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Southampton 1-2 Leicester City

Match summary

25 Aug 2018
Southampton v Leicester City

Leicester City came from behind to beat 10-man Southampton 2-1. 

Southampton started the brighter with efforts from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Danny Ings, the latter close to scoring on his first home start.

Saints skipper Ryan Bertrand, on his 150th club appearance, scored his first goal in 16 months with a long-range strike on 52 minutes.

Just four minutes later, Demarai Gray fired under goalkeeper Alex McCarthy to equalise for Leicester. 

On 77 minutes, Hojbjerg was sent off for a second yellow card.

Leicester capitalised through Harry Maguire's long-range strike in stoppage time for their second successive victory. 

Southampton are still seeking their first win.

See: Southampton report | Leicester report

Next fixtures

Southampton: 1 Sep v Crystal Palace (A)
Leicester: 1 Sep v Liverpool (H)

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