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  • Date:01 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:St. Mary's Stadium
  • Attendance:22,465
  • Do Prado (18) Do Prado (50)
    Lallana (65) Barnard (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92mins

Lee Barnard finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southampton 4-0 Exeter.Assist by Ryan Dickson.

90mins

Richard Lambert takes a shot. Blocked by Richard Duffy.

90mins

Short corner worked by Adam Lallana.

89mins

Jake Thomson crosses the ball, Header by Richard Logan from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

88mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Taylor by Morgan Schneiderlin. Matthew Taylor takes the direct free kick.

87mins

Effort on goal by Oscar Gobern from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

86mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Lallana by Scott Golbourne. Adam Lallana restarts play with the free kick.

86mins

Shot from just outside the area by Daniel Nardiello misses to the right of the target.

84mins

Daniel Nardiello is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

83mins

Oscar Gobern on for Richard Chaplow.

83mins

Centre by Frazer Richardson, Matthew Taylor makes a clearance.

82mins

Foul by Daniel Nardiello on Morgan Schneiderlin, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Richard Lambert.

82mins

The ball is swung over by Frazer Richardson, clearance by Matthew Taylor.

81mins

Shot from just outside the area by Lee Barnard misses to the right of the target.

80mins

The ball is swung over by Lee Barnard.

79mins

Effort from the edge of the box by Richard Chaplow goes wide of the right-hand upright.

79mins

Richard Logan is caught offside. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

76mins

The ball is delivered by Dan Harding, Richard Lambert takes a shot. Matthew Taylor gets a block in.

75mins

Short corner taken by Adam Lallana.

75mins

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Paul Jones makes a save.

74mins

Daniel Seaborne challenges Richard Logan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jake Thomson takes the free kick.

73mins

Lee Barnard has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

72mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Taylor by Lee Barnard. David Noble restarts play with the free kick.

70mins

Lee Barnard is ruled offside. Matthew Taylor takes the free kick.

69mins

Lee Barnard comes on in place of Guly Do Prado. (Exeter) makes a substitution, with Jake Thomson coming on for Steve Tully. Jamie Cureton leaves the field to be replaced by John O'Flynn.

69mins

Adam Lallana produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

67mins

Ryan Dickson on for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

66mins

Adam Lallana gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Southampton 3-0 Exeter.

66mins

Adam Lallana takes a short corner.

65mins

Guly Do Prado takes a shot. Ryan Harley manages to make a clearance.

65mins

A cross is delivered by David Noble, Jose Fonte manages to make a clearance.

61mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ryan Harley from the right by-line.

59mins

Foul by Morgan Schneiderlin on Steve Tully, free kick awarded. Richard Duffy restarts play with the free kick.

58mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Golbourne by Frazer Richardson. Richard Duffy takes the free kick.

58mins

Ryan Harley takes a shot. Save made by Kelvin Davis.

56mins

Daniel Seaborne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Nardiello. Free kick taken by Ryan Harley.

56mins

Ryan Harley takes a shot. Blocked by Frazer Richardson.

55mins

Daniel Nardiello joins the action as a substitute, replacing Billy Jones. Guly Do Prado challenges Matthew Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Duffy takes the direct free kick.

53mins

Ryan Harley has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

53mins

Richard Chaplow gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Sercombe. Liam Sercombe takes the direct free kick.

51mins

Guly Do Prado fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southampton 2-0 Exeter.Assist by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

49mins

The ball is swung over by Jamie Cureton, Daniel Seaborne makes a clearance.

49mins

Richard Lambert takes a shot. Richard Duffy gets a block in.

48mins

The ball is delivered by Frazer Richardson, Daniel Seaborne takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.

48mins

A cross is delivered by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, clearance made by Matthew Taylor.

48mins

Richard Lambert takes a shot. Save made by Paul Jones.

45mins

Daniel Seaborne challenges Richard Logan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Steve Tully.

44mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Lambert on Matthew Taylor. Paul Jones restarts play with the free kick.

43mins

Unfair challenge on David Noble by Morgan Schneiderlin results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Billy Jones.

42mins

The ball is sent over by Adam Lallana.

41mins

Guly Do Prado challenges David Noble unfairly and gives away a free kick. Billy Jones takes the direct free kick.

41mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Jones.

40mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Scott Golbourne. Billy Jones takes the indirect free kick.

39mins

Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Harley from the right by-line.

38mins

Liam Sercombe produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

38mins

Scott Golbourne takes a shot. Save by Kelvin Davis.

37mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Richard Duffy. Frazer Richardson takes the indirect free kick.

36mins

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain challenges Matthew Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Noble takes the indirect free kick.

36mins

Richard Lambert takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.

35mins

David Noble gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Chaplow. Free kick taken by Dan Harding.

34mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Logan by Jose Fonte. Ryan Harley restarts play with the free kick.

33mins

Corner taken by Adam Lallana, save by Paul Jones.

32mins

Corner taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain played to the near post, Effort from inside the area by Adam Lallana misses to the right of the goal.

32mins

Richard Chaplow takes a shot. Save by Paul Jones.

31mins

Shot from just outside the box by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain misses to the left of the target.

31mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Adam Lallana.

31mins

Centre by Frazer Richardson, clearance made by Richard Duffy.

30mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ryan Harley, clearance by Jose Fonte.

29mins

Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Guly Do Prado gets a block in.

29mins

Corner taken by Ryan Harley played to the near post, clearance made by Guly Do Prado.

29mins

Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Harley, Richard Lambert manages to make a clearance.

28mins

Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a save.

27mins

Frazer Richardson sends in a cross, Billy Jones gets a block in.

