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Southampton 2-1 Norwich City

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4 Dec 2019
Southampton 2-1 Norwich City

First-half goals from Danny Ings and Ryan Bertrand moved Southampton out of the relegation zone as they beat Norwich City 2-1 at St Mary's Stadium.

The hosts went ahead on 22 minutes when Ings nodded in his eighth Premier League goal of the season from a James Ward-Prowse free-kick.

Southampton doubled their lead two minutes before half-time, as Shane Long flicked on a corner from Ward-Prowse and Bertrand slotted past Tim Krul.

Norwich pulled a goal back on 65 minutes. A brilliant pass from Alexander Tettey found Teemu Pukki and he fired beyond Alex McCarthy.

Southampton held on for a second home win in succession and move up to 17th on 15 points. Norwich are 19th on 11 points.

See: Southampton reportNorwich report

Next fixtures

Southampton: 8 Dec v Newcastle (A)
Norwich: 8 Dec v Sheff Utd (H)

Referee: Kevin Friend. Assistants: Mark Scholes, Adrian Holmes. Fourth official: Lee Swabey. VAR: Simon Hooper. Assistant VAR: Andy Garratt

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