Southampton finally ending their recent winless run as they presented a special Christmas present for their fans by grabbing all three points against Cardiff City this midweek. Playing away from home didn't stop Saints from putting on a strong attacking display since kick off as their positive effort was rewarded after just 14 minutes of play with an effort from Jay Rodriguez.
Rodriguez continuing his fine form in that game as he snatched Southampton's second goal on 20 minutes, giving his team a comfortable lead over their opponent. The visitor eventually sealed all three points during the first 45 minutes as they bagged a third goal from Rickie Lambert's effort on 27 minutes. After the break, no more goals were netted by either teams as that match ended in a 3-0 victory for the away side as they holding down their ninth seat in current English Premier League seat.