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Southampton vs. Tottenham Hotspur: game time, tv channels, and how to watch Premier League online

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Oh when the Saints...

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Happy Wednesday, Spurs fans! It me, the holiday blogger, scheduling another match thread for your pleasure. Today, it’s Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium. While Spurs have had the past ten days to rest and celebrate the season, and have had the benefit of two relatively easy matches, Southampton at St. Mary’s tends to be a trickier tie.

Spurs are all healthy (except for Erik Lamela) and have the ability to choose whomever they want to play (except for Erik Lamela). The question becomes whether Mauricio Pochettino will do any rotation for this match or if he decides to rest any players for the New Year’s Day trip to Vicarage Road.

Jay Rodriguez is back and healthy and available for selection for Southampton, and it could be the first time that JayRod has faced his old manager since he left Saints for Spurs two seasons ago. I don’t know about you, but I sense some #narrative brewing.

Spurs need a win today to keep pace with the other challengers for top four, and they have probably the toughest match of any top club this week. Three points would be great and would continue to give them a cushion over Manchester United, who are creeping up the table.

COYS!

Lineups:

LIneups will be posted when released by the clubs.

How to Watch:

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 28, 7:45 pm (2:45 pm ET)
Location: St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, UK
Match Official: ??
TV: NBC Sports Network (USA), Sky Sports 1 (UK), TSN (Canada), SBS One (Australia)
Streaming: NBC Sports Live Extra (USA)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com, also often at BBC Radio London,BBC Radio 5 Live, and TalkSport

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Have fun, and COYS!