Sunday Express - Sun 16 Dec 2001 - Page 107
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defensive record is shattered by stylish Tottenham line-up led by 'Sir Les' Hoddle Tigana rates Spurs as best "
an aerial collision with Rufus Brevett left him down and dazed. The striker protested his innocence while Legwinski responded angrily to suggestions he was play-acting. Tottenham's second goal just before half-time also involved Ferdinand, who took a header from Teddy Sheringham and laid back a neat pass for Anderton to fire home a drive that beat Fulham keeper Edwin Van der Sar at his near post. Spurs' midweek 6-0 Worthington Cup quarter-final victory may have been against weakened opposition. SPURS (3-5-2): Sullivan 6; Perry 6, King 7, Richards 6; Davies 8, Freund 7, Anderton 8, Poyet 6, Taricco 6; Sheringham 7, Ferdinand 7 (Rebrov 62, 7).
Saints lap up Black Cat Jody’s error QUOTES "
SOUTHAMPTON (4-4-2): Jones 7; Dodd 6, Lundekvam 7, P Williams 8, Bridge 7; Telfer 6, Oakley 7, Svensson 7, Marsden 7; Beattie 7, Pahars 7 (Ormerod 84, 5).
"I "will not accept how we were beaten today," said Reid, whose side have now just three goals and five points from eight away games this season.
FULHAM manager Jean Tigana praised Spurs as "the best team we have played this season", after seeing his side comprehensively walloped.
BOLTON (4-3-3): Jaaskelainen 7; N'Gotty 6, Bergsson 7, Whitlow 7, Charlton 6; Frandsen 7, Warhurst 7, Nolan 6; Wallace 5 (Holdsworth 84, 5) , Ricketts 8, Gardner 7.