Newcastle 2-2 Southampton: James Ward-Prowse's late penalty earns Saints attract thriller

Newcastle 2-2 Southampton: James Ward-Prowse's late penalty earns Saints attract thriller

James Ward-ProwseJames Ward-Prowse’s objective got here in the previous few seconds of harm time

James Ward-Prowse scored a dramatic 96th-minute penalty quickly after Allan Saint-Maximin appeared to seize an injury-time winner for Newcastle as Southampton earned some extent in an exciting encounter at St James’ Park.

The hosts had regarded set to select up their first win of the season after Saint-Maximin struck within the ninetieth minute, firing in from a unfastened ball after Alex McCarthy had initially denied Ryan Fraser’s effort.

However Southampton have been awarded a spot-kick by VAR quickly after when Adam Armstrong was fouled by Jamaal Lascelles contained in the field, and Ward-Prowse stepped as much as confidently slam house the penalty.

It was a deserved level for the Saints who had dominated a lot of the sport. They spurned a number of probabilities to take the lead within the first half earlier than Callum Wilson headed Newcastle in entrance in opposition to the run of play after the restart.

Mohamed Elyounoussi, who scored a hat-trick in an 8-0 win in opposition to Newport County within the League Cup in midweek, bundled in an equaliser late on after his preliminary effort was saved out by Freddie Woodman.

However then got here the drama of harm time as Newcastle followers celebrated wildly what a winner from Saint-Maximin earlier than Ward-Prowse’s penalty ended a run of seven straight defeats on the street within the Premier League for Southampton.

An surprising thriller, however the await a win goes on

There was little to trace of the drama that was to come back within the closing couple of minutes of this recreation, with Southampton having dominated for big durations however proven little high quality in entrance of objective.

The Saints actually ought to have been out of sight in a primary half that they had full management of, however Moussa Djenepo twice spurned good probabilities to attain, lashing over from 4 yards earlier than taking one contact too many after being put by on objective.

Newcastle, in the meantime, did little to present their followers encouragement that this might not be one other season flirting with relegation as they noticed little of the ball within the opening 45 minutes, as an alternative hoping to catch Southampton on the counter with the tempo of their assault.

How they do that season shall be dependant on conserving each Wilson and Saint-Maximin match. Newcastle’s type dropped badly once they have been out injured within the second half of final season and as soon as once more they offered their brightest moments on this recreation. The pair now account for 3 of Newcastle’s 4 targets this season.

Southampton would be the happier of the 2 groups as they dropped at an finish a torrid run of type away from house that had seen them fail to select up any factors on the street since 6 March.

Nevertheless, they each stay winless and with a lot to enhance when the Premier League returns after the worldwide break.

Participant of the match

LivramentoValentino Livramento

Newcastle United

Squad quantity10Participant titleSaint-Maximin

Squad quantity9Participant titleWilson

Squad quantity28Participant titleWillock

Squad quantity27Participant titleWoodman

Squad quantity23Participant titleMurphy

Squad quantity11Participant titleRitchie

Squad quantity24Participant titleAlmirón

Squad quantity36Participant titleS Longstaff

Squad quantity21Participant titleFraser

Squad quantity18Participant titleFernández

Squad quantity5Participant titleSchär

Squad quantity7Participant titleJoelinton

Squad quantity6Participant titleLascelles



Formation 3-5-2



23Murphy28Willock36S Longstaff24Almirón11Ritchie


27Woodman18Fernández6LascellesBooked at 90mins5SchärBooked at 40mins23Murphy28WillockSubstituted forFraserat 84′minutes36S Longstaff24Almirón11Ritchie9WilsonSubstituted forJoelintonat 69′minutes10Saint-MaximinBooked at 90mins




Formation 4-4-2





1McCarthy21Livramento5Stephens22Salisu2Walker-PetersBooked at 30mins24Elyounoussi8Ward-ProwseBooked at 79mins6RomeuSubstituted forDialloat 88′minutes19DjenepoBooked at 56minsSubstituted forRedmondat 58′minutes10AdamsSubstituted forBrojaat 71′minutes9Armstrong



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Match ends, Newcastle United 2, Southampton 2.

Second Half ends, Newcastle United 2, Southampton 2.

Aim! Newcastle United 2, Southampton 2. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) converts the penalty with a proper footed shot to the underside left nook.

Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle United) is proven the yellow card for a foul foul.

VAR Determination: Penalty Southampton.

Penalty Southampton. Adam Armstrong attracts a foul within the penalty space.

Penalty conceded by Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle United) after a foul within the penalty space.

Allan Saint-Maximin (Newcastle United) is proven the yellow card for extreme celebration.

Aim! Newcastle United 2, Southampton 1. Allan Saint-Maximin (Newcastle United) proper footed shot from the centre of the field to the centre of the objective.

Try blocked. Ryan Fraser (Newcastle United) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is blocked. Assisted by Joelinton.

Try missed. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) proper footed shot from exterior the field is shut, however misses to the left. Assisted by Valentino Livramento.

Substitution, Southampton. Ibrahima Diallo replaces Oriol Romeu.

Nook, Newcastle United. Conceded by Mohammed Salisu.

Substitution, Newcastle United. Ryan Fraser replaces Joseph Willock.

Nook, Southampton. Conceded by Joseph Willock.

Try blocked. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) proper footed shot from exterior the field is blocked. Assisted by Mohamed Elyounoussi.

Offside, Newcastle United. Federico Fernández tries a by ball, however Joelinton is caught offside.

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) is proven the yellow card for a foul foul.

Foul by James Ward-Prowse (Southampton).

Joseph Willock (Newcastle United) wins a free kick within the defensive half.

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