LiveSouthampton v Burnley LIVE

After a three-week break between games - with the FA Cup quarter-finals and international fortnight putting the brakes on the season - Burnley are back out on the road in the Premier League.

Sunday, 4th April 2021, 10:51 am
Updated Sunday, 4th April 2021, 10:54 am
James Ward-Prowse of Southampton battles for possession with Chris Wood of Burnley during the Premier League match between Burnley and Southampton at Turf Moor on September 26, 2020 in Burnley, England.

St Mary's has been a happy hunting ground for the Clarets recently as Sean Dyche's side have clocked up seven points against Southampton from their last three visits in the top flight.

Matej Vydra was the hero of the hour last term when restoring Burnley's lead with a thumping finish past Alex McCarthy.

Former Claret Danny Ings had previously found the net in the 18th minute to cancel out Ashley Westwood's early opener direct from a corner kick.

The Saints, who share an identical points return and goal difference with Sunday's opponents on the South Coast, claimed the bragging rights earlier on in the season when Ings' first half finish proved to be the difference at Turf Moor.

Southampton v Burnley LIVE

Last updated: Sunday, 04 April, 2021, 13:55

Full-time: Southampton 3 Burnley 2

It ends in defeat for the Clarets

Saints go close to finishing the game off

Adams races clear, but the striker slides the ball the wrong side of the post.

Burnley make another change

Teenager Richardson is Gudmundsson’s replacement

Another change for the Saints

Djenepo replaces Walcott for Southampton

Ings is withdrawn and Adams is his replacement.

Big chance for Burnley

Wood is denied from point blank range. McNeil’s cross travels through and Wood heads straight at Forster.

Rodriguez is on for Vydra

Change for the hosts. Armstrong makes way for Salisu.

Big save from Forster

The Southampton goalkeeper gets across to claw the ball away after Wood attempts to bend the ball into the far corner.

GOAL: Southampton 3 Burnley 2

The home side have turned it around. Pope produces another fantastic save to keep out Ings, but Walcott lifts the ball back into the box and Redmond converts.

Southampton go close to a third

Pope makes a spectacular reaction save to keep out Armstrong’s effort, which took an awkward deflection off Mee’s thigh.

How has that stayed out?

Taylor manages to get a touch to Ward-Prowse’s strike and the ball bounces on the line after coming down off the underside of the crossbar.

He just had to score, didn’t he?

Danny Ings is on the scoresheet against the Clarets yet again!

It’s been an action-packed first half on the south coast

Southampton recover a two-goal deficit before the break

Half-time: Southampton 2 Burnley 2

Burnley let a two-goal lead slip as the two sides go in level at the break.

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