Danny Ings double sends Saints towards rampant victory at Portsmouth

24 September 2019 08:52
“Four-nil, in your own backyard” was the haunting retort from Southampton supporters approaching the final whistle. For the first time since 1984, Southampton yielded victory at Portsmouth in an electric derby. A first-half double by Danny Ings set Southampton well on their way before a marauding Cédric Soares and the substitute Nathan Redmond lashed home to ensure it was the fumes of a red flair that filled the Fratton Park air at full-time.Fifty league places may separate these sides but Southampton had run riot in Portsmouth’s lair. For Kenny Jackett, an evening that began so promisingly had turned into a nightmare. The home faithful were magnificent and unrelenting but this was a devastating a derby defeat as they could suffer. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian