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Oriol Romeu
S. Armstrong
2 - 0
K. Walker-Peters
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M. Djenepo
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M. Djenepo
1 - 0
J. Livermore
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Match Stats

62% 38%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 2
Total Passes 522 325
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Back-to-back victories have given Southampton plenty of momentum heading into the international break. Meanwhile, West Brom will go back to the drawing board after three defeats from their opening four games.
Goals from Moussa Djenepo and Oriol Romeu did the damage for Southampton as they sealed a fairly comfortable 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's. It is the Saints' fourth consecutive league win against the Baggies - making them the fourth side they have achieved the feat against in the Premier League along with Bradford, Crystal Palace and Hull.
90' + 2' West Brom have work to do heading into the first international break of the season, having collected just one point from their opening four games since returning to the Premier League.
89' We are into the final minute of regulation time at St Mary's, where Southampton are on course to make it back-to-back wins in the Premier League.
87' The scorer of the fastest goal in Premier League history, Long spent three years with West Brom between 2011 and 2014, netting 22 times in 87 appearances across all competitions.
S. Long
C. Adams
84' Second change for the hosts as Adams is given a well-earned rest. Former West Brom striker Shane Long comes on for the last six minutes.
82' Coming into this game, Southampton had kept a clean sheet in 56 per cent of their Premier League meetings with West Brom - their best ratio against any side currently in the English top flight. As things stand, they are well on course to improve on that record.
79' Walker-Peters has been hugely impressive for Southampton today and he looks to get in on the scoring as he embarks on a dangerous run into the heart of the West Brom defence. The former Tottenham full-back gets his shot away, but it drifts wide of the target.
77' With West Brom having already made all three substitutions, Robson-Kanu must look to play through the pain barrier as he returns to the field with his arm bandaged up.
74' Robson-Kanu cleverly spins before attempting a dipping volley, which McCarthy is equal to. However, there is a big concern for the Wales international, who has gone down clutching his arm. He did not appear to collide with an opposing player, but he is certainly in some distress as he receives attention from the medical team.
72' Chance! West Brom look to respond immediately and are awarded a free-kick in a good position. Once again, Ajayi escapes his marker, but is unable to connect with the delivery.
71' Romeu had gone 46 games and 20 months without scoring for Southampton. That was certainly not a bad way to end the wait as he doubled the Saints' lead in spectacular fashion.
S. Armstrong
69' The impressive Armstrong has not stopped running all day, and he produced a brilliant cross there for Romeu to finish.
Oriol Romeu
69' ROMEU!!! WHAT A GOAL! 2-0 SOUTHAMPTON! The Saints double the lead and it comes a very unlikely source. Redmond and Armstrong neatly link up with the latter delivering a delicious cross, where Romeu arrives late into the box to volley past a helpless Johnstone.
66' A hugely popular figure at The Hawthorns last term, Krovinovic returned to West Brom from Benfica on a season-long loan this week. He will be looking to hit the ground running once more, starting here.
F. Krovinović
R. Sawyers
64' Third and final change for the Baggies as Filip Krovinovic is introduced, with Sawyers making way.
62' Can the Wales international make a decisive impact for West Brom heading into the final half an hour of this game?
H. Robson-Kanu
C. Robinson
60' Another West Brom change on the hour mark as Robinson makes way for Hal Robson-Kanu.
59' Good defending! O'Shea makes an important and well-timed sliding challenge to deny Adams, who had embarked on a dangerous run into the penalty area from the left wing.
57' Bilic will be pleased with the response of his West Brom side so far in this second half, but they must be wary at the other end. The Baggies have conceded three second-half goals in all three Premier League games this season.
N. Redmond
M. Djenepo
55' Southampton make their first change and goalscorer Djenepo makes way for the return from injury of Nathan Redmond.
54' The visitors continuing to ask questions and Ajayi springs the offside trap as he looks to connect with Pereira's inviting free-kick. But the centre-half is unable to get a touch on the ball, which also misses Bartley as is goes behind for a goal kick.
K. Walker-Peters
Yellow Card
53' Yellow Card Kyle Walker-Peters
51' Good save! From the resulting free-kick, Diangana's drilled cross deflects towards goal off Walker-Peters. However, McCarthy reacts well to keep it out.
M. Djenepo
Yellow Card
50' Djenepo has his name taken for a foul on Pereira.
48' A positive start to the second half by the Baggies sees them awarded a free-kick in a good area. Southampton deal with the danger, but those are positive signs for the visitors.
46' The referee blows his whistle and West Brom get the ball rolling once more.
S. Field
K. Edwards
46' The Baggies have made a change at the break with Sam Field introduced in favour of Edwards.
West Brom will be looking to respond after the break. Trailing, they will have no choice but to go for it in an attempt to pull themselves level in this game, but must maintain their discipline at the same time and not be open to the counter.
Moussa Djenepo's strike gives Southampton a 1-0 lead against West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's. The Saints are certainly deserving of their advantage having dominated large periods of the first half.
43' Southampton lead at St Mary's and it is fair to say that it had been coming for a while. They finally make their pressure tell and West Brom's stubborn resistance is finally broken.
