LONDON (AFP) - Tottenham bounced lower back from their derby defeat towards Arsenal to brush apart suffering Southampton 3-1 on Wednesday and show new Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl the dimensions of the assignment he faces.

The Austrian become named as Mark Hughes s successor in advance within the day and took a looking short at Wembley however for the first hour it was painful viewing.

Hasenhuttl, who will take over from period in-between Kelvin Davis, who turns into the new manager s variety two, will have been endorsed through the very last half-hour as Southampton have been the better side and grabbed a past due consolation through Charlie Austin.

however by then they were already three goals down, with Harry Kane, Lucas Moura and Son Heung-min at the scoresheet for Spurs.

"It become a hard game after remaining week, while we performed three massive games," Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino informed the BBC.

"Hugo Lloris changed into man of the healthy and that s some thing I m disillusioned about," he introduced. "We conceded greater chances than in opposition to Arsenal. However I sense it turned into process finished and that i m glad with the 3 factors."

Lax protecting from Southampton allowed Spurs to take a 9th-minute lead.

as the hosts performed a nook brief, Matt Targett did now not match Kane s run to the close to put up and the england captain rammed domestic Christian Eriksen s pass from close range for his 9th most suitable League purpose of the season.

Spurs goalkeeper Loris by hook or by crook got his fingertips to a swerving attempt from Pierre Hojbjerg and tipped it directly to the publish.

That gave the hosts the take-heed call they wished and that they had been quick to reassert their authority, with Kane forcing Alex McCarthy into a low store before the Saints goalkeeper needed to smartly tip over from Son.

Pochettino s guys had been in no temper to permit Southampton make it nervy for them and desires in the beginning 10 mins of the second one 1/2 killed the sport.

After Eriksen s low free-kick turned into nicely saved with the aid of McCarthy, Moura fired home from the resulting nook at the second try for his fifth choicest League intention of the marketing campaign.

four mins later it became three and Targett become the culprit again as Trippier dispossessed him, exceeded to Kane, whose low move became smooth for Son to show in from within the six-backyard box.

Southampton, who continue to be 1/3 from bottom, showed plenty of spirit regardless of finding themselves three-zero down.

Nathan Redmond despatched a swerving effort thudding into the crossbar from distance, then Trippier did properly to dam James Ward-Prowse s block earlier than Lloris denied the equal participant with a terrific point-blank shop.

The body of the purpose changed into hit a third time whilst Mohamed Elyounoussi s header rebounded off the crossbar before they ultimately registered when Austin sprung the offside lure and fired domestic.

For Spurs, the remaining half-hour become a unhappiness, but they circulate lower back into the pinnacle three after consequences some place else went in their favour.

"We conceded 3 goals and our standards are better than that," period in-between manager Davis advised Sky sports activities.

"the lads have been excellent for me and that i consider the new manager will see a group of gamers that need to play football, that want to play for this membership and that have expertise," he brought.