BRE vs SOU
Extended highlights: Brentford 3-0 Saints
The pick of the action from the Premier League match at Gtech Community Stadium.
Highlights: Brentford 3-0 Saints
The key moments from the Premier League match at Gtech Community Stadium.
Gallery: Brentford 3-0 Saints
Our images from the Premier League match at Gtech Community Stadium.
Video: Jones on 'poor' performance
Watch the manager's post-match interview.
Video: Ward-Prowse on defeat at Brentford
Ward-Prowse discusses Premier League defeat
Ward-Prowse delivers honest assessment
The skipper on defeat at Brentford
Saints beaten at Brentford
Our report from the Premier League clash at Gtech Community Stadium.
Press Conference (part two): Jones previews Brentford
Watch the second part of the manager's pre-match media address.
Press Conference (part one): Jones builds up to Brentford
Watch the manager speak to the broadcast media.
Tactical Watch: Saints can bring element of surprise
Sam Tighe previews the trip to Brentford for Nathan Jones's new-look side.
Classic Match: Crouch brace bruises Brentford
The striker scored twice to help Saints into the FA Cup quarter-finals in 2005.
Tickets sold out for Brentford trip
Saints to be backed by a sold out away end in February.
BRE vs SOU As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Southampton visit Brentford in the Premier League (3pm GMT)
- Ben Mee heads home the opener on 40 minutes
- Bryan Mbuemo makes it two from close range three minutes later
- Mathias Jensen's header makes it 3-0 on 79 minutes
FULL-TIME: Brentford 3-0 Saints16.53
Armstrong fires straight at the keeper
Adam Armstrong's low shot an easy claim for David Raya.
Roerslev fires well over
Brentford broke forward, the ball falling to Mads Roerslev who fires well over.
Yellow Card for Mohammed Salisu (Southampton)
Mohammed Salisu booked for pulling back on Ivan Toney.
Onuachu header an easy claim
James Bree's cross claimed by David Raya.
Sulemana wins a corner
A bright spark on a disappointing day for Saints, Kamaldeen Sulemana breaking down the left and winning a corner.
Southampton substitution: Adam Armstrong replaces Ché Adams
Another Saints change.
Brentford substitution: replaces
Zanka on for Bryan Mbuemo.
Brentford substitution: Mikkel Damsgaard replaces Mathias Jensen
First of a double sub for Brentford, the goalscorer going off.
Rico Henry's cross is met by the head of Mathias Jensen.
Mathias Jensen (79’) | 3 – 0
Ward-Prowse's shot goes over
The ball into the box falls to James Ward-Prowse on the edge of the box, but his shot is always going over.
Brentford substitution: Kevin Schade replaces Yoane Wissa
Another Brentford change.
Walcott is in...but Raya meets it
Another opening for Theo Walcott, who looks to be in one-on-one, but David Raya comes out and deflects the ball away outside his box with his chest.
Raya spills but Saints don't profit
David Raya went for the ball but couldn't hold on, Theo Walcott's shot is blocked and eventually cleared.
Toney shot off the line
Mohammed Salisu in the right place, right time to clear Ivan Toney's shot off the line following a free-kick routine.
Alcaraz shot fired against Mee
Charly Alcaraz tried his luck from range but Ben Mee gets in the way.
Southampton substitution: Theo Walcott replaces Samuel Edozie
The second switch, as Theo Walcott is introduced.
Southampton substitution: Carlos Alcaraz replaces Roméo Lavia
Another double change here.
Yellow Card for Ivan Toney (Brentford)
Toney booked for foul on Roméo Lavia.
Brentford substitution: Mads Roerslev replaces Aaron Hickey
Second of a double change.
Brentford substitution: Vitaly Janelt replaces Josh Dasilva
First Brentford change.
Mee heads just wide
Bryan Mbuemo firing a cross in from the left, Ben Mee steps in front of his man and heads just wide of the far post.
Yellow Card for Roméo Lavia (Southampton)
Booking for the Saints youngster who stops Josh Dasilva's break.
Ward-Prowse fires over...
Another good move. Romain Perraud firing the ball in twice in quick succession from the left, the ball eventually falling to James Ward-Prowse on the edge of the box whose shot is comfortably over.
Bree's cross just misses Onuachu
Better from Saints. James Bree firing a ball in but it's just behind Paul Onuachu.
Onuachu wins a corner
Good strength from the big man, who shields the ball out for a Saints corner.
Good effort, Sulemana 👏
The two new signings combining, Paul Onuachu finding Kamaldeen Sulemana out wide, who cuts inside and fires a low shot towards goal. Claimed by David Raya.
Frantic start to the second half
Both sides passing the ball around with purpose, but not much in the way of clear-cut chances.
4-2-4 formation for Saints
A change of shape with the two new men on the pitch now.
Back under way...
Southampton substitution: Paul Onuachu replaces Ibrahima Diallo
Second switch as both deadline day signings are on.
Southampton substitution: Kamaldeen Sulemana replaces Mohamed Elyounoussi
First of a double change at the break.
HALF-TIME: Brentford 2-0 Saints
Two goals for Brentford inside the final five minutes of the half have given the visitors a mountain to climb.
Two for Brentford
A through ball from Josh Dasilva finds Yoane Wissa, who squares the ball to an unmarked Bryan Mbeumo.
Bryan Mbeumo (43’) | 2 – 0
Mee heads home the opener
Bryan Mbuemo fires in a wonderful ball, Ben Mee beats Mohammed Salisu to the ball and heads past Gavin Bazunu.
