FA Cup: Southampton 0 ~ 5 Arsenal

Danny Welbeck netted a brilliant brace on his first Arsenal start since May before Theo Walcott’s hat-trick offered further cheer for suspended manager Arsene Wenger, who watched a rampant 5-0 thrashing of Southampton from the St Mary’s stands. Claude Puel’s Saints were excellent in overcoming Liverpool to reach the EFL Cup final in midweek but

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League Cup: Southampton 1 ~ 0 Liverpool

Southampton held a stuttering Liverpool at arm’s length to secure a 1-0 lead in their EFL Cup semi-final first leg through Nathan Redmond’s fine strike. Liverpool had demolished Southampton 6-1 in the quarter-finals of this competition last season at St Mary’s Stadium, but a repeat meeting came in sharp contrast as the hosts defending superbly

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Premier League: Everton 3 ~ 0 Southampton

Everton started 2017 in superb fashion as three quick-fire second-half strikes secured a 3-0 Premier League victory over Ronald Koeman’s former club Southampton. Koeman’s side were desperate to return to winning ways following their frustrating draw with lowly Hull City last time out, but it looked as though Claude Puel’s men would take a share

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Puel lauds Southampton fighting spirit

Southampton manager Claude Puel lauded his team’s response in their 2-1 comeback win over Inter in the Europa League. A Mauro Icardi goal put the Serie A giants ahead at St Mary’s on Thursday, and Dusan Tadic was denied from the penalty spot before the break. But a Virgil van Dijk effort and own goal

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