Southampton 1-4 Newcastle: Eddie Howe’s side rise to THIRD in the Premier League as Miguel Almiron, Chris Wood, Joe Willock and Bruno Guimaraes all net in comfortable win at St Mary’s
- In-form Newcastle thrashed Southampton 4-1 at St Mary’s on Sunday afternoon
- Miguel Almiron continued his bright form with another goal to open the scoring
- Chris Wood and Joe Willock scored four minutes apart in the second-half
- Romain Perraud got a consolation for hosts but Bruno Guimaraes added a fourth
Newcastle have risen up to third in the Premier League after a comfortable 4-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s.
Miguel Almiron continued his impressive form as he opened the score with a composed finish after 35 minutes. Chris Wood doubled Newcastle’s lead with a smart finish into the bottom corner before the hour mark.
Joe Willock made it three 61 minutes in, following a superb through ball from Kieran Trippier which the midfielder got on the end of. Romain Perraud managed to get a consolation for the hosts after 89 minutes.
But Bruno Guimaraes added a fourth for newcastle, finding the bottom right corner from long distance.
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Southampton (4-2-3-1): Bazunu, Larois, Bella-Kotchap, Salisu, Perraud, Ward-Prowse, Maitland,Niles, Armstrong, Adams, Elyounoussi, Walcott
Subs: McCarthy, Lyanco, Calera-Car, Aribo, Armstrong, Mara, Edozie, Diallo, Lavia
Manager: Ralph Hasenhuttl
Newcastle (4-3-3): Pope, Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn, Longstaff, Guimares, Willock, Almiron, Murphy, Wilson
Subs: Lascelles, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin, Targett, Manquillo, Wood, Fraser, Darlow, Anderson
Manager: Eddie Howe
Referee: Stuart Attwell
Romain Perraud netted a solo goal which proved to be just a consolation in the end
Bruno Guimaraes added Newcastle’s fourth with a low strike from long-range
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