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  • Date:07 May 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:St. Mary's Stadium
  • Attendance:31,653
Southampton are promoted
  • Do Prado (25) Connolly (28)
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (67)
  • Gray (45)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:26 +2.26

The referee blows for offside against Adam Lallana. Jimmy Walker restarts play with the free kick.

92:00 +2.00

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

90:53 +0.53

Header by Richard Chaplow from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

89:47

Dan Harding produces a cross.

89:21

Short corner taken by Adam Lallana.

88:53

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Andy Butler goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

87:57

Inswinging corner taken by Emanuel Jorge Ledesma from the right by-line.

86:33

Shot from close range by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain misses to the left of the target.

83:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Julian Gray. Free kick taken by Richard Lambert.

82:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Julian Gray by Richard Chaplow. Julian Gray has an effort direct from the free kick.

80:55

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Jimmy Walker makes a save. David Connolly takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker.

77:51

The ball is swung over by Frazer Richardson.

77:19

The referee books Julian Gray for dissent.

76:07

Dan Harding is brought on as a substitute for Ryan Dickson. Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Butler on David Connolly. Free kick taken by Jose Fonte.

72:33

Ryan Dickson crosses the ball.

71:41

Radhi Jaidi concedes a free kick for a foul on William Grigg. Tom Williams restarts play with the free kick.

71:10

Effort from outside the area by Richard Chaplow goes wide right of the goal.

69:48

Matthew Richards receives a yellow card. Richard Chaplow replaces Morgan Schneiderlin. Darren Byfield on for Jonathan Macken. Foul by Matthew Richards on Adam Lallana, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Richard Chaplow.

68:33

Radhi Jaidi receives a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Radhi Jaidi on William Grigg. Richard Taundry restarts play with the free kick.

67:04

A goal is scored by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from just inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Southampton 3-1 Walsall.

65:56

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Matthew Richards, Marc Laird takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a save. The assistant referee signals for offside against Jonathan Macken. Kelvin Davis restarts play with the free kick.

64:57

Unfair challenge on Tom Williams by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain results in a free kick. Tom Williams takes the free kick.

63:01

Morgan Schneiderlin takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker.

61:23

Emanuel Jorge Ledesma takes a shot. Save by Kelvin Davis. Effort from close range by William Grigg strikes the post.

59:21

Jordan Cook leaves the field to be replaced by Emanuel Jorge Ledesma.

58:36

Effort from inside the penalty area by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hits the post. Shot from close range by David Connolly misses to the left of the target.

57:34

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Guly Do Prado. Effort from inside the area by Jonathan Macken misses to the right of the goal.

57:01

William Grigg delivers the ball, clearance made by Radhi Jaidi.

54:34

The offside flag is raised against Julian Gray. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

53:08

Morgan Schneiderlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Oliver Lancashire. Indirect free kick taken by Jimmy Walker.

51:46

Jonathan Macken is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

48:44

Shot by David Connolly from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

47:15 +2.15

Julian Gray finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Southampton 2-1 Walsall.

47:05

Centre by Matthew Richards.

46:07 +1.07

A cross is delivered by Ryan Dickson, David Connolly takes a shot. Jimmy Walker makes a comfortable save.

46:07

Ryan Dickson concedes a free kick for a foul on Julian Gray. Free kick crossed by Matthew Richards, Guly Do Prado makes a clearance.

45:36

The ball is sent over by Adam Lallana, blocked by Richard Taundry.

43:43

Corner taken by Matthew Richards from the right by-line, Frazer Richardson makes a clearance.

41:46

The ball is swung over by Marc Laird, blocked by Ryan Dickson. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Richards, Close range headed effort by Andy Butler goes wide of the left-hand post.

40:48

Adam Lallana sends in a cross, clearance by Richard Taundry.

39:28

Julian Gray has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.

34:40

William Grigg comes on in place of Marco Gbarssin. Frazer Richardson produces a cross, save by Jimmy Walker. Jordan Cook fouled by Morgan Schneiderlin, the ref awards a free kick. Richard Taundry takes the free kick.

33:07

Frazer Richardson takes a shot.

31:46

Dean Hammond takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker. Corner taken by Guly Do Prado.

30:25

Julian Gray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgan Schneiderlin. Jose Fonte takes the direct free kick.

28:17

David Connolly scores a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southampton 2-0 Walsall.Assist on the goal came from Adam Lallana.

26:34

Adam Lallana takes a shot. Blocked by Andy Butler.

25:04

Goal scored by Guly Do Prado from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southampton 1-0 Walsall.

23:27

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Dickson on Jonathan Macken. Richard Taundry takes the free kick.

22:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Radhi Jaidi by Jonathan Macken. Jose Fonte takes the direct free kick.

20:55

The ball is crossed by Jordan Cook, Frazer Richardson makes a clearance. Corner taken left-footed by Julian Gray.

18:55

Richard Lambert produces a cross, Guly Do Prado takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker.

16:17

The ball is swung over by Adam Lallana, Tom Williams makes a clearance.

