Newcastle 2-2 Southampton: James Ward-Prowse fires dramatic 96th minute penalty to equalise after Allan Saint Maximin had put Magpies ahead in injury-time
- Southampton travelled to St James’ Park to face Newcastle on Saturday
- The first-half passed goalless between teams who are winless so far this season
- Callum Wilson seized the lead with a header from Josh Murphy’s flick on
- Mohamed Elyounoussi levelled before Allan Saint Maximin fired on 90 minutes
- Jamaal Lascelles conceded a late penalty, which James Ward-Prowse scored
Southampton stole a point from the jaws of defeat on Saturday, with James Ward-Prowse scoring a 96th minute penalty to snatch a point at St James’.
Neither side have a victory after three Premier League games this season. A draw handed Newcastle their first point of the season, but they won’t be satisfied with that having lead deep into injury-time.
The first-half passed goalless, before Callum Wilson and Mohamed Elyounoussi’s goal cancelled each other out.
It kicked-off in injury-time, as first Allan Saint Maximin popped-up to score a tap-in as the clock rolled over the 90th minute. However, Jamaal Lascelles couldn’t keep his cool and fouled Adam Armstrong in the box, giving James Ward-Prowse the chance to level with a spot-kick.
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James Ward-Prowse’s late penalty snatched Southampton a point againster Newacstle United
Just minute’s earlier Allan Saint Maximin thought he’d scored the winner in injury-time
Jamaal Lascelles conceded the penalty with his challenge on Adam Armstrong on 96 minutes
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Callum Wilson opened the scoring with a close-range diving header after a goalless first-half
Newcastle don’t have a win yet this season but their new striker aleady has two in three games
Mohamed Elyounoussi hit back to level 20 minutes later to setup the frantic injury-time period
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