Southampton v West Bromwich Albion, 31 December 2016

Score2-1 to West Bromwich Albion
RefereeMichael Jones
CompetitionPremier League
VenueSt Mary's Stadium
Attendance30,975
Kick-off: 3.00pm This was only West Bromwich Albion's second win at Southampton since August 1969.

Goals:

Shane Long 41 G

Goals:

Matt Phillips 43 G
Hal Robson-Kanu 50 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster
Defender Cuco Martina
Defender Virgil Van Dijk
Defender Maya Yoshida
Defender/Midfielder Sam McQueen
Midfielder Sofiane Boufal
Midfielder Steven Davis
Midfielder Dušan Tadić
Midfielder/Forward Oriol Romeu
Forward Shane Long

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ben Foster
Defender Craig Dawson
Defender Jonny Evans
Defender Gareth McAuley
Defender Allan Nyom
Midfielder Chris Brunt
Midfielder Nacer Chadli
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Claudio Yacob
Midfielder/Forward Matt Phillips
Forward Hal Robson-Kanu

Substitutions:

Jay Rodriguez for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 52
Josh Sims for Dušan Tadić 74
James Ward-Prowse for Cuco Martina 75

Substitutions:

James McClean for Allan Nyom 46
James Morrison for Nacer Chadli 53
Salomón Rondón for Hal Robson-Kanu 72

Cards:

Virgil Van Dijk 32 Y
Sofiane Boufal 77 Y
Virgil Van Dijk 89 Y
Virgil Van Dijk 89 R

Cards:

Allan Nyom 36 Y
Hal Robson-Kanu 52 Y
Craig Dawson 75 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Stuart Taylor
Defender José Fonte
Defender/Midfielder Ryan Bertrand
Defender/Midfielder Harrison Reed
Midfielder Josh Sims
Midfielder James Ward-Prowse
Forward Jay Rodriguez

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Boaz Myhill
Defender/Midfielder Craig Gardner
Midfielder Brendon Galloway
Midfielder James Morrison
Midfielder/Forward Jonathan Leko
Midfielder/Forward James McClean

Comments:

League position: 9th This was Southampton's 200th home defeat in the top division (played 794). The Saints had now lost consecutive home games in the Premier League for the first time since 8 December 2014. They had now failed to win their last game of the year since 2010 when they beat Huddersfield Town in League One.

Comments:

League position: 8th This was West Bromwich Albion's 200th away game in the Premier League (won 36, lost 104). The Baggies had now scored more than once for only the second time in their last 15 away games in the Premier League. Albion avoided failing to score in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since November 2014.