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AFC Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton

Match summary

3 Dec 2017
AFC Bournemouth vs Southampton

Charlie Austin secured a comeback 1-1 draw for Southampton in an entertaining south-coast derby at AFC Bournemouth.

After Southampton's Virgil van Dijk headed wide and Fraser Forster produced a fantastic reaction save to deny Jermain Defoe, AFC Bournemouth took a first-half lead.

Ryan Fraser slotted in from Andrew Surman's pass after Saints defender Wesley Hoedt had been caught in possession.

But Austin, who made his name at the Cherries' non-league neighbours Poole Town, scored from Nathan Redmond's cutback on 61 minutes.

Austin headed narrowly over as Saints pushed for a second, but the point leaves them 11th, two points and three places above their opponents.

See: AFC Bournemouth reportSouthampton report

Next fixtures

AFC Bournemouth: 9 Dec v Palace (A)
Southampton: 10 Dec v Arsenal (H)

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