Southampton remain just five points clear of the relegation zone after suffering a 3-1 defeat to Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.

Two quick-fire goals from Ayoze Perez in the first half gave the Magpies a 2-0 lead, before substitute Mario Lemina gave Saints hope with a fine finish on the hour mark.

Perez completed his hat-trick with four minutes remaining, however, to condemn Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side to defeat.

Following the loss, we’re asking you to vote for your Man of the Match, using our ‘winner stays on’ style duel below. 

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Ryan Bertrand

Angus Gunn

Shane Long

Nathan Redmond

Jan Bednarek

Josh Sims

Danny Ings

Jack Stephens

Maya Yoshida

Mario Lemina

Oriol Romeu

James Ward-Prowse

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Stuart Armstrong


Leaderboard

  Mario Lemina 79%
  Stuart Armstrong 76%
  Angus Gunn 70%
  Maya Yoshida 69%
  Nathan Redmond 56%
  Jan Bednarek 44%
  Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 36%
  Oriol Romeu 32%
  Shane Long 22%
  Danny Ings 17%
  Ryan Bertrand 12%
  Jack Stephens 11%
  James Ward-Prowse 9%
  Josh Sims 0%