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Liverpool 3-0 Southampton

Two goals from Mohamed Salah and one from Philippe Coutinho saw Liverpool seal a comfortable 3-0 win over Saints at Anfield.


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Southampton 0-1 Burnley

Southampton fell to a 1-0 defeat as Sam Vokes scored the only goal of the game for visitors Burnley.

Saints have now drawn a blank in front of goal at St Mary's in nine of their last l2 Premier League games.

Mauricio Pellegrino's reaction: “It’s a really painful game because I think we were much better than them in all different aspects of the game – defensively, on set plays and with the ball.

“We had a number of possibilities to convert chances, but that was the only aspect in which they were better than us – they were clinical in converting the chance that they had.

“This is part of football. We have to live with this and learn for the future.

“It’s part of our job and our life. Sometimes you can be better than the opponent but still lose, like today.”


Brighton 1-1 Southampton

Southampton drew 1-1 at Brighton as Steven Davis' early headed goal for the Saints was cancelled out by a Glenn Murray equaliser after the break.



Southampton 1-0 West Brom

Sofiane Boufal was the match winner for Saints as he scored a wonder goal six minutes from time to help see off West Brom at St Mary's.

Mauricio Pellegrino: “In the Premier League, to make this difference is not easy.

“I’m really happy because I think we deserved to win.

“We created chances and controlled the opponent until the second half when they changed to five defenders with two strikers.

“In that moment we struggled. Our reaction at the end changed the game, but I thought we deserved the goal a little bit earlier.

“We put them under pressure from the beginning, we played well and we created chances.”

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Sofiane Boufal: “When I went past one or two players I felt confident, and the rest of it just felt natural.

“I’m so happy with this goal – for my family and all the people who have helped me in the difficult moments.

“It’s football. Sometimes you have good moments and sometimes you have bad moments, but the most important thing is to be confident in yourself.

“I hope…

Southampton 2-2 Newcastle

Manolo Gabbiadini twice cancelled out Newcastle's lead at St Mary's on his return to the starting line up to earn a point for Southampton.


Lambert interview with Radio Solent

Recently-retired Southampton legend Rickie Lambert is interviewed by BBC Radio Solent's Adam Blackmore:

🗣️ "I enjoyed my best years as a footballer at Southampton"

Rickie Lambert has been speaking to @BBCRadioSolent about joining #Saintsfcpic.twitter.com/XLHSQTnr1n — BBC Solent Sport (@solentsport) October 10, 2017
🗣️ "I just couldn't cope"

Former #Saintsfc striker Rickie Lambert on the day he questioned the training methods of Mauricio Pochettino ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/9wPbwcgIXY — BBC Solent Sport (@solentsport) October 10, 2017
🗣️ "He put an ambition in all of us"

Rickie Lambert says Nicola Cortese made #Saintsfc feel like a Premier League club in League One ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/QBhzCthRpN — BBC Solent Sport (@solentsport) October 10, 2017
Rickie Lambert says @TheNigelAdkins took his game to a "whole new level" when he arrived @SouthamptonFC in 20120 #Saintsfcpic.twitter.com/YnYDceBdNA — BBC Solent Sport (@solentsport) October 10, 2017
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Rickie Lambert announces retirement

Saints legend Rickie Lambert has announced his retirement from professional football.

The 35-year-old striker has been without a club since leaving Cardiff in July this year.

Lambert scored 117 goals in 235 appearances for Southampton helping the club achieve back-to-back promotions from League One to the Premier League. He went on to become an England international and netted on his debut against Scotland before spells with Liverpool and West Brom.



Lambert's statement: "I feel lucky to have been involved in this sport for as long as I have.

"I have had some ups and downs in my career but to have represented clubs like Southampton, Liverpool and playing for my country in a World Cup were beyond my wildest dreams.

"Playing and scoring for England is probably my proudest professional moment and I will look back at every aspect of how I got there with fond memories.

"I would like to thank the fans of all the clubs I played for but especially Southampton where I en…