90' Andre Marriner blows to end the match. The final score is 3 - 0.
90' Southampton FC have been awarded a corner by Andre Marriner.
90' Andre Marriner will wait an extra 3 minutes before blowing the whistle to end the second half.
84' Corner awarded to Newcastle United.
83' Mikel Merino is replacing Jonjo Shelvey for the home team.
78' The home team replace Kenedy with Christian Atsu.
77' Josh Sims gets his shot on target but fails to score for Southampton FC.
76' Newcastle United's DeAndre Yedlin is whistled for offside at St James' Park.
74' Corner awarded to Southampton FC.
74' Southampton FC have been awarded a corner by Andre Marriner.
70' Rafael Benitez is making the team's first substitution at St James' Park with Joselu replacing Dwight Gayle.
69' Jack Stephens for Southampton FC has been booked by Andre Marriner and receives a first yellow card.
67' Southampton FC surge into the attack at St James' Park but Jack Stephens’s header is off-target.
66' Southampton FC have been awarded a corner by Andre Marriner.
66' Mauricio Pellegrino (Southampton FC) is making a third substitution, with Manolo Gabbiadini replacing Guido Carrillo.
66' Important block from the Newcastle United defence as Josh Sims fires in a strike for Southampton FC.
65' Ryan Bertrand (Southampton FC) is first to the ball but his header is off-target.
65' Corner awarded to Southampton FC.
62' Josh Sims for the away team is judged to be offside.
59' Guido Carrillo of Southampton FC smashes in a shot on target. The keeper saves, though.
57' Matt Ritchie puts the ball in the net and the home team extend their lead. The score-line now reads 3 - 0.
57' Great play from Jonjo Shelvey to set up the goal.
54' In Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle United attack through Kenedy. The finish is off target, however.
52' Ayoze Perez's header is off-target for Newcastle United.
52' Corner awarded to Newcastle United.
48' Wesley Hoedt is booked for the away team.
46' Andre Marriner has blown to start the second-half.
46' Josh Sims is on a sub for Mario Lemina for Southampton FC.
46' Shane Long is replacing Dusan Tadic for Southampton FC at St James' Park.
45' At St James' Park the fourth official shows that 1 minutes will be added to the first half.
45' The first-half is over.
29' Goal! Newcastle United extend their lead to 2 - 0 through Kenedy.
29' Dwight Gayle with an assist there.
29' Southampton FC have been awarded a corner by Andre Marriner.
27' Cedric of Southampton FC gets in a strike, but is off target.
25' Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle is on target but unsuccessful.
2' Goal! Newcastle United have got their heads in front thanks to a Kenedy strike.
2' That's a fine assist from Jonjo Shelvey.
1' The match has started.
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