Saints v Arsenal Match Centre
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Matchday Uncovered: Saints vs Arsenal
Go behind the scenes of our game with Arsenal.
Gallery: Saints vs Arsenal
View our selection of images from St Mary's.
90 in 90: Saints 0-2 Arsenal
Watch our 90-second highlights package from the clash with Arsenal.
Highlights: Saints 0-2 Arsenal
Watch back the action as Southampton fell to a 2-0 defeat at home to Arsenal in the Premier League.
Puel reacts to Arsenal defeat
Claude Puel calls for attacking improvement after 2-0 defeat to Arsenal.
Video: Puel on defeat to Gunners
Watch Claude Puel's reaction after the clash at St Mary's.
Stephens: We have to put these games to bed
Southampton have to start making the most of their dominant spells in matches, according to defender Jack Stephens.
Video: Stephens on Arsenal loss
Watch our interview with Jack Stephens after the clash with Arsenal.
Saints beaten by Arsenal
Read our report from the clash with the Gunners.
Stat Pack: Southampton vs Arsenal
Check out the key stats ahead of Southampton's Premier League clash with Arsenal.
Video: Yoshida previews Arsenal
Watch Maya Yoshida's interview ahead of Arsenal.
Yoshida: We must focus on our jobs
Maya Yoshida has stressed the importance of this evening’s game at St Mary’s, as Southampton host Arsenal in the Premier League.
SAINTS: Arsenal edition now available
Double award winner Oriol Romeu fronts the club's official matchday magazine for the visit of Arsenal.
Puel on Saints’ final run-in
Claude Puel wants to see his Southampton players make the most of their final four Premier League fixtures.
Gallery: Saints prepare for Arsenal
Enjoy our photographer's best images from training, as Claude Puel's men prepared for the visit of Arsenal.
Opposition View: Arsène Wenger
Arsène Wenger has underlined the importance of Arsenal's visit to St Mary's if they are to qualify for the Champions League.
The Inside Track: Arsenal
Football London's Arsenal writer Charles Watts gives us the lowdown on the Gunners ahead of their visit to St Mary's...
Video: Puel on Arsenal
Watch as Claude Puel looks ahead to hosting Arsenal at St Mary's.
Puel: It’s important to show our qualities
Claude Puel has urged his Southampton players to put on a good display in front of the St Mary’s faithful tomorrow night.
Quiz: Saints scorers against Arsenal
Name every Saints player to have scored against Arsenal at St Mary's.
Press conference (part two): Puel on Gunners clash
Watch the manager speak with newspaper journalists ahead of Arsenal.
Puel's injury update
Claude Puel gives a fitness update ahead of Arsenal.
Saints v Arsenal As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Olivier Giroud's back-post header doubles Arsenal's lead
- Shane Long, Sofiane Boufal and Jay Rodriguez are introduced
- Alexis Sánchez puts the visitors ahead on the hour mark
- Nathan Redmond is denied from distance by Petr Čech
Alexis Sánchez and substitute Olivier Giroud's second-half strikes earn the visitors all three points at St Mary's.21.37
Yellow Card for Héctor Bellerín (Arsenal)
Héctor Bellerín is booked for needlessly kicking the ball away.
Arsenal substitution: Francis Coquelin replaces Mesut Özil
Arsene Wenger makes his final change of the evening.
Boufal hits the side-netting
Oriol Romeu bursts forward and slips in Sofiane Boufal, but he rattles his strike from the left against Petr Čech's side-netting.
Two for Arsenal
Alexis Sánchez's cross from deep is headed back across goal by Aaron Ramsey before substitute Olivier Giroud then powers in a header from close range to double Arsenal's lead.
Olivier Giroud (82’) | Southampton 0 – 2 Arsenal
Southampton substitution: Jay Rodriguez replaces Dušan Tadić
Claude Puel makes his final change of the evening, as Jay Rodriguez replaces Dušan Tadić.
Arsenal substitution: Olivier Giroud replaces Danny Welbeck
Danny Welbeck makes way for Olivier Giroud.
Twinkle toes from Boufal
Sofiane Boufal dances past three people on the edge of the area but fires his left-footed effort just wide of the post.
Manolo Gabbiadini bursts free and tries his luck from an acute angle, but is denied by both the side netting and the offside flag.
Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Ryan Bertrand
And it's a double change for Saints, as Shane Long is also introduced.
Southampton substitution: Sofiane Boufal replaces James Ward-Prowse
Claude Puel moves to make his first change of the evening.
Prowsey heads over!
Ryan Bertrand does incredibly well to work space on the left and cross for James Ward-Prowse at the back post, but he is unable to keep his header down.
Xhaka from distance...
A short corner works its way around to Granit Xhaka who thumps one from distance, but Fraser Forster does well to get down low and parry it clear.
Arsenal take the lead
Alexis Sánchez swivels inside the penalty area to work space and then slots past Fraser Forster.
Alexis Sánchez (59’) | Southampton 0 – 1 Arsenal
The skipper in action!
Steven Davis looks to get on the ball and build an attack from inside the Saints half.
Close for the visitors
Héctor Bellerin crosses low from the right and Aaron Ramsey flicks the ball towards goal, but it falls wide of the near post.
We're off again...
Dušan Tadić gets the second half started for Saints! 😇
Level at the break...
Despite building some good pressure and coming close through Nathan Redmond's long-range drive, Saints head into the break level with Arsenal at St Mary's.
Can this man get one before the break?
Manolo Gabbiadini surges forward in search of an opening before half time.
Yellow Card for James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
James Ward-Prowse is booked for pulling back Danny Welbeck as he looked to break free.
Redmond from distance!
Nathan Redmond drives forward down the left and rifles an effort towards that top corner, but is denied by the strong left hand of Petr Čech.
Manolo Gabbiadini swings a left-footed free-kick at goal, but it flies just wide of Petr Čech's near post!
Arsenal substitution: Héctor Bellerín replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gets a good round of applause from the St Mary's faithful, as he has to make way due to injury.
A surge of pressure from Saints!
A long ball over the top tees up Dušan Tadić, but his effort is blocked by a last-minute tackle from Shkodran Mustafi. Manolo Gabbiadini's rebound effort is then well saved by Petr Čech.
Maya Yoshida beats Danny Welbeck in an early aerial duel.
Inches away 😮
Manolo Gabbiadini breaks and plays a lovely first-time cross towards the lurking Dušan Tadić inside the Arsenal penalty area, but it is cut out by Petr Čech right at the crucial moment!
Early threat 💪
Nathan Redmond has made a lively start down Saints' left flank.
Davo with an early strike...
Steven Davis hits an ambitious early effort from the edge of the area, but it's just over the Arsenal crossbar. Lively start for Saints!
The visitors get us under way....
It's time! 😇
The players are emerging from the tunnel here at St Mary's.19.42
Romeu's pre-match thoughts... 💭
Oriol Romeu speaks to the media ahead of facing Arsenal at St Mary's.19.39
Arsenal's starting XI
Cech, Holding, Mustafi, Monreal, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Xhaka, Gibbs, Ozil, Alexis, Welbeck.18.48
Here's how we line up...
Forster, Cédric, Stephens, Yoshida, Bertrand, Romeu, Davis (c), Ward-Prowse, Tadić, Redmond, Gabbiadini.18.46
The full interview with Maya...
Here's what Southampton defender Maya Yoshida had to say ahead of this evening's game.18.15
We showed good fighting spirit and solidarity against liverpool - we need to continue like this against arsenal.Maya yoshidasouthampton defender
Watch as the players arrive ahead of facing Arsenal in the Premier League.17.19
What kind of game are you expecting, boss? 🤔
We spoke to Claude Puel earlier this week to get his thoughts ahead of this evening's clash with Arsenal.16.02
This evening's carpet... 😍
The St Mary's ground staff have gone all out ahead of this evening's game!15.58
It's matchday at St Mary's as Southampton take on Arsenal in the Premier League. Come on, Saints! 😇14.26
Saints v Arsenal Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
Dusan TadicJay Rodriguez (80′)
Nathan RedmondShane Long (70′)
James Ward-ProwseSofiane Boufal (70′)
Steven Davis (C)
Petr Cech (GK) (C)
Alex Oxlade-ChamberlainHéctor Bellerín (36′)
Danny WelbeckOlivier Giroud (80′)
Mesut ÖzilFrancis Coquelin (89′)
Saints v Arsenal Match Stats
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