M. Djenepo
41' DJENEPO!!! 1-0 SOUTHAMPTON! The Saints finally have the breakthrough! Adams and Ings link up as the hosts launch a quickfire counter. Ings' attempted return ball for his strike partner deflects kindly for Djenepo, who neatly turns away from his marker before sending a low shot beneath the dive of Johnstone.
39' Good effort! Sensing a sniff of an opportunity, Ings attempts an ambitious volley from range after Johnstone's deflected clearance falls kindly to him. His effort is off-target, but it was not too far away in all fairness.
37' The former Celtic winger continues to threaten for Southampton. Once again, he makes a good inside run from the right flank, but his left-footed shot is always rising.
34' Armstrong makes another positive run as he looks to connect with Ward-Prowse's lofted ball into the box. However, Johnstone is quickly out of goal to gather.
32' West Brom have struggled to pose any real attacking threat so far, but they have enjoyed good recent form on the road in the Premier League. The Baggies have won two of their last four away from The Hawthorns in the English top flight after a run of 15 without victory.
29' Just wide! Southampton turning up the pressure with Adams leading the charge on this occasion. The striker embarks on a dangerous run to the edge of the penalty area, where his low shot drifts inches wide of the post.
27' GREAT SAVE! Terrific reflexes from Johnstone again! The West Brom keeper gets down well to his right to tip away Ings' powerful downward header from Ward-Prowse's free-kick.
J. Livermore
Yellow Card
26' Livermore is shown the first yellow card of the game for a late challenge on Adams.
25' West Brom are awarded a free-kick and this is a good opportunity for them to send the two centre-halves forward and pose a threat to their opponents. They have not had too many chances to attack so far, so will look to capitalise here.
23' The Saints are in control, but they have generally struggled on home soil in recent times. In fact, since the start of last season, they have taken just 21 points from 20 Premier League games at St Mary's.
20' We are still goalless after 20 minutes at St Mary's, but the Saints are very much on top in this contest. West Brom have done well to keep the hosts at bay so far, but must continue to maintain their high levels of concentration.
18' Last season may have been a quiet one on the goalscoring front for Adams, who netted just four times for the Saints. Nevertheless, he certainly made up for the lack of goals with his work rate and impressive link-up play with Ings.
16' GREAT SAVES! Johnstone comes to West Brom's rescue on two occasions! First, he reacts brilliantly to keep out Walker-Peters' deflected centre, before turning over Adams' follow-up with his outstretched leg.
13' Ings is on the run as he looks to latch onto a long ball over the top of the West Brom defence. However, Ajayi sticks with the striker and is able to snuff out his threat on this occasion.
10' The Saints' early dominance in this fixture is demonstrated by the fact that they have enjoyed a whopping 81 per cent of the possession so far. Although, West Brom have fought off the tide so far.
8' A promising start from Southampton and the recent history books certainly favour the Saints, who have won each of their last eight league games against promoted sides.
6' The Saints continue to threaten and Armstrong makes a darting run into the box, but his eventual shot is never troubling the goalkeeper.
4' GOOD SAVE! The first chance of the game falls to Southampton. A neat through ball from Armstrong finds Bertrand in acres of space. The Saints left-back injects plenty of power into his shot, but Johnstone gets strong palms to it.
1' OFF WE GO! Referee Chris Kavanagh blows his whistle and Southampton get the match underway!
The teams are out and kick-off is just moments away at St Mary's.
The Saints are looking to record their fourth straight win over West Brom in the Premier League. Although, the Baggies will take confidence from the fact that the away side has come out on top in four of the past five meetings between the teams in all competitions.
Meanwhile, there is just a single alteration for West Brom from their draw with Chelsea. Kyle Edwards replaces Darnell Furlong for his first Premier League start, while there could be a debut from the bench for 36-year-old Branislav Ivanovic. Filip Krovinovic also starts among the substitutes following his midweek return to the Hawthorns from Benfica on a season-long loan.
Ralph Hasenhuttl names an unchanged Southampton side following last weekend's win at Burnley. Although, there is a welcome return to the bench for Nathan Redmond, who has recovered from an ankle problem.
SUBS: David Button, Darnell Furlong, Branislav Ivanovic, Rekeem Harper, Sam Field, Filip Krovinovic, Hal Robson-Kanu.
WEST BROM (4-2-3-1): Sam Johnstone; Dara O'Shea, Kyle Bartley, Semi Ajayi, Conor Townsend; Jake Livermore (captain), Romaine Sawyers; Matheus Pereira, Kyle Edwards, Grady Diangana; Callum Robinson.
SUBS: Fraser Forster, Jack Stephens, Yan Valery, Will Smallbone, Nathan Redmond, Michael Obafemi, Shane Long.
SOUTHAMPTON (4-4-2): Alex McCarthy; Kyle Walker-Peters, Jannik Vestergaard, Jan Bednarek, Ryan Bertrand; Stuart Armstrong, James Ward-Prowse (captain), Oriol Romeu, Moussa Djenpo; Danny Ings, Che Adams.
The Saints are aiming to build on last week's victory at Burnley, which gave them their first points of the season. Meanwhile, West Brom are targeting their maiden win of the campaign, having collected one point from their opening three games.
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