Bournemouth vs Saints Match Centre
Tadić: We must keep up this standard
Dušan Tadić challenges Saints to maintain the levels they showed in the 3-1 win at Bournemouth.
It's fantastic for Rodriguez, says Puel
Claude Puel backs Jay Rodriguez to continue his goalscoring exploits after Bournemouth win.
van Dijk: Rodriguez deserved his double
Virgil van Dijk reserved praise for striker Jay Rodriguez after his double against AFC Bournemouth.
Van Dijk: It's a massive win
Virgil van Dijk delighted to sign off for Christmas with a great win against AFC Bournemouth.
Video: Van Dijk on Cherries success
Watch our interview with Virgil van Dijk after Southampton's 3-1 win against AFC Bournemouth.
The Full 90: Bournemouth 1-3 Saints
Watch the full 90 minutes of Southampton's 3-1 victory away to AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Highlights: Bournemouth 1-3 Saints
Watch highlights from Southampton's win against AFC Bournemouth.
90 in 90: Bournemouth 1-3 Saints
Watch 90-second highlights from Southampton's win against AFC Bournemouth.
Video: Rodriguez delighted with double
Watch as Jay Rodriguez discusses his part in the 3-1 victory over AFC Bournemouth.
We stuck together throughout, says Rodriguez
Jay Rodriguez praised the spirit of the Southampton camp, following their 3-1 victory over AFC Bournemouth.
Gallery: AFC Bournemouth 1-3 Saints
Check out our photographer's images as Southampton beat AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Video: Puel praises Saints after Cherries win
Claude Puel was full of praise for his Southampton side after victory at AFC Bournemouth.
Bertrand on Bournemouth success
Ryan Bertrand reflects on the victory over AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Rodriguez: It’s an amazing feeling
Jay Rodriguez was delighted to net a brace in Southampton’s 3-1 victory over AFC Bournemouth.
Puel: A fantastic second half
Claude Puel praised his side's second-half display after seeing off AFC Bournemouth.
Davis revels in Rodriguez double
Steven Davis hailed the quality of Jay Rodriguez, after the striker's double downed Bournemouth.
Davis: We deserved that
Midfielder Steven Davis felt Southampton were good value for their win over AFC Bournemouth.
Report: Bournemouth 1-3 Saints
Southampton came from behind to secure a 3-1 victory over AFC Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium.
Ward-Prowse: Let's round off a good week
James Ward-Prowse hopes to round off a positive week with victory against Bournemouth.
Long: Opposition showing us more respect
Shane Long feels opposition teams are showing Southampton more respect this season.
Puel on coping without Romeu
Southampton manager Claude Puel on his midfield in the options without Oriol Romeu.
Bournemouth vs Saints As It Happened
MOMENTS THAT MATTERED
- Jay Rodriguez' strikes twice, including a stunning volley, to earn all three points.
- Nathan Aké had given the hosts the lead, before Ryan Bertrand's leveller in the first-half
- Saints now 7th after earning seven points from nine this week
- Claude Puel's men get their second victory on the road in the Premier League
FULL TIME: Bournemouth 1-3 Southampton
Jay Rodriguez' double, including and stunning volley, seals victory for Saints at Vitality Stadium against neighbours Bournemouth.15.22
Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Jay Rodriguez
Jay Rodriguez makes way to a standing ovation from the away contingent inside Vitality Stadium.
Stunning from Rodriguez
The ball sits up for Jay Rodriguez, who spins and smashes an absolutely wonderful volley beyond Artur Boruc. That should be that. 😇
Jay Rodriguez (84’) | Bournemouth 1 – 3 Southampton
Redmond effort just over
Nathan Redmond goes forward before looking to curl a right-footed effort into the top corner, but sees it go narrowly over the bar.
Yellow Card for Steven Davis (Southampton)
Steven Davis makes a late challenge on Adam Smith and picks up Saints' third yellow card of the afternoon.
Yellow Card for Jordy Clasie (Southampton)
Jordy Clasie blocks the run of Jack Wilshere, who was on a driving run from midfield.
Bournemouth substitution: Jordon Ibe replaces Joshua King
Handballs appeals turned down
Simon Francis' cross is driven in at an awkward height, but appeals for a handball from Ryan Bertrand are turned down.
Højbjerg's drive stopped by Aké
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg sees his low right-footed drive cleared away on the line by Bournemouth goalscorer Nathan Aké.
Bournemouth substitution: Benik Afobe replaces Callum Wilson
Southampton substitution: Dušan Tadić replaces Sofiane Boufal
Rodriguez slides Saints in front
Jay Rodriguez meets Steven Davis' delightful clipped cut back to give Southampton the lead at Vitality Stadium.
Good spell for Saints
Jay Rodriguez' persistence sees him win the ball back off Steve Cook, before driving inside and seeing his effort saved from a tight angle.
Bournemouth substitution: Ryan Fraser replaces Marc Pugh
Steven Davis plays a lovely give and go with Sofiane Boufal, before sinking the ball over Boruc, and Jay Rodriguez races on to it and finishes.
Jay Rodriguez (47’) | Bournemouth 1 – 2 Southampton
Redmond chance saved
Simon Francis' header falls kindly for Nathan Redmond, but his low shot is saved comfortably in the end by Artur Boruc.
