Tottenham denied by controversial Southampton penalty in injury time


remarkable injury time penalty saw Southampton claim an unlikely point against Tottenham on Saturday.

Spurs were 3-1 up with a puny over 10 minutes to play, but will acquire to settle for a draw

Goals by Harry Kane and Ivan Perisic looked to acquire sealed the points for fourth-placed Tottenham in the second half but Southampton produced an improbable recovery from 3-1 down.

Theo Walcott gave them a lifeline with a close-range finish in the 77th minute shortly after Perisic’s volley appeared to acquire sealed a vital three points for Tottenham in their bid to finish the season in the top four.

Then in the 90th minute, Tottenham substitute Pape Sarr was adjudged to acquire fouled Ainsley Maitland-Niles as he attempted to clear the a bouncing ball.

After a long VAR check, Ward-Prowse delivered his spot kick high into the top corner beyond former Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Tottenham remain in fourth plot with 49 points from 28 games but Newcastle United, in fifth, are only two points adrift with two games in hand. Southampton remain bottom with 23 points.