Surging Southampton beat Sheffield United

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Southampton – Sheffield United ended in a comeback 3-1 win for the hosts, as Che Adams scored twice and Danny Ings scored another to cancel out John Lundstram’s opener.

The Blades took the lead but Saints were better throughout as Adams scored twice in the second half against his former team, then Ings scored his 22nd Premier League of the season to make it 3-1 as he finished as the second-top goalscorer in the Premier League.

With the win Saints finish in 11th spot on 52 points, while Sheffield United finish ninth on 54 points.


Saints pinned Sheffield United back and a wild sequence saw Ings brought down but no foul given, then Sharp was played in over the top but Alex McCarthy made a fine save to deny him.

Ings and Ward-Prowse then both had shots blocked superbly and the Blades took the lead soon after. A cross from the left missed everyone and found Lundstram who finished at the back post to see Sheffield United on their way.

McCarthy then saved from Lundstram after a counter and Ings was denied by another fine block as the end-to-end nature of the game continued.

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After Will Smallbone came on in the first half, he made a big difference as he set up the equalizer.

Smallbone flicked it through to Adams who scored at the near post as Blades goalkeeper Dean Henderson should have done better. Moments later Smallbone curled just over and then Oriol Romeu made a superb tackle after Alex McCarthy was caught out.

Southampton pinned Sheffield United back in the second half as Kyle Walker-Peters had a shot blocked and it fell to Che Adams who smashed home his and Saints’ second goal.

Ings then won and scored a penalty kick to seal the win and a fine finish to the season for Southampton.