Newcastle United Vs Southampton Highlights: Newcastle clinched on to their 8th win of this season following a staggering 4-2 positive result after facing Southampton in the St. James Park Stadium. This outcome for them gives them a 6 point cushion over to bottom relegation spots.
Morgan Schneiderlin gave the home team a very early scare as he found the back of the net in just the 3rd minute.
But the opening goal from Morgan only forced Newcastle to push their men upfront with Cisse having some attempts of his own but unfortunately not being able to actually score the equalizer as it was his teammate Sissoko who managed to score it.
Gouffran got his way past Southampton’s Clyne until firing a shot that took a deflection and arriving into the path of Sissoko as he only had to tap it home.
With 3 minutes left in the 1rst half Cisse ensured his team got in the lead before the restart of the match.
Newcastle’s goalkeeper Robert Elliot launched a long cross that fell to the 27 years old forward who did not hesitate in firing it with a volley that went into the roof of the net and turned the score 3-1 just before halftime.
Rickie Lambert kept hope alive for Southampton he scored the 2nd goal for his side but Newcastle just continued on going upfront and it was just too much for the visiting team to handle.
A 67th minute penalty kick from Cabaye gave Newcastle the lead and an own goal from Jos Hooiveld sealed everything off the home team as they collected all 3 points which puts them just above the relegation zone of the Premier League.