Saints vs Palace Match Centre
Matchday Playlist: Saints vs Crystal Palace
Check out our latest matchday playlist on Spotify.
Matchday Uncovered: Saints vs Palace
Go behind the scenes of our win over Crystal Palace.
Gallery: Saints 3-1 Crystal Palace
Check out the best images from Southampton's 3-1 win against Crystal Palace in the Premier League
Puel: It was important to keep calm
Southampton showed great persistence and patience to overcome Crystal Palace, according to manager Claude Puel.
Highlights: Saints 3-1 Palace
Watch the best of the action from Saints' win over Palace.
90 in 90: Saints 3-1 Palace
Watch our 90-second highlights from the win over Palace.
Video: Yoshida on win over Palace
Watch Maya Yoshida reflect on the 3-1 win against the Eagles.
Yoshida reflects on Palace win
Maya Yoshida reveals he had extra motivation to score in the 3-1 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Puel praises Saints spirit
Claude Puel has praised the attitude of his players, as they came from behind to see of Crystal Palace at St Mary’s.
Video: Puel on win over Eagles
Watch Caude Puel reflect on the win over Palace.
That was an important win, says Ward-Prowse
James Ward-Prowse believes the comeback victory over Crystal Palace was a significant one for Claude Puel’s men.
Saints storm back to beat Palace
Read our report from St Mary's Stadium.
Let's finish the season strong, says Davis
Steven Davis hoping to end the season strongly, starting with a win over Crystal Palace.
Davis: We must focus on ourselves
Steven Davis says Southampton must be at their best to beat Crystal Palace.
Video: Davis looks ahead to Crystal Palace clash
Watch as Steven Davis looks ahead to the Premier League clash against Crystal Palace.
SAINTS: Crystal Palace edition available now
Jack Stephens is the cover star for the Crystal Palace edition of SAINTS.
Puel has faith in striker options
Saints boss on Manolo Gabbiadini's absence.
Opposition View: Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce previews the Premier League clash at Southampton.
Puel: Points at home are vital
Claude Puel on the importance of bouncing back from Bournemouth.
Match Preview: Saints vs Crystal Palace
All you need to know ahead of Southampton's clash with Crystal Palace at St Mary's.
Video: Puel previews Palace
Watch our interview with the boss ahead of Palace.
Stat Pack: Saints vs Crystal Palace
Take a look at the key facts and figures ahead of Southampton’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at St Mary’s.
Saints vs Palace As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Two goals in quick succession put Saints ahead
- Kelly volleys against the near post
- Redmond levels just before the break
- Benteke taps in to put Palace ahead
That's your lot...
Two goals in a minute from Maya Yoshida and James Ward-Prowse give Saints all three points at St Mary's, after Nathan Redmond's first-half strike cancelled out Christian Benteke's opener.21.39
What a moment!
James Ward-Prowse wheels away after netting to put Saints 3-1 up.
Southampton substitution: Jay Rodriguez replaces Nathan Redmond
Goalscorer Nathan Redmond makes way for Jay Rodriguez.
Crystal Palace substitution: Mathieu Flamini replaces Luka Milivojevic
Palace make their final change of the evening.
Southampton substitution: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg replaces Steven Davis
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg replaces Steven Davis, who recently received treatment after a clash in the Palace penalty area.
Two in quick succession for Saints as James Ward-Prowse is on hand to tuck in and finish off a slick attacking move!
James Ward-Prowse (85’) | Southampton 3 – 1 Crystal Palace
Get in there!
Jack Stephens steers Nathan Redmond's low cross on to Maya Yoshida at the back post who then tucks in to give Saints a well-deserved lead.
Maya Yoshida (83’) | Southampton 2 – 1 Crystal Palace
How has that not gone in?
Dušan Tadić cuts it back to the onrushing Steven Davis who sees two strikes blocked, first by Damien Delaney and then Mamadou Sakho on the line.
Yellow Card for Cédric (Southampton)
Cédric finds his way into Roger East's book for a foul on Bakary Sako.
Romeu from range
Oriol Romeu fires in a low strike from distance but it is palmed behind by Wayne Hennessey.
Yellow Card for Oriol Romeu (Southampton)
Oriol Romeu picks up the first card of the evening for a mistimed tackle on Palace's Wilfried Zaha.
Fantastic support at St Mary's
Tonight's official match attendance is 29,968 - thank you once again for your fantastic support! 👏
Palace denied by the post
Martin Kelly swivels and volleys against Fraser Forster's near post before Wilfried Zaha then slams the rebound well over the crossbar.
Frustration for Cedrić
Cedrić shows his frustration after his effort from the edge of the penalty area drifted wide of the far post.
