Spurs under 18’s versus Southampton: (match preview)
After suffering a 3-1 defeat to London rivals West Ham United the previous Saturday, Matt Taylor’s Tottenham Hotspur under 18 side will be looking to bounce back when they take on Southampton at Hotspur Way tomorrow morning. Paul Hardyman’s Southampton side sit in eighth place in the Premier League South table, after picking up 16 points from 16 games. Forward Jack Turner is one of the ‘ Saints ’ most potent attacking players and he has scored eight league goals so far this season. Other Southampton players to look out for tomorrow include Sam Bellis and Roland Idowu. Spurs beat Southampton 2-0 in the reverse fixture back in August.
My predicted lineup: (4-2-3-1) Kurylowicz, Cesay, Muir (c), Lusala, Kyezu, Skinner, Pedder, John, Robson, Bennett, Whittaker.
Subs from: Lo Tutala, Cassanova, Matthew Craig, Santiago, Cooper.
Injured/unavailable: Michael Craig.
Doubtful: Enock Asante, Romaine Mundle, Dane Scarlett.
Previous meeting: Spurs 2-0.
My score prediction: Spurs 2-1.
My one to watch: Southampton forward Jack Turner who is the ‘ Saints ’ under 18’s top scorer this season with eight goals.