-Prowse, who noticed his final spot kick in opposition to Leicester saved, made no mistake this time and fired into the nook to safe what might be a vital level.

Southampton remained in final place however is simply two factors from security — and 4 factors under Crystal Palace in twelfth place.

Leeds 4, Wolverhampton 2

In Wolverhampton, Rasmus Kristensen scored simply seconds after approaching and Leeds withstood a late comeback to beat Wolverhampton 4-2 and transfer out of the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday.

Kristensen’s objective within the 62nd minute prolonged Leeds’ result in 3-0 following strikes by Jack Harrison and Luke Ayling earlier than Wolves obtained again into the match at Molineux.

Kristensen had solely been on for about 30 seconds earlier than he shot the ball by Jose Sa’s legs after Wolves did not cope with Harrison’s cross.

Jonny’s volley from greater than 35 yards out — after goalkeeper Illan Meslier’s headed clearance exterior the world — made it 3-1 within the sixty fifth and Matheus Cunha scored eight minutes later.

However Wolves misplaced momentum when Jonny was proven a pink card within the 84th for a reckless problem on Ayling.

Rodrigo added a fourth objective for the guests within the seventh minute of stoppage time.

Meslier made a number of key stops together with getting his proper hand on a point-blank effort from a charging Raul Jimenez within the seventieth.

Harrison’s one-timer within the sixth minute was arrange by 19-year-old Wilfried Gnonto, who beat a defender and put a low move into the middle of the world. Ayling made it 2-0 early within the second half when he headed in from a nook.

Aston Villa 3, Bournemouth 0

In Birmingham, Aston Villa loved a 3rd win in 4 Premier League video games because it beat Bournemouth 3-0 at dwelling with targets from Douglas Luiz, Jacob Ramsey and Emiliano Buendia on Saturday.

Each units of followers had a cause to cheer when Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks got here on within the 79th minute for his first look since being identified with most cancers in October 2021, a second that introduced applause throughout Villa Park.

Luiz completed from shut vary to place Villa forward within the seventh minute earlier than Ramsey and Buendia added additional targets within the final 10 minutes.

Bournemouth had gone near equalizing simply previous the hour mark by Philip Billing’s free kick that was saved in nice fashion by Emiliano Martinez.

Midtable Villa prolonged its unbeaten run, including to the wins over Everton and Crystal Palace and a draw at West Ham.

Bournemouth slipped a spot to nineteenth, a degree adrift of security, having did not additional increase its survival bid after the shock 1-0 win over Liverpool final weekend.

Leicester 1, Brentford 1

In London, Leicester halted a five-game dropping streak in all competitions as Harvey Barnes’ second-half equalizer secured a 1-1 draw at Brentford within the Premier League on Saturday.

Leicester’s poor run has seen it dragged into the tight battle in opposition to relegation, and the draw solely retains it one level above the drop zone.

Mathias Jensen put the hosts forward within the thirty second minute however Barnes raced away from the Brentford protection to run onto James Maddison’s by ball and calmly lifted his end over goalkeeper David Raya.

That denied Brentford supervisor Thomas Frank a one hundredth win in cost, however the staff at the least stretched its unbeaten run at dwelling to 10 matches.

Below-pressure Foxes supervisor Brendan Rodgers made a daring name by dropping goalkeeper Danny Ward in favor of Daniel Iversen, however his await a primary clear sheet because the World Cup break goes on.

Eighth-place Brentford completed the sport with 10 males after substitute Shandon Baptiste was despatched off in stoppage time for a wild lunge on Kiernan Dewsbury-Corridor.



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