Soldado and Eriksen come in for Spurs

Tottenham interim manager Tim Sherwood made four changes for the Barclays Premier League clash at Southampton.

Tottenham interim manager Tim Sherwood made four changes for the Barclays Premier League clash at Southampton.

Having suffered a 2-1 Capital One Cup exit to West Ham in his first match at the helm, Andre Villas-Boas’ replacement switched around the Spurs side.

Captain Michael Dawson returned after serving a suspension in midweek, while Erik Lamela, Christian Eriksen and Roberto Soldado also came in.

Southampton made three alterations from last weekend’s 1-1 draw at Newcastle, with Danny Fox, Morgan Schneiderlin and Adam Lallana coming in.

Two of those replaced in the line-up, Luke Shaw and Dani Osvaldo, were absent from the bench.

Southampton: Gazzaniga, Chambers, Lovren, Hooiveld, Fox, Cork, Schneiderlin, Rodriguez, Steven Davis, Lallana, Lambert.

Subs: Yoshida, Fonte, Ramirez, Ward-Prowse, Reed, Gallagher, Cropper.

Spurs: Lloris, Walker, Dawson, Chiriches, Rose, Lamela, Eriksen, Dembele, Sigurdsson, Adebayor, Soldado.

Subs: Holtby, Capoue, Defoe, Chadli, Friedel, Bentaleb, Fredericks.

Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)

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