Southampton claimed a point against their South Coast rivals Bournemouth on Sunday as they held Eddie Howe’s side to a 1-1 draw at the Vitality.

The Saints lacked the quality going forwards to complete a comeback and win the match, but were able to secure a draw after going 1-0 down just before half-time.

There was a moment of controversy early on, when Sofiane Boufal appeared to upend Charlie Daniels in the box, with the referee opting to book the defender for diving.

Wesley Hoedt then slipped whilst turning on the ball, with the Bournemouth counter-attack ending with Ryan Fraser slotting the ball underneath Fraser Forster from just inside the box.

Southampton did find their equaliser in the second-half. Half-time sub Nathan Redmond found Charlie Austin in the box, who clinically dispatched his shot into the back of the net.

Austin then had a great chance to win the game late on but saw his header from six-yards out whistle just over the crossbar.

Here is how we rated the Saints after the game.

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