Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has played down the injury sustained by Shane Long against Tottenham over the weekend.

Long replaced Charlie Austin at half-time, but was then forced to leave the field with an injury – which is now revealed to have been a kick to his hamstring.

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Hasenhuttl says that Long should be able to feature for Southampton in their next Premier League match, which is not until the end of the month due to the FA Cup break and then the international fixtures.

Southampton beat Tottenham 2-1, with Yan Valery and James Ward-Prowse scoring the goals to lift the club out of the bottom three.

Long has had yet another difficult season in front of goal, having found the back of the net just once in 19 league appearances this season.