NEW vs SOU
Audio description highlights: Newcastle 3-1 Saints
Highlights from the Premier League match at St James' Park, with audio description.
Extended Highlights: Newcastle 3-1 Saints
Full highlights from Southampton's defeat on Sunday.
Sellés: We need to be more robust
Manager calls for stronger resistance after Newcastle's second-half revival.
Video: Sellés on performance of two halves
Watch the manager react to Saints' 3-1 defeat at Newcastle.
Video: Bella-Kotchap on Newcastle defeat
Armel Bella-Kotchap on defeat to Newcastle.
Bella-Kotchap: We need to keep our heads up
Armel Bella-Kotchap reacts to Newcastle defeat.
Gallery: Newcastle 3-1 Saints
Full gallery from defeat at St James' Park.
Saints beaten by Wilson cameo
Half-time substitute transforms Newcastle as Saints' lead slips away.
Tactical Watch: Playing through the press
Sam Tighe previews Saints' trip to high-flying Newcastle.
Match Pack: Newcastle vs Saints
Everything you need to know ahead of Southampton's trip to St James's Park.
Classic Match: Le Tissier's free-kick winner
Saints' talisman scored a vital winner at St James' Park in 1994.
Sellés looks to instil belief
The manager looks ahead to Sunday’s trip to Newcastle.
Press Conference: Sellés on Newcastle
The manager previews Sunday's visit to Newcastle.
Newcastle away tickets on general sale
All Saints fans can now buy tickets for our visit to St James' Park at the end of April.
NEW vs SOU As It Happened
- FT: Newcastle 3-1 Southampton
- Stuart Armstrong put Saints 1-0 up after 41 minutes
- Half time substitute Callum Wilson levels from close range on 54 minutes
- Theo Walcott own goal and Callum Wilson's second inside two minutes turns game on its head
FULL TIME: Newcastle 3-1 Southampton
Second half goals from Callum Wilson (x2) and a Theo Walcott own goal turn the game on its head.15.57
Wilson rattles the bar twice
Close to a hat-trick for the Newcastle forward. His shot from inside the penalty area rattles the bar, then goes up and falls before hitting the bar again.
Newcastle United substitution: Elliot Anderson replaces Joe Willock
Second of a double switch.
Newcastle United substitution: Matt Ritchie replaces Alexander Isak
Isak is replaced for the hosts.
Six minutes added on
Willock's shot blocked by Bednarek
Joe Willock finds some space on the edge of the box, his shot blocked behind by Jan Bednarek.
Guimarãs flashes a shot wide
Newcastle purring here. Guimarãs attempting to curl a shot in from the edge of the box and seeing it go just wide.
Wilson adds a third
A long ball up field catches out Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who attempts to clear but only into the path of Callum Wilson, who skips past Alex McCarthy and finishes into open net.
Callum Wilson (80’) | 3 – 1
Walcott turns into his own net
Sven Botman's header is aimed towards the far post, only for Theo Walcott to turn it past Alex McCarthy via a corner.
Theo Walcott (79’) | 2 – 1
Southampton substitution: Ché Adams replaces Carlos Alcaraz
Ché Adams is introduced following that decision.
VAR Decision: Goal awarded for Newcastle United [Callum Wilson] was cancelled
The goal doesn't stand! The score remains 1-1 after a VAR check, showing Callum Wilson in an offside position.
Callum Wilson (73’) | 2 – 1
Yellow Card for Roméo Lavia (Southampton)
Lavia stops a Newcastle counter.
Yellow Card for Stuart Armstrong (Southampton)
Stuart Armstrong booked for alleged time wasting coming off.
Southampton substitution: Ainsley Maitland-Niles replaces Lyanco
Third and final change.
Southampton substitution: Mohamed Elyounoussi replaces Stuart Armstrong
Stu makes way for Moi.
Southampton substitution: Adam Armstrong replaces Kamaldeen Sulemana
First of a triple Saints sub.
Newcastle United substitution: Miguel Almirón replaces Jacob Murphy
A second Newcastle switch.
McCarthy tips over Wilson's header
Newcastle respond. Callum Wilson rising highest in the box to head goal-wards and Alex McCarthy tips it over.
Alcaraz with a superb run
Theo Walcott's clever flick sets Charly Alcaraz on his bike, he carries the ball deep into the Newcastle half and has Kamaldeen Sulemana in support. His pass just intercepted. Good move on the break.
McCarthy saves from Willock
Joe Willock this time trying his luck, his low shot aimed for the bottom right corner well claimed by Alex McCarthy.
Bednarek blocks Joelinton's shot
All Newcastle here. Jan Bednarek in the way again, blocking Joelinton's low shot just in time after a mazy run from the Newcastle player.
Southampton substitution: Theo Walcott replaces Moussa Djenepo
First Saints change at St James' Park
Bella-Kotchap's clearance thankfully claimed
The Saints defender deflects a cross towards goal, causing some gasps, but Alex McCarthy claims well.
Bednarek with vital block
Jacob Murphy bursts into the box from the right flank, his low cross blocked well by Jan Bednarek ahead of Callum Wilson in the box
McCarthy claims ahead of Wilson's head
Alexander Isak's deep cross aimed towards the head of Callum Wilson, the Saints keeper does well to come out and claim the ball.
Rubén Sellés also booked
Yellow Card for Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton)
Walker-Peters booked after a challenge on Kieran Trippier.
Wilson levels for the hosts
The half time substitute notches home inside the six-yard box, connecting with Alexander Isak's low cross from the right flank.
Callum Wilson (54’) | 1 – 1
MCCARTHY OFF THE LINE! 🤯
HUGE save from Alex McCarthy, Kieran Trippier's free-kick met by Jacob Murphy on the slide. McCarthy saves and then pushes the rebound behind too.