Crystal Palace substitution: Damien Delaney replaces Jeffrey Schlupp
Sam Allardyce makes his second change of the evening.
Long chips over
It's a great move. The balls flows through the middle of the park and Dušan Tadić threads Shane Long through on goal, but he dinks over Wayne Hennessey and over the bar.
Nathan Redmond cuts it back from the left byline and James Ward-Prowse's effort is blocked before Cedrić then curls the rebound wide of the far post. Great start!
We're back under way! 😇
The action gets restarted here at St Mary's.
Crystal Palace substitution: Bakary Sako replaces Yohan Cabaye
One change at the break, as Bakary Sako replaces Yohan Cabaye for Palace.
All square at the break
It's level at the interval here at St Mary's, after Nathan Redmond's low drive cancelled out Christian Benteke's opener just before half-time.
Nathan Redmond picks up James Ward-Prowse's deep cross at the back post, chests it down and then rifles low into Wayne Hennessey's far post.
Nathan Redmond (44’) | Southampton 1 – 1 Crystal Palace
Shane Long bursts free and is bundled over inside the Palace penalty area, but again no penalty is awarded by Roger East.
Shouts for a handball on Jeffrey Schlupp inside the penalty area are waved away by referee Roger East!
Benteke taps in
Christian Benteke taps into an empty net after smart work from Wilfried Zaha and a quick cross from Andros Townsend across the Saints goal.
Christian Benteke (31’) | Southampton 0 – 1 Crystal Palace
Searching for an opening...
James Ward-Prowse surges forward with the ball at St Mary's, as Saints continue to search for an opener against Crystal Palace.
Romeu the wall
Oriol Romeu provides a superb block to deny Wilfried Zaha from close range, after Christian Benteke teed up the Palace winger inside the penalty area.
Redmond with the header!
Nathan Redmond rises highest at the back post and heads a dangerous cross goalwards, but Wayne Hennessey claws the ball away at the crucial moment. Saints really threatening now!
Palace hit the post
Wilfried Zaha wins a free-kick for Palace on the edge of the area, but Luka Milivojević's effort strikes the outside of the post and bounces to safety.
Shane Long fires an early warning sign past Wayne Hennessey's post.
Romeu strikes wide
Oriol Romeu finds space on the edge of the Palace penalty area and lashes a strike at goal, but it falls just wide of the far post. It's a really positive start here for Saints!
Long fires inches wide
Nearly a sensational start, as Shane Long latches onto a ball down the inside-left and fires a low shot inches wide of the far post. An encouraging start!
We're under way at St Mary's! Come on you Saints! 😇
Teams head out for kick-off!
The teams have emerged from the St Mary's tunnel. Kick-off is now just a few minutes away. Stay with us for all the action.19.42
Saints support Know The Score
The players are supporting the Know The Score bowel cancer charity tonight! 👏19.24
the teams are very close to us in the table, so this evening is going to be very important for us.maya yoshidasaints defender
Here's how the visitors line-up...
Starting XI: Hennessey, Ward, Sakho, Kelly, Schlupp, Milivojević, Cabaye, Puncheon (c), Townsend, Zaha, Benteke.
Subs: Speroni, Delaney, Fryers, Flamini, Lee, Sako, Kaikai18.58
Saints team announced!
Starting XI: Forster, Cédric, Stephens, Yoshida, McQueen, Romeu, Davis (c), Ward-Prowse, Tadić, Redmond, Long.
Team news coming soon
Not long until we find out the Saints team for tonight's game! We'll have it here for you soon...18.21
They are in confidence, so it is a good challenge for us.claude puelon crystal palace
The captain previews Palace
Watch as Steven Davis gives us his thoughts ahead of tonight's game.17.37
St Mary's looking spectacular
It's a beautiful night here on the south coast!17.27
Puel's Palace preview
We visited manager Claude Puel in his office to get his thoughts ahead of the match.16.33
Saints train ahead of Palace
Our cameras were at Staplewood Campus this week to capture the Southampton players preparing for tonight's game.16.30
We're back at St Mary's Stadium tonight, as Southampton host Crystal Palace in the Premier League! Stick with us for all the build-up, match updates and live commentary.16.02
Saints vs Palace Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
Nathan RedmondJay Rodriguez (90′)
Steven Davis (C)Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (87′)
Wayne Hennessey (GK)
Jeffrey SchluppDamien Delaney (58′)
Jason Puncheon (C)
Luka MilivojevicMathieu Flamini (88′)
Yohan CabayeBakary Sako (45′)
Saints vs Palace Match Stats
Shots on target93