Centre-back Federico Fernandez smashed home a rebound two minutes from time as goal-shy Newcastle United came back from one down to beat visitors Southampton 2-1 in their Premier League clash on Sunday.
Coming into the tie having scored a miserly 15 goals in 15 games, Newcastle went behind when Southampton striker Danny Ings held off a defender before shooting across keeper Martin Dubravka for his fifth goal in five league games.
The home team had plenty of possession and threatened repeatedly from...
Southampton boosted their hopes of staying in the Premier League after a fine first-half performance garnished by goals from Danny Ings and Ryan Bertrand helped them to a nervy 2-1 home win over struggling Norwich on Wednesday.
The Saints dominated the opening exchanges of the relegation dogfight and Ings fired them ahead in the 22nd minute when he headed home a James Ward-Prowse free kick.
Moussa Djenepo drove a shot over the bar for the home side before left-back Bertrand made it 2-0 in the 43rd...
James Ward-Prowse struck a stunning free kick seven minutes from time as Southampton fought back from a goal down to beat fellow strugglers Watford 2-1 on Saturday and record their first home Premier League win this season.
Southampton came into the game with the weakest defence in the league, and it sprung another leak midway through the first half as Ismaila Sarr chased down a ball over the top and clipped it confidently into the net to put the visitors ahead.
The goal by the powerful Senegalese...
Southampton's Sofiane Boufal added to a list of bizarre football injuries on Thursday when he was declared doubtful for the Premier League game against Watford after stubbing his big toe on a kitchen table.
Manager Ralph Hasenhuttl told reporters at a news conference the midfielder had not been able to train for the last three days.