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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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Oriol Romeu

Jack Stephens

Shane Long

Josh Sims

James Ward-Prowse

Danny Ings

Mario Lemina

Jan Bednarek

Ryan Bertrand

Maya Yoshida

Nathan Redmond

Stuart Armstrong

Angus Gunn


  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%