Southampton vs Burnley: Premier League – Three Key Moments

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Danny Ings of Southampton celebrates with his teammates (Photo by Andrew Boyers – Pool/Getty Images)

A Redmond goal completes a remarkable turnaround as Southampton defeat Burnley 3-2.

Goals from, Stuart Armstrong, Danny Ings, and Nathan Redmond, helped to overturn an early Clarets challenge.

A penalty from Chris Wood and a rocket from Matej Vydra looked to have put Burnley in the driving seat inside half an hour, but they ultimately only proved to be a consolation.

The result sees Saints move 10 points clear of the relegation zone following Fulham’s loss to Aston Villa. With only eight games left in the season including a match to come against the Cottagers, the tally should be enough to secure the club’s future in the top-flight.

The Hampshire side moved to 13th while their visitors continue to look over their shoulder in 15th.

The result marks the first time that Southampton has claimed victory after being two goals down since 2016. Liverpool were the victims on that day as the Saints also ran out 3-2 winners.

The game certainly did not lack for action, as fans were whiped from despair one moment to jubilation the next. Very few would have been surprised by a red and white win over Burnley, but the manner of the Success is particularly special.

Despite, finding themselves in double deficit early on Ralph Hasenhüttl’s men didn’t let their heads drop, and only intensified their threat on the opposition’s goal.

The response from SFC was surprisingly Swift as they had cancelled out the arrears before the interval. Although Southampton found themselves in the ascendancy in the second half, superb goalkeeping from Fraser Forster kept the Lancashire outfit at bay from point-blank range.

After the hour mark the home side poured the pressure on. Stuart Armstrong, and Theo Walcott forced excellent saves from Nick Pope, while only the underside of the bar could deny James Ward Prowse.

With an action-packed day at St Mary’s now in the books, here are the three key moments that impacted the course of Southampton3 Burnley 2.

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