Spurs’ Harry Kane shows Southampton’s new manager size of job ahead

It was tempting to say that Ralph Hasenhuttl now knows the scale of the challenge that faces him at Southampton but the truth is the new manager was already painfully aware. Relegation-threatened clubs are queasily placed for good reason. They call for fresh direction in the middle of a season because they are desperate.

There were familiar flaws for Hasenhuttl to digest from his lofty perch at Wembley, having been confirmed as Mark Hughes’s successor in the morning, namely defensive timidity and looseness and, at the other end, a lack of any discernible goal threat until the game was over at 3-0 to Tottenham.

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