Mark Lawrenson is backing Tottenham Hotspur to ease to a 2-0 victory over Southampton within the Premier League on Wednesday evening.
Spurs head into the sport seeking to return to successful methods within the English prime flight following their 2-0 loss to Chelsea FC at Stamford Bridge final day out.
Tottenham have since booked their spot within the FA Cup fifth spherical due to a 3-1 victory over Brighton on the weekend at house.
The Lilywhites began this midweek spherical of fixtures in seventh place within the Premier League desk and two factors adrift of the highest 4 – however Spurs have a number of video games in hand over their closest rivals as issues stand.
Southampton began the week in twelfth place within the Premier League desk and are at present 11 factors behind Spurs heading into their journey to north London on Wednesday evening.
Former Liverpool FC and England star Lawrenson doesn’t count on the Lilywhites to have any bother once they host the Saints this week and he’s backing Antonio Conte’s males to assert all three factors.
Writing in his preview column for BBC Sport, Lawrenson mentioned: “I don’t understand how Tottenham’s new signings, Dejan Kulusevski and Rodrigo Bentancur are going to suit into Antonio Conte’s aspect, however a very powerful factor for Spurs is to see Harry Kane scoring once more.
“Kane again on the aim path is a headline we’ve been ready a very long time to see, as a result of it doesn’t really feel like he has been totally match or at his finest for a lot of this season.
“We all know Southampton are arduous to beat, and so they took a degree off Spurs with 10 males at St Mary’s Stadium on the finish of final 12 months, but when Kane is firing then Tottenham might be too.”
After Wednesday’s recreation, Spurs face 4 Premier League clashes in a row – towards Wolves, Manchester Metropolis, Burnley and Leeds United – earlier than they tackle Middlesbrough within the FA Cup fifth spherical away from house in early March.