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Seager stars as Southampton go top

17 Feb 2017
Bristol City 0-2 Southampton, PL Cup

Saints beat Bristol City 2-0 in Group A match to close in on a place in the last 16

Ryan Seager (above left) scored one goal and set up the other to send Southampton top of Group A with a 2-0 victory over Bristol City. 

The 21-year-old opened the scoring after only four minutes with a thunderous strike before teeing up Marcus Barnes (above right) midway through the second half to beat Jojo Wollacott in the City goal. 

See: Premier League Cup tables

Saints go two points above Newcastle United and Swansea City and know avoiding defeat against Newcastle in their final match on 28 February will secure a place in the last 16.

Bristol City stay fourth on three points but can still qualify, with two matches to play, both against Swansea. 

See: Southampton report

(Photos courtesy of Naomi Baker/Southampton FC)

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