Wilfried Zaha scores  for Crystal Palace  during the Premier League match against  Southampton  at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph:  Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Southampton 1 Crystal Palace 1 After all the talk beforehand about this being a possible six-pointer, Southampton and Crystal Palace were forced to s(...)

Bernardo Silva scores Manchester City’s first goal against Leicester on December 26th. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Bernardo Silva accepts that Manchester City will be under the greater pressure in Thursday night’s showdown against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium bu(...)

Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City’s third goal against Southampton. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty

Southampton 1 Manchester City 3 The alarm bells shrilled for Manchester City. Almost out of nowhere, they had lost three Premier League games out of (...)

Eden Hazard celebrates opening the scoring for Chelsea at St Mary’s. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

Southampton 0 Chelsea 3 This felt like the Chelsea of old at times. The result was all that mattered to Maurizio Sarri and he was happy to see his si(...)

Shane Duffy after scoring for Brighton at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Southampton 2 Brighton 2 Southampton have grown used to suffering choking disappointment on their own patch in recent times, when the panic so often (...)

Manolo Gabbiadini celebrates with Charlie Austin after scoring Southampton’s winner against Swansea. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

Swansea City 0 Southampton 1 A night of high drama and tension ended with Southampton all but securing their Premier League status for another season(...)

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring their second goal with Virgil van Dijk. Photograph: Reuters

Southampton 0 Liverpool 2 In the end, Southampton’s support seemed unsure as to where they should direct their scorn. They had booed Virgil van Dijk(...)

Harry Kane equalises for Spurs at St Mary’s. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty

Southampton 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 For Southampton, nothing was more satisfying than the sight of an animated Mauricio Pochettino hopping up and down (...)