England international captain Harry Kane was not one of the goalscorers as his Tottenham Hotspur side came from behind to beat Southampton 4-1 at home on the opening weekend of the new Premier League campaign.
Southampton were the first team to score thanks to the strike from England international James Ward-Prowse on 12 minutes. The Saints led for nine minutes before they were pegged by their hosts thanks to the goal from Ryan Sessegnon from close range off the superb cross from Kulusevski. Son provided the assist for the second Spurs goal scored by Eric Dier. The goal from Dier came a minute after the half-hour mark as the North Londoners took a slender lead into the halftime break. In the second half, Tottenham Hotspur scored twice in as many minutes to take the game away from Southampton. Tottenham Hotspur went 3-1 up when Southampton defender Salisu Mohammed put through his own net a minute after the hour mark. The game ended as a contest when Kulusevski scored the final goal of the game.