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Austin: Win will fuel belief
Striker admits Saints needed morale-boosting victory.
90 in 90: Saints 4-1 Everton
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Highlights: Saints 4-1 Everton
Watch the best of the action from St Mary's.
Austin's delight after Everton brace
Striker pleased to take his chance from the start.
Video: Austin reflects on Toffees brace
Two-goal Charlie Austin on Everton win.
Video: Pellegrino pleased after Everton win
Saints boss' delight at Everton success.
Saints hit four to sink Everton
Austin at the double as Saints run riot at St Mary's.
Pellegrino: My players and the club deserved this win
The manager reacts to victory over Everton
Saints hit four to sink Everton
Austin at the double as Saints run riot at St Mary's.
Tadić hails superb team display
Dušan Tadic on a superb 4-1 win over Everton.
Pellegrino: We must show character and spirit
The Saints boss looks ahead to the clash with Everton.
Opposition View: Everton
David Unsworth looks ahead to Sunday's clash with Saints
Video: Pellegrino previews Everton
Watch the boss look ahead to Everton.
Match Preview: Saints vs Everton
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Gallery: Saints prepare for Everton clash
View the best images from training at Staplewood.
Press Conference (part one): Pellegrino on Everton
Watch the manager speak with the media ahead of Everton.
Late decision to be made on Lemina
Saints boss gives a team news update ahead of Everton clash
SAINTS: Everton edition now available
Mario Lemina is our latest cover star.
Saints prepare for Everton clash
Check out images from an intense Tuesday training session at Staplewood.
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Saints v EVE As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Steven Davis scores Saints' fourth
- Charlie Austin with two headed goals!
- Gylfi Sigurdsson equalises on stroke of half-time
- Dušan Tadić gives Saints an early lead!
FULL-TIME: Saints 4-1 Everton
A brace from Charlie Austin and goals for Dušan Tadić and captain Steven Davis seal the points at St Mary's!
Deserved three points and a joint three goals from this pairing!
Four goals at St Mary's
Saints score four for the first time this term in the Premier League! A superb team performance from the boys in red and white 😇
That's the game in the bag!
Steven Davis nets Saints' fourth of the afternoon and wraps up the points for the home side. Finding the net from the edge of the area 😇💥
Steven Davis (87’) | Southampton 4 – 1 Everton
Sigurdsson once more...
Everton's most likely threat is the Icelandic forward. He fires another shot goalward, but is was always rising. Forster happy to watch it sail over the upright.
Long effort well saved...
Substitute Shane Long tries to bend an effort around Pickford, but the England international tips it around his post. What an introduction that would have been...
Fraser Forster equal to the effort, but Everton are pressing with a bit more intent now. We're in to the final ten minutes!
Smiles all round as Austin nets his second of the afternoon. Saints still lead 3-1!
Good build up play from Saints, while the visitors look dejected. Boufal and Bertrand linking well down the left. Højbjerg also looking comfortable in midfield, on his first Premier League start of the season.
Out-swinging delivery, attacked by Wesley Hoedt at the front post. Volleyed wide. Another chance for Saints!
The forward is causing problems in every attack. Having netted the first, the Serbian international creates Saints' third goal.
He's at it again 💥
Austin with his second of the afternoon, another header. Tadić with a peach of a cross and the striker powers his effort home! Saints in ascendancy here...
Charlie Austin (58’) | Southampton 3 – 1 Everton
Saints fans making the noise!
Great atmosphere inside St Mary's today...
Yes, Chaz 😎
Charlie Austin gives Saints the lead for a second time, squeezing his header past Jordan Pickford from a tight angle. The striker's second Premier League goal of the campaign!
What a finish!
Near post run by Charlie Austin and he heads Saints back in front! Wonderfully created by Ryan Bertrand down the left 👏
Charlie Austin (52’) | Southampton 2 – 1 Everton
Bertrand in behind...
Good link up with Tadić, substitute Ashley Williams across on the cover. Lovely interchange...
Boufal wins a free-kick in a promising position
Ward-Prowse to take, Austin connects at the near post. Ball is inadvertently cleared, but falls to Ward-Prowse once more. The shot is charged down by Jagielka.
We're back under way...
Everton get us back under way here at St Mary's. Evenly poised!
HALF-TIME: Saints 1-1 Everton
Dušan Tadić and Gylfi Sigurdsson with the goals. We'll bring you all the live coverage from St Mary's next!
Saints very unlucky to have their early goal cancelled out by a Gylfi Sigurdsson wonder strike. The home side dominated possession, and the balance of chances. All square at the break.
Completely against the run of play, Everton find themselves level. Sigurdsson scores his first Premier League goal since the summer move to Goodison.
Gylfi Sigurdsson (45’) | Southampton 1 – 1 Everton
Boufal oozing confidence...
The forward is bright in possession, constantly looking to create openings. Cédric involved again. Ward-Prowse arriving late at the back post but can't connect with the cross.
Austin heads wide
Set-piece specialist James Ward-Prowse on corner duty, wonderful delivery. Austin heads wide, before van Dijk sends a glancing header just off target.
Saints look comfortable in possession, keeping the ball well in Everton's defensive half. No chances of note, but the home side in control as we approach the interval.
