Southampton 3-1 Crystal Palace: Soton avoid defeat and secure a 3-1 victory at home to The Eagles

Southampton vs. Crystal Palace

On Tuesday, Crystal Palace suffer an away defeat to Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium. Soton were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 2-0 to Liverpool. Palace, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 2-0 victory against Sheffield United. As the table looks today, Soton are currently 14th with 40 points from 32 matches, while Palace sit in 13th, with 41 points from 32.

Palace started strongly in the first half, thanks to an early goal from Christian Benteke in the 2nd minute. However, their lead was short lived, as Danny Ings equalised for Soton in the 19th minute to see out the first half 1-1.

The Saints started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with an early goal from Che Adams in the 48th minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a second effort from Danny Ings, 75 minutes in to make it 3-1.

For Soton, Mohammed Salisu and Michael Obafemi, came on for Jan Bednarek and Danny Ings. Palace brought on Jeffrey Schlupp, Michy Batshuayi and Jean-Philippe Mateta, to replace Luka Milivojevic, Jordan Ayew and Christian Benteke.

There were bookings for Jan Bednarek and Jannik Vestergaard from Soton. For Palace, Jordan Ayew, Cheikhou Kouyate and Wilfried Zaha saw yellow.

Soton next face Fulham and Palace are at home to Aston Villa.

Technical card:
Southampton: Vicente Guaita, Joel Ward, Cheikhou Kouyate, Scott Dann, Tyrick Mitchell, Jairo Riedewald, Luka Milivojevic, Eberechi Eze, Wilfried Zaha, Jordan Ayew and Christian Benteke
Crystal Palace: Fraser Forster, Kyle Walker-Peters, Jannik Vestergaard, Jan Bednarek, Jack Stephens, Takumi Minamino, James Ward-Prowse, Stuart Armstrong, Nathan Redmond, Danny Ings and Che Adams
Stadium: St. Mary’s Stadium
Goals: Christian Benteke (0-1, min. 2), Danny Ings (1-1, min. 19), Che Adams (2-1, min. 48) and Danny Ings (3-1, min. 75)