Monday Briefing: 16th September

By SFC Media time Mon 16 Sep Club
Photo by Matt Watson

Get up to speed on all the latest news from St Mary's as we get set to host AFC Bournemouth in Friday night Premier League action.

Moussa magic

A moment of magic from Moussa Djenepo at Bramall Lane ensured Southampton recorded a third straight away win without conceding a goal for the first time since 1986.

Following successes at Brighton in the league and Fulham in the cup, Djenepo struck the decisive blow with a sublime solo effort midway through the second half of an engaging contest in south Yorkshire.

The visitors were worthy of the points, but did have Angus Gunn to thank for two important saves to deny ex-Southampton man, David McGoldrick, while VAR also played its part in disallowing Oli McBurnie’s poacher’s effort early in the second half.

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Moussa Djenepo of Southampton celebrates after opening the scoring during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Southampton FC at Bramall Lane on September 14, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Djenepo (left) and Cèdric celebrate the decisive goal at Bramall Lane

Friday night lights

Ralph Hasenhüttl’s men return to St Mary’s this Friday night to host south coast neighbours AFC Bournemouth, live on Sky Sports.

Both team enter the tie in good form, after the Cherries saw off Everton at the weekend, while Saints are on a four-game unbeaten run.

To purchase tickets to the Bournemouth clash, CLICK HERE!

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: A ‘No Room for Racism’ flag during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Liverpool FC at St Mary's Stadium on April 6, 2019 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
St Mary's Stadium

Saints Women record victory against Buckland

Southampton FC Women strolled to a comfortable 3-0 win against Buckland Athletic at AFC Totton's Snows Stadium on Sunday afternoon, extending their unbeaten start to life in the FA Women’s National League.

A goal in either half from Georgie Freeland and a Shannon Sievwright header were enough to secure the three points.

Read the report from the day HERE!

Under-23s return to St Mary's

Following last week's 2-2 draw with Spurs, Southampton's youngsters are returning to St Mary's this Saturday to take on Chelsea in Premier League 2.

Fans are welcome to cheer on Radhi Jaïdi's side at St Mary's, 3pm BST, and can claim a FREE ticket by clicking the following LINK

Portsmouth clash on the horizon

Saints are just over a week out from tackling their first south coast derby since 2012!

Tickets are very close to selling out, with Ralph Hasenhüttl's side set to be backed by a capacity away end at Fratton Park in eight day's time.

The club has worked closely with Hampshire Constabulary in the run-up to this fixture, regarding the safety and security of away fans. As always, the club’s main priority is to ensure that all fans are able to watch the game in a safe environment.

We would like to remind all supporters to be mindful when travelling to the match and while they are in and around the ground next Tuesday.


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