Ward-Prowse with a chance
James Ward-Prowse attempts to meet Boufal's cross from the left, gets under the flight of the ball. Another chance for Saints as they attempt to gain a bigger advantage.
Gylfi Sigurdsson delivers. Forster makes a routine catch and Saints remain in charge.
Tadić celebrates the opener 👏
Saints maintain their narrow lead as we approach the half hour mark.
Boufal heads wide...
Cedrić again down the right hand side, hangs a ball up at the back post. Boufal gets up well and beats his man to the ball, but can't direct the header on target.
Dušan Tadić is in behind once more...
Saints shirts flowing forward, Charlie Austin and Sofiane Boufal awaiting the cross. The goalscorer pulls the ball back to the edge of the area, evading all in red and white. Saints on top, though! 👊
Saints take the lead!
Tadić squeezes the ball past Pickford, and Saints make good on their early dominance! 😇
Dušan Tadić (17’) | Southampton 1 – 0 Everton
Kevin Mirallas in behind...
Fraser Forster is out quickly to thwart the Everton forward. But Mirallas had a momentary sight of goal there.
Charlie Austin with two early chances to edge Saints in front. Neither taken, but a positive start from the home side!
Off the woodwork!
Charlie Austin hits the post! That's his second effort of the afternoon and Saints could be ahead. Cédric is a constant out ball and Austin looks lively up top. Good start 👊
Kevin Mirallas shot...
Everton with their first effort on goal. Mirallas collects the ball on the edge of the Saints area, rather lashes at the shot. Fraser Forster watches it comfortably wide.
Tadić and Bertrand link well...
Saints with all the possession around the Everton box. Tadić's return ball is narrowly missed, before Ward-Prowse is found in space. His low cross was just collected by Pickford.
Saints pressing for an early opener...
Sofiane Boufal sweeps the ball out wide, Cédric attacks the box and wins a corner. Ward-Prowse delivers, van Dijk wins the header. Charlie Austin blazes the ball over from close range.
Davis wins a foul
Steven Davis wins a foul in the attacking third. Free-kick taken by James Ward-Prowse, missed by red and white shirts. Rebounded off an Everton defender and Jordan Pickford claims.
Both sides trying to feel their way in to the game. Steven Davis with plenty of early possession...13.33
We're under way...
Dušan Tadić gets Saints up and running...13.30
Let's go Saints 👊
We're minutes away from kick-off here at St Mary's. The stage is set!13.25
We're match ready here at St Mary's. 10 minutes until kick-off...13.20
Today's Saints captain Steven Davis will be wearing a multi-coloured armband in support of Stonewall's 'football for everyone' campaign!12.46
Saints supporting Rainbow Laces!
Today, Southampton FC are supporting the Rainbow Laces' inclusivity and equality campaign at St Mary's!12.43
Three changes for Saints
James Ward-Prowse and Charlie Austin are among the changes for the home side, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg also comes in for the suspended Oriol Romeu. Mario Lemina is available from the bench.12.36
Everton side confirmed...
Starting XI: Pickford (GK), Schneiderlin, Baines, Keane, Jagielka (C), Mirallas, Lennon, Gueye, Sigurdsson, Calvert-Lewin, Kenny.
Subs: Robles (GK), Williams, Ramírez, Rooney, Vlasic, Lookman, Baningime.12.33
Southampton line-up confirmed 😇
Starting XI: Forster (GK), Cédric, van Dijk, Hoedt, Bertrand, Davis (c), Højbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Tadić, Boufal, Austin.
Team news is on its way!
Not long until we find out who is in the Southampton line-up today! We'll have some exclusive team news for you here at 12:30pm GMT...12.21
Mario Lemina is today's cover star
Mario Lemina is our feature interview in today's matchday programme. It's a great read, and you can order a copy yourself at saintsmagazines.co.uk.12.15
We respect the people and I think the people have to receive the messages from the players on the pitch. We have to show our character from the beginning and our spirit as a team, and this for me is the most important thing.Mauricio Pellegrinosouthampton manager
Saints players arrive! 😇
The hosts have made their way into St Mary's, ahead of today's Everton clash, and our cameras captured the moment they arrived...11.09
Southampton are a good team that passes the ball well. We have to show courage to go out and perform and deliver a result for the supporters.David unswortheverton interim manager
Pellegrino previews Everton
We caught up with the boss, Mauricio Pellegrino on Friday morning to get his thoughts on this afternoon's game. Hear what he had to say in the above video...10.39
Saints 1-0 Everton (Nov 2016)
Relive last season's home victory over Everton, as Charlie Austin netted the winner in the opening minute.10.32
It's matchday 😇
A big welcome from St Mary's for today's Premier League match against Everton! Thanks for joining us on Matchday Live. We'll be here with you throughout the afternoon, bringing you all the build-up, team news and live match updates, as well as free audio commentary from the game! Come on you Saints 👊10.23
Saints v EVE Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
Virgil van Dijk
Dusan TadicMario Lemina (78′)
Sofiane BoufalMaya Yoshida (86′)
Steven Davis (C)
Charlie AustinShane Long (80′)
Jordan Pickford (GK)
Michael KeaneNikola Vlasic (75′)
Phil Jagielka (C)
Leighton BainesAshley Williams (27′)
Kevin MirallasAdemola Lookman (64′)
Saints v EVE Match Stats
Shots on target52