Ben Mee (40’) | 1 – 0
HUGE block from Salisu...again 👏
Ivan Toney looked to be fed in by Josh Dasilva, as he prepared to take a shot in came Mohammed Salisu with a sliding block. VITAL.
Bazunu gathers from throw
The long throw was met by the head of Ethan Pinnock, his header well claimed by the Saints keeper under pressure.
Saints clear as Brentford threaten
Josh Dasilva at the heart of things for the hosts, his heavy touch just inside the box giving a chance for Mohammed Salisu to clear for a throw on the right-hand side.
Bree squares for Edozie, his shot blocked
Nice move from Saints. James Bree bursts down the right and pulls it back for Sam Edozie. The Saints youngster takes a touch before firing towards goal but his shot is blocked by Christian Nørgaard.
Adams shields the ball and wins a free-kick
The game has lost it's early energy here, much of the ball contested in midfield and possession being exchanged a lot.
Mbeumo strikes wide
Bryan Mbeumo finds the ball at the back post after a half clearance from Romain Perraud, but his scuffed shot goes wide of the far post.
Mee goes for the spectacular
Ben Mee doesn't connect with his bicycle kick and the ball sails out for a Saints goal kick.
Diallo's long ball an easy claim for Raya
Back to the drawing board after this attack
Elyounoussi's control lets him down
Lovely cross-field ball from Roméo Lavia, into the path of Moi Elyounoussi who was unmarked on the left wing. But the Norwegian's touch let's him down and the ball goes out for a goal kick.
Ward-Prowse find space 😫
The skipper finds space in the box, many thought he should have gone for the shot, but he looks to square the ball into the path of Sam Edozie. The ball was just off though. Better from Saints!
Salisu header deflected behind
James Ward-Prowse sends the ball in via a free-kick on the right flank, Mohammed Salisu meets it and heads towards goal. Ben Mee gets in the way.
Great block, Romain 👊
Brentford pressing again, Romain Perraud this time with a vital block in front of Ivan Toney inside the penalty area.
Raya makes an easy claim
Not the best delivery from the skipper this time.
Edozie wins a free-kick
Bit of a response from the visitors, Sam Edozie skipping past his marker and drawing a foul out on the right wing. James Ward-Prowse will fire this one in.
Wissa rattles the bar
Ivan Toney with a chip through ball into the path of Yoane Wissa, who rounds Gavin Bazunu but can only hit the bar.
Nice run, Moi 👏
The Saints player carries the ball right the way through the Brentford half as Saints break, only tackled once he finally got into the box.
Three corners in as many minutes
Saints have done well to get these corners clear so far, but it's another throw of the dice for Brentford here.
...doesn't beat the first man, Edozie heads clear
A disappointing first set-piece for the hosts but they have a second soon after.
Early Brentford corner...
The home sides with the early possession here
We're under way! 👊
COME ON YOU SAINTS!
The teams are in the tunnel... 👀14.55
Time to get warm 👊
Southampton's players are out warming-up.14.51
Welcome, Paul and Kamaldeen 😇
Both of Southampton's deadline-day signings, Paul Onuachu and Kamaldeen Sulemana, are in the squad today after receiving their international clearance in time!
Starting XI: Raya, Hickey, Pinnock, Mee, Henry, Nørgaard (captain), Jensen, Dasilva, Mbeumo, Wissa, Toney.
Substitutes: Cox, Schade, Zanka, Ghoddos, Ajer, Lewis-Potter, Damsgaard, Janelt, Roerslev.14.02
SOUTHAMPTON TEAM CONFIRMED
Starting XI: Bazunu, Bree, Bednarek, Salisu, Perraud, Diallo, Lavia, Ward-Prowse (captain), Elyounoussi, Edozie, Adams.
Deadline day recap
It was a quite a deadline day for Saints on Tuesday, as they completed two significant signings. Forward Kamaldeen Sulemana arrived from French side Rennes, while striker Paul Onuachu followed shortly after from Belgian club KRC Genk. Will either be available today? We'll find out soon...13.17
Saints in blue today 🌊
It's the away kit this afternoon at the Gtech Community Stadium!12.57
The situation in the table
It's another potentially big opportunity for Saints to improve their outlook in the standings.
Nathan Jones's team start the day in 20th position, but three points could lift them as high as 17th, depending on results elsewhere. Everton (one point ahead), Bournemouth and Wolves (both two points ahead) are the sides that Saints are within range of this afternoon.12.47
Today's Premier League fixtures
• Everton vs Arsenal (12.30pm)
• Villa vs Leicester
• Brentford vs Saints
• Brighton vs Bournemouth
• Man United vs Crystal Palace
• Wolves vs Liverpool
• Newcastle vs West Ham (5.30pm)12.45
Jones's pre-match press conference
Check out what the manager had to say ahead of today's game when he met with the media at Staplewood Campus.12.12
Matchday: Brentford vs Southampton
Welcome to matchday, everyone!
BRE vs SOU Line Ups
David Raya (GK)
Aaron HickeyMads Roerslev (61′)
Mathias JensenMikkel Damsgaard (82′)
Josh DasilvaVitaly Janelt (61′)
Christian Nørgaard (C)
Bryan MbeumoZanka (82′)
Yoane WissaKevin Schade (74′)
Gavin Bazunu (GK)
Mohamed ElyounoussiPaul Onuachu (45′)
James Ward-Prowse (C)
Roméo LaviaCarlos Alcaraz (65′)
Ibrahima DialloKamaldeen Sulemana (45′)
Samuel EdozieTheo Walcott (65′)
Che AdamsAdam Armstrong (81′)
BRE vs SOU Match Stats
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