Report and highlights as Southampton register back-to-back Premier League victories
Last Updated: 19/01/19 5:14pm
Southampton’s revival under Ralph Hasenhuttl continued as James Ward-Prowse’s strike and a Lucas Digne own goal handed the hosts a 2-1 victory over Everton on Saturday.
Southampton took the lead in the 50th minute as Ward-Prowse scored in his second successive match, before Digne extended the hosts’ advantage when his tackle on Nathan Redmond rolled into the net (64).
Gylfi Sigurdsson pulled a goal back in the 90th minute with a cool finish to set up a nervy ending, but Marco Silva’s side failed to find the all-important equaliser.
Back-to-back Premier League victories for Southampton means they move up to 15th on 22 points. Everton, meanwhile, remain in 11th.
Southampton host Crystal Palace on Wednesday, January 30. Everton, meanwhile, travel to Sky Bet Championship side Millwall for their FA Cup fourth-round tie on Saturday, January 26.