Southampton substitution: Steven Davis replaces Harrison Reed
First change of the afternoon at the break as Steven Davis replaces Harrison Reed.
The hosts get us going for the second-half. Come on, Saints! 😇
HALF TIME: Bournemouth 1-1 Saints
Saints go into the break level thanks to Ryan Bertrand's leveller, after Nathan Aké had given the hosts an early lead.
Redmond on the move
Nathan Redmond looks to set Saints on the attack in this first-half, where it remains 1-1.
Yellow Card for Sofiane Boufal (Southampton)
Sofiane Boufal goes into the book for going down too easily under pressure from Jack Wilshere.
What a hit!
Ryan Bertrand looks on as his superb left-footed drive arrows beyond Artur Boruc in the Bournemouth goal to level things.
Rodriguez can't meet a cross
Sofiane Boufal feeds Nathan Redmond with a perfectly weighted pass, but Jay Rodriguez can't get on the end of his low cross.
Almost a chance for Wilson
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg gives the ball away in midfield which almost presents a chance to Callum Wilson, but Maya Yoshida gets across to see out the danger.
Boufal's deflected effort saved
Jack Wilshere loses possession to Nathan Redmond, he sets Sofiane Boufal on the edge of the box but the sting is taken out of his shot by a deflection off Steve Cook.
It's a wonderful individual effort from Ryan Bertrand who drives down the left and fires the ball across Artur Boruc to make it 1-1. Get in there.
Ryan Bertrand (13’) | Bournemouth 1 – 1 Southampton
Forster denies King
Bournemouth press high and win the ball back following Sofiane Boufal's loose pass, and Josh King sees an effort saved well by Fraser Forster inside the box.
Ake gives Cherries the lead
Nathan Ake gives the hosts the advantage with a diving header from Jack Wilshere's cross.
Nathan Aké (5’) | Bournemouth 1 – 0 Southampton
Bertrand's corner pushed away
Ryan Bertrand's inswinging delivery is pushed back to him by Artur Boruc, but his second cross floats over.
Appeals turned away
Ryan Bertrand nicks the ball from Jack Wilshere who halts his run with a block but nothing given by Mark Clattenburg.
Saints get things going at the Vitality Stadium. Come on! 😇
Moments away! 💪
Watch as Saints warmed up for today's clash against AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League at Vitality Stadium.13.29
Here's how the hosts line-up
Starting XI: Boruc, Francis (c), Cook, Ake, Daniels, Smith, Arter, Wilshere, Pugh, King, Wilson.
Substitutes: Federici, Mings, B.Smith, Gosling, Ibe, Fraser, Afobe.13.10
Puel previews Cherries clash
Saints boss Claude Puel speaks to the media at Vitality Stadium ahead of today's meeting with AFC Bournemouth.13.04
Boufal relishing South Coast derby
Watch as Saints striker Sofiane Boufal gives his thoughts to the media upon arrival at Vitality Stadium.12.51
Saints' players and staff arrive at Vitality Stadium ahead of today's clash with AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.12.39
Saints team confirmed
Starting XI: Forster, Cédric, Yoshida, van Dijk (c), Bertrand, Reed, Højbjerg, Clasie, Redmond, Boufal, Rodriguez.
Team news coming soon!
We'll bring you Claude Puel's line-up from Vitality Stadium at 12.30pm GMT. Who would be in your starting XI?12.10
The scene is set! 😇
The scene is set at Vitality Stadium as Saints prepare to take on AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League. Stay with us for team news and live updates.11.43
Saints train ahead of AFC Bournemouth clash
Watch footage from training on Friday at Staplewood Campus, as Claude Puel's men geared up for today's clash against Bournemouth in the Premier League.11.11
White third kit!
Saints will be wearing their brand new Under Armour third kit at Bournemouth today. Find out more here.11.09
Opposition View: AFC Bournemouth
Get the view from inside the AFC Bournemouth camp, as Eddie Howe previews facing Southampton once more in the Premier League.10.03
the more games we have between us, the RIVALRY will develop.eddie howeafc bournemouth manager
Long: Cherries style can benefit us
Read what striker Shane Long had to say ahead of the trip to AFC Bournemouth, as he hopes the hosts more expansive style could help Saints.10.00
Ward-Prowse: It will be tough
Watch as Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse looks ahead to today's clash with AFC Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium.09.56
we know it's important for the supporters. the two cities are close."claude puelmanager
Puel previews Bournemouth clash
Get the thoughts of Saints boss Claude Puel ahead of today's meeting with AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.09.53
Southampton travel to take on AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League at Vitality Stadium (1.15pm GMT), looking to make it seven points from nine this week. 😇09.52
Bournemouth vs Saints Line Ups
Artur Boruc (GK)
Simon Francis (C)
Marc PughRyan Fraser (55′)
Joshua KingJordon Ibe (72′)
Callum WilsonBenik Afobe (64′)
Fraser Forster (GK)
Virgil van Dijk (C)
Harrison ReedSteven Davis (45′)
Jay RodriguezShane Long (93′)
Sofiane BoufalDusan Tadic (62′)
Bournemouth vs Saints Match Stats
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