24mins

Guly Do Prado produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

23mins

Unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Scott Golbourne results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Lallana.

23mins

A cross is delivered by Frazer Richardson.

20mins

Richard Chaplow takes a shot. Blocked by David Noble.

19mins

Guly Do Prado scores a goal from inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Southampton 1-0 Exeter.

18mins

Guly Do Prado has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

17mins

Unfair challenge on David Noble by Richard Chaplow results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Billy Jones.

16mins

Foul by Billy Jones on Richard Chaplow, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

16mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Golbourne by Richard Chaplow. Billy Jones takes the free kick.

13mins

Effort on goal by Guly Do Prado from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

12mins

Frazer Richardson delivers the ball, Scott Golbourne manages to make a clearance.

11mins

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Richard Lambert misses to the left of the goal.

11mins

Richard Duffy challenges Adam Lallana unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Dan Harding.

10mins

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a cross, Matthew Taylor manages to make a clearance.

9mins

David Noble has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

9mins

Jose Fonte challenges Richard Logan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Billy Jones.

7mins

The ball is crossed by Billy Jones, Richard Chaplow makes a clearance.

5mins

The ball is crossed by Ryan Harley, Effort from deep inside the area by Jamie Cureton misses to the left of the goal.

5mins

Corner taken by Ryan Harley from the right by-line to the near post, Adam Lallana manages to make a clearance.

4mins

Scott Golbourne sends in a cross, clearance by Dan Harding.

2mins

Effort on goal by Adam Lallana from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

1mins

The ball is crossed by Frazer Richardson, Headed effort from inside the area by Morgan Schneiderlin misses to the right of the target.

The match begins.

The half-time whistle blows.

The match restarts for the second half.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Saints without Holmes Lee Holmes is the only absentee ahead of Southampton`s clash with Exeter on New Year's Day. The former Derby winger underwent surgery on his injured ankle earlier in December and will miss the rest of the season. Midfielder Danny Butterfield will hope to have recovered in time from the dead leg he suffered in the 4-1 win over Huddersfield. Left-back Joseph Mills, winger Jason Puncheon and midfielder Anthony Pulis continue their loan spells away from the club and will not return to the Saints squad in time to face the Grecians. Striker Rickie Lambert scored against the Terriers and will look to improve his haul of seven league goals to remain the club`s top scorer. Nigel Adkins` side can enter the automatic promotion places but are also in danger of losing their play-off position if they fail to win. Exeter will resume their promotion push will a clean bill of health. Paul Tisdale's men have not played since December 18th, when they thrashed Sheffield Wednesday, keeping his charges fresh for the encounter at St Mary's. Troy Archibald-Henville returns after missing the 5-1 defeat of the Owls through a one-match suspension. Tisdale says he may tinker with his squad against the Saints with the Grecians one point off the play-offs. He told thisisdevon.co.uk: "We have got a good core of 17 or 18 players and the 11 who play on Saturday will probably not be the same 11 that play the rest of the season. "I want the squad to stay together because I think we have got a chance of pushing even further up the table."

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Adkins

Southampton

Formation: 352Manager: Paul Tisdale

Exeter

  • Kelvin Davis
  • Frazer Richardson
  • Jose Fonte
  • Daniel Seaborne
  • Dan Harding
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Richard Chaplow
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Adam Lallana
  • Richard Lambert
  • Guly Do Prado
  • SUBS
  • Bartosz Bialkowski
  • Danny Butterfield
  • Ryan Dickson
  • Lee Barnard
  • Radhi Jaidi
  • David Connolly
  • Oscar Gobern

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Match Report

Four-star Saints batter Exeter Southampton climbed into the League One automatic promotion play-offs with a crushing 4-0 victory over Exeter at St Mary's. Guly do Prado set Saints on their way with a well-taken brace and although Exeter had their moments, Southampton underlined their superiority with further goals from Adam Lallana and Lee Barnard. Guly opened Saints' account with an emphatic finish midway through the first half after Lallana's attempted pass had deflected kindly into his path and the Brazilian, on loan from Italian club Cesena, took his league goals tally to four soon after with an easy finish. Lallana stretched Southampton's lead even further when he worked a short corner with Richard Chaplow and his curling cross fooled Exeter keeper Paul Jones. Substitute Barnard notched his sixth league goal of the season with a tidy finish after Ryan Dickson had knocked down Lallana's cross. Exeter had their moments in the first half, particularly when Jamie Cureton made a mess of a volley when unmarked and Liam Sercombe's powerful shot was tipped over by Saints' keeper Kelvin Davis. But Exeter could have been on the end of a much heavier beating as Southampton wasted second-half opportunities to further improve their goal difference.

Form Guide

    WLWDLW
  • Southampton
  • VS
  • Exeter
  • LWWDLW

Last Meetings

  • Exeter
  • 1 - 1
  • Southampton
  • 06/02/2010
  • Southampton
  • 3 - 1
  • Exeter
  • 26/12/2009

Top Scorers

Southampton

  • L Barnard 5
  • A Oxlade-Chamberlain 5
  • JM Fonte 4
  • R Lambert 3
  • A Lallana 3
  • R Chaplow 2
  • G Do Prado 2
  • D Hammond 1
  • R Jaidi 1

Exeter

  • J Cureton 8
  • R Logan 8
  • R Harley 4
  • D Nardiello 3
  • J O'Flynn 3
  • R Duffy 1
  • S Golbourne 1
  • L Sercombe 1

Goals

Southampton

    • Total goals 49
    • Goals per game 30
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Exeter

    • Total goals 51
    • Goals per game 32
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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