Wilson heads over from free kick
Callum Wilson meets the free kick at the near post, but his header aimed for the far post goes over.
Back under way! 💪
COME ON YOU SAINTS!
Newcastle United substitution: Callum Wilson replaces Anthony Gordon
Newcastle make a switch at the break.
HALF TIME: Newcastle 0-1 Saints
Stuart Armstrong gave Southampton the lead on 41 minutes with a superb break, started by a vital challenge from Roméo Lavia in midfield. Lavia found Charly Alcaraz who stormed through midfield, found Kamaldeen and his first time cross was tapped home by Armstrong. Newcastle's best threat has come via Anthony Gordon, but the visitors have dealt well with that so far.
Three minutes added time...
Kamaldeen goes down in the box
Sven Botman challenges Kamaldeen inside the penalty area, prompting some protests, but the referee and VAR wave it away.
WHAT a break from Saints! A superb run by Charly Alcaraz in the middle of the field, he finds Kamaldeen Sulemana out wide. Kamaladeen then hits a first time cross and Stuart Armstrong guides the shot beyond Nick Pope from close range.
Stuart Armstrong (41’) | 0 – 1
Murphy curls a shot just over
Jacob Murphy cuts in from the left flank, curling his shot over the far corner.
Lyanco deals with Gordon well 👏
Anthony Gordon looks a threat again down that left wing, he looks to cut into the six-yard box but Lyanco does well to get inbetween him and the ball and shepherds the ball out.
Nice break from Saints
Charly Alcaraz carries the ball into the Newcastle half, supported by Kamaldeen Sulemana and Kyle Walker-Peters. It results in just a throw, unfortunately.
Lyanco goes for the spectacular
Quick feet from the Brazilian centre-back, who picks up the ball following the corner's break down. He beat his man then lets fly from range, it goes a long way over.
Kamaldeen breaks and wins first Saints corner
Saints have had some joy on the break this afternoon so far, finding space and having time on the ball on either flank. James Ward-Prowse will now take our first corner kick.
Joelinton's header breezes past post
Kieran Tripper goes deep with his corner, Joelinton rises and his header goes just wide.
Gordon hits the post
Newcastle have enjoyed a good spell of possession and now have the game's clearest chance. Anthony Gordon is played in by Alexander Isak but somehow, one-on-one with Alex McCarthy, can only hit the post.
Guimarães smashes shot wide
Good work from Anthony Gordon on the left wing, his cross aimed for Alexander Isak but Saints clear only into the path of Bruno Guimarães. His volley misses the target from inside the penalty area.
Nice break, Stu 👏
The Scot breaks down the left and takes aim from a narrow angle. Nick Pope parries and Joelinton clears for the hosts.
Gordon hits the side netting
Anthony Gordon, in search of his first Newcastle goal, gets in behind Lyanco before firing towards the near post from a tight angle. Luckily for Saints it hits the side netting.
Yellow Card for Jan Bednarek (Southampton)
The Saints defender gets an early booking for stopping Joe Willock's break.
Electric start from Saints! 🤯
A combination of Kamaldeen and Stuart Armstrong combine on the left flank, the former cuts the ball back inside after breaking into the box. Kyle Walker-Peters collects and takes a shot which Nick Pope claims down to his right.
Off we go! 👊
COME ON YOU SAINTS!
The teams are in the tunnel...
Almost that time ⏳13.54
Stu's IN ✅
With 34% of the vote, Stuart Armstrong was the most popular pick to start today's game in our pre-match poll. Kamaldeen Sulemana, second with 24%, also gets a start.13.40
Five changes for Saints 🔄
Rubén Sellés has rotated half of his outfield starters following Thursday's home defeat to Bournemouth. Lyanco, Armel Bella-Kotchap, Moussa Djenepo, Stuart Armstrong and Kamaldeen Sulemana all come into the side, replacing Duje Ćaleta-Car, Romain Perraud, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Theo Walcott and Adam Armstrong.13.11
Newcastle team confirmed
Starting XI: Pope, Trippier, Schär, Botman, Burn, Willock, Guimarães, Joelinton, Murphy, Isak, Gordon.
Subs: Dúbravka, Dummett, Lewis, Targett, Manquillo, Ritchie, Anderson, Almirón, Wilson.13.01
Southampton team confirmed 😇
Starting XI: McCarthy, Walker-Peters, Lyanco, Bednarek, Bella-Kotchap, Djenepo, Ward-Prowse, Lavia, S. Armstrong, Kamaldeen, Alcaraz.
Subs: Bazunu, Ćaleta-Car, Maitland-Niles, Diallo, Elyounoussi, Walcott, A. Armstrong, Mara, Adams.13.01
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i think they (saints' players) have proved they are good enough to win games in the premier league. we have to make a good performance against a top team. everybody should be ready for the challenge."rubén selléssouthampton manager
Sellés previews Newcastle test 🎙
Watch Rubén Sellés's pre-match press conference, which took place following Thursday's meeting with Bournemouth at St Mary's.10.58
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NEW vs SOU Line Ups
Nick Pope (GK)
Kieran Trippier (C)
Joe WillockElliot Anderson (92′)
Alexander IsakMatt Ritchie (92′)
Anthony GordonCallum Wilson (45′)
Jacob MurphyMiguel Almirón (69′)
Alex McCarthy (GK)
LyancoAinsley Maitland-Niles (70′)
Stuart ArmstrongMohamed Elyounoussi (71′)
James Ward-Prowse (C)
Moussa DjenepoTheo Walcott (64′)
Carlos AlcarazChé Adams (77′)
Kamaldeen SulemanaAdam Armstrong (70′)
NEW vs SOU Match Stats
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