Your morning Tottenham Hotspur digest on Sunday, March 19.

Every word of Antonio Conte's remarkable press conference

Antonio Conte delivered an explosive rant in his post-match press conference after Tottenham failed to take three points from a winning position against Southampton as they drew 3-3 at St. Mary's Stadium. Spurs took the lead through Pedro Porro on the stroke of half-time before goals from Harry Kane and Ivan Perisic saw the visitors hold a 3-1 lead in the second half.

After the full-time whistle, the Spurs boss said: "Bah. Come on, come on, come on. We are professional. The club pay us a lot of money. The players receive money, me receive money, you understand?

"Not to find excuse or not show spirit or show a sense of belonging or don't show a sense of responsibility because we are showing this. For me this is unacceptable because for me this is the first time in my career to see a situation like this. Until now I wasn't able to change, not to change but compare to last season the situation went to become worse."

The Lilywhites threw away a two-goal advantage as they failed to move above Manchester United into third place in the Premier League table. Conte was furious after the match and you can read every word he had to say here.

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Richarlison and Ben Davies injured vs Southampton

Tottenham attacker Richarlison has suffered an injury setback during Spurs' visit to Southampton on Saturday afternoon. The Brazilian pulled up after just four minutes and was visibly upset as he headed down the tunnel.

He was replaced by Dejan Kulusevski at St Mary's. This comes as a setback for the player as the 25-year-old had started showing some more impressive form for Antonio Conte's side after a hamstring injury plagued his start to the year.

Ben Davies became the second Tottenham Hotspur player to be substituted with a suspected injury during the Premier League clash against Southampton. The Welsh defender received treatment on the pitch after falling to the ground before being replaced by Ivan Perisic in the 37th minute.

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Tottenham player ratings vs Southampton

Following Saturday's disappointing 3-3 draw against Southampton, Spurs reporter Alasdair Gold rated each player's performance at St. Mary's Stadium. Pedro Porro opened the scoring for the visitors before Harry Kane and Ivan Perisic gave Spurs a 3-1 lead in the second half before they were pegged back twice without a response.

Pedro Porro

Lashed a shot over the crossbar from inside the box with his left foot early on and did the same again not long after. He showed what his right foot can do though near the end of the first half with a rocket of a shot in off the crossbar to register his first goal for Spurs. An attacking threat for Spurs throughout. 8

Oliver Skipp

Another all-action display with a string of important sliding tackles around the pitch, including a big one in the Spurs box while others were watching on. Had his name constantly sung by the noisy travelling fans and he definitely emerged with credit from the game. 8

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Impressive in the first half but less so in the second as Southampton got more of a handle on the game. 7

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