14:51

Matthew Richards challenges Guly Do Prado unfairly and gives away a free kick. Frazer Richardson takes the indirect free kick.

14:28

Guly Do Prado sends in a cross, Andy Butler makes a clearance.

11:28

Centre by Guly Do Prado, clearance by Richard Taundry.

9:38

Richard Taundry delivers the ball.

6:16

Effort on goal by Dean Hammond from just inside the area clears the bar.

4:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Richards on Jose Fonte. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

4:10

Frazer Richardson delivers the ball.

1:38

Effort on goal by Richard Lambert from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

0:57

Guly Do Prado takes a shot. Save by Jimmy Walker. Guly Do Prado takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Marco Gbarssin.

Match Preview

Guly blow for Saints Guly do Prado looks set to miss Southampton's final game of the season against Walsall. The Brazilian attacker sat out Monday's win over Plymouth with the leg injury he suffered at Brentford last Saturday and is not expected to be fit. With Lee Barnard still sidelined with an ankle injury, veteran striker David Connolly is poised to partner Rickie Lambert in attack again. Teenage winger Alex Chamberlain is close to being fit after an ankle injury, but with Saints assured of promotion barring an unlikely goal difference swing, he will not be risked unnecessarily. Full-back Dan Harding could return after a hip injury while midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin (knee) and wideman Lee Holmes (ankle) were back in the squad against Plymouth after lengthy spells out and should be involved again. Walsall welcome back Emmanuel Ledesma from suspension for their survival showdown. The Argentinian playmaker completed a three-match ban with the passing of last weekend`s vital 2-0 home victory over Charlton, a result which leaves the Saddlers in pole position to retain their League One status on the final day. But Ledesma is unlikely to find himself in Walsall`s starting XI at St Mary`s, with manager Dean Smith charged with the decision whether to keep faith with the same XI who saw off the Addicks for what would be a third successive match. Smith does not have any new injury or suspension worries, with centre-back Clayton McDonald (dislocated shoulder) and full-back Aaron Lescott (knee ligament strain) the only absentees. Walsall, one point and one place clear of the drop zone, need only to match the result of Dagenham & Redbridge, who travel to Peterborough, to survive, with 22nd-placed Bristol Rovers all but relegated due to their vastly inferior goal difference.

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Adkins

Southampton

Formation: 442Manager: Dean Smith

Walsall

  • Kelvin Davis
  • Frazer Richardson
  • Radhi Jaidi
  • Jose Fonte
  • Ryan Dickson
  • Guly Do Prado
  • Dean Hammond
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Adam Lallana
  • David Connolly
  • Richard Lambert
  • SUBS
  • Bartosz Bialkowski
  • Dan Harding
  • Jonathan Forte
  • Aaron Martin
  • Daniel Seaborne
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Richard Chaplow

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Match Report

Starlet seals Saints promotion Alex Chamberlain sealed Southampton`s promotion and Walsall stayed in League One after Saints` 3-1 win at St Mary's. Nigel Adkins` side started well and came close to scoring after 20 minutes when Rickie Lambert crossed for David Connolly who headed down for Guly Do Prada but his shot was smothered by Jimmy Walker. Saints did score in the 26th minute though when Guly drove at the Walsall defence, cut onto his right foot and curled a wonderful shot into the far corner from just inside the box. They extended the lead when Connolly's 18-yard strike flew past the hapless Walker. Former Arsenal trainee Julian Gray curled a tremendous shot past Kelvin Davis from just outside the box in first-half injury time to bring Walsall back into the game. Just after the interval starlet Chamberlain came off the bench and with his first touch riffled a shot against the post from 18 yards. But after 67 minutes he bent a unstoppable effort into the top right-hand corner from 25-yards.

Form Guide

    LWWWWW
  • Southampton
  • VS
  • Walsall
  • LWLDDW

Last Meetings

  • Walsall
  • 1 - 0
  • Southampton
  • 01/03/2011
  • Southampton
  • 5 - 1
  • Walsall
  • 27/02/2010
  • Walsall
  • 1 - 3
  • Southampton
  • 05/12/2009

Top Scorers

Southampton

  • L Barnard 14
  • R Lambert 13
  • G Do Prado 8
  • A Lallana 8
  • A Oxlade-Chamberlain 8
  • JM Fonte 7
  • D Hammond 4
  • R Chaplow 4
  • R Jaidi 3
  • D Connolly 2
  • J Forte 2
  • R Dickson 1
  • O Gobern 1

Walsall

  • J Macken 9
  • J Gray 9
  • M Richards 8
  • A Nicholls 5
  • W Grigg 4
  • A Butler 3
  • D Byfield 2
  • E Smith 2
  • A Lescott 1
  • T Williams 1
  • P Marshall 1
  • J Cook 1
  • E Ledesma 1
  • D Westlake 1

Goals

Southampton

    • Total goals 120
    • Goals per game 83
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 10 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 13 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 13 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 12 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 15 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Walsall

    • Total goals 92
    • Goals per game 55
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 9 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 10 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 15 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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