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2 - 0

Carling Cup

St Mary's

10th August

Attendance: 17,135

Referee: Mr P Crossley

Lallana, Oxlade-Chamberlain
Davis     Jalal    
Butterfield     Purches    
Fonte     Pearce    
Seaborne     Garry     75
Dickson     46 Wiggins    
Puncheon     Feeney    
Wotton     Robinson    
Hammond     Bartley     65
Oxlade-Chamberlain     Cooper     58
Lallana     79 Pugh    
Barnard     84 Pitman    
Bialkowski     Thomas    
Harding     46 Cummings    
Lambert     84 Bradbury     75
Martin     Arter    
Mills     McQuoid    
Garrod     Symes     65
Holmes     79 Hollands     58
Game Statistics
Goal Attempts
On Target
Yellow Cards
Red Cards
In a tight match that was not decided right until the end Southampton finished up 2-0 victors. Adam Lallana showed us what we had been missing in pre-season with a starring role as he began from the start of the game. Bournemouth were supported by a splendidly vocal away fan base and played with vigour and heart as they kept trying to take the game to us. Saints had to show there fighting spirit and were the more adventurous team at the start of the match. Bournemouth came more into the game and could claim to have been slightly unlucky not to have gone in at half-time a goal up. Many Saints fans would have dreaded the resumption after the break after seeing the hosts dominate for periods in the first half but their concerns were unfounded. In an evenly fought second half it took a moment of pure class by Lallana to help settle the Saints nerves with a magnificent goal. Collecting the ball on the left he cut in before curling a great shot into the goal to set us on our way. Bournemouth were not without chances, but then just after Rickie Lambert arrived, we had a second goal. Jalal saved a Lambert shot and the ball was pushed out by the keeper. Almost immediately young Oxlade-Chamberlain took advantage of a loose ball to race onto it and slip it past Jalal and into the net. The relief was clear as Saints ended up without any undue worries. Bournemouth had given their all and in a game of high intensity our team had matched them in all departments. A good win against a side that wouldn't lie down and one that hopefully kick starts our season.

Writer:SFC Forever
Date:Tuesday August 10 2010
Time: 11:41PM


Better guys - just reproduce those stats in the league.
12/08/2010 02:56:00
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