28’ Yellow Card for Duje Ćaleta-Car (Southampton) The Croatian is penalised for a late challenge on Miguel Almirón. Light calls for a penalty Moussa Djenepo engages in a battle for the ball and is brought down just on the edge of the area, a slight glance to the referee who shakes his head and dismisses the appeal. 22’ Bazunu receives treatment A quick break in play as Gavin Bazunu receives treatment for a bloodied nose after a clash with Miguel Almirón. A few moments pass and the Irishman is good to continue.
45’ Djenepo wounded by Pope As Moussa Djenepo breaks Nick Pope comes storming out of goal and straight into the path of the Malian, who hits the deck almost instantly. No penalty for Pope as Moussa Djenepo receives treatment. 44’ Yellow Card for Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton) Another player in the book for Saints as Kyle Walker-Peters fails to get the ball clear from the throw-in in good time. 42’ Alcaraz forces Pope to deflect behind With cheers of 'shoot' echoing around the stadium, Charly Alcaraz fires a shot from range straight into the path of Nick Pope who does well to get down but fails to get the ball under control as Saints earn a corner. VAR Decision: Goal not awarded for Newcastle United [Joelinton Cássio Apolinário de Lira] was confirmed Joelinton's handball denies Newcastle the advantage.
Onto the second leg at St James' Park next week. 22. 00 90+6’ Yellow Card for Mohammed Salisu (Southampton) Another Saints player in the book. 90+5’ Isak hits the netting Another failed opportunity for the visitors to consolidate their lead. Alexander Isak works his way round Gavin Bazunu before setting his sights on goal from a tight angle, but it works its way into the side netting again.
48’ Newcastle bringing the energy The first chance of the second half falls the way of the visitors but Sean Longstaff launches the ball well over. 46’ Back to it 👊 Can anyone find the breakthrough in the second-half at St Mary's? Photo by Matt WatsonHALF TIME: Saints 0-0 Newcastle It remains goalless at half-time at St Mary's but not through lack of trying. The visitors did have the ball in the back of the net through Joelinton but a handball ruled it offside. Aggressive and energetic in equal measure so far, a huge second-half of cup football awaits in SO14. Come on you Saints! 45+5’ Armstrong looks to make instant impact A lovely spot from Adam Armstrong who catches Sékou Mara on the break down the right wing but the attack eventually fizzles out for the hosts. 45+3’ Adam Armstrong Moussa Djenepo The Malian is forced off the pitch as he recovers from the late challenge from Nick Pope.
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Photo by Matt WatsonBazunu punches clear Trippier plays a quick one-two short from the corner before launching the ball into the box but Gavin Bazunu clears his line by about five yards before making a strong punch to clear the threat. 17’ Trippier sends in tantalising cross Wonderful from the England international who whips in a cross to Joe Willock at the back post but it heads just behind Gavin Bazunu's goal. 16’ Alcaraz denied by Schar It seems like Charly Alcaraz is constantly in the right place at the right time tonight as he retreives the ball in the centre of the pitch again. The Argentinian lays the ball to James Ward-Prowse who cuts the ball into an on-running Charly Alcaraz but Fabian Schár does enough to make the block.
81’ Roméo Lavia Ibrahima Diallo A fourth substitution as less than ten minutes remain at St Mary's. 80’ Newcastle United substitution: Jacob Murphy Miguel Almirón VAR Decision: Goal not awarded for Southampton [Adam Armstrong] was confirmed Adam Armstrong sees his equaliser ruled out for an adjudged handball in the build-up to the goal. Joelinton taps it home It's the visitors who draw first blood as Joelinton taps in from close range to give Newcastle the advantage. 72’ GOAL Joelinton Cássio Apolinário de Lira (72’) | 0 – 1 70’ Yellow Card for Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United) A late challenge on Sam Edozie sees the Newcastle captain in the book. Saints with another free-kick in a dangerous area. 68’ Allan Saint-Maximin Joe Willock Alexander Isak Callum Wilson The first substitution from the visitors.
90+4’ Alcaraz providing a spark Charly Alcaraz continues to show his potential despite a difficult night in SO14, he launches an attack before laying off Sam Edozie down the wing. The youngster looks to cut in Ché Adams inside the area but the Scot fails to get himself in position. 90+2’ Murphy rattles the side netting It appears it's damage limitation at St Mary's as Newcastle continue to search for a second goal. The ball falls for Jacob Murphy who releases a strike from a tight angle but it rattles the side netting. A sigh of relief from Saints, one minute into an allotted five additional minutes. 88’ Trippier's strike goes over Kieran Trippier lines up the free-kick for the visitors, he strikes it with some force but it edges just over Gavin Bazunu's crossbar. 87’ Southampton substitution: Jan Bednarek replaces Kyle Walker-Peters The Poland international marks his return in a Southampton shirt as Nathan Jones is forced to replace his centre back.
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