Manolo Gabbiadini continued his sensational start to his Southampton career by scoring twice in Saturday's 4-0 rout of bottom club Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
The Saints added a third via a Jason Denayer own goal and substitute Shane Long bagged a fourth late on as the EFL Cup finalists claimed a morale-boosting win ahead of their big Wembley date with Manchester United.
It was only the south coast side's second Premier League win since mid-December.
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Elsewhere, there's a monster of a game at the Liberty, with Leicester facing Swansea as their relegation battle takes another twist. The champions are in danger of going down, just one point off the bottom three ahead of the weekend, and could even start the game in the relegation zone if results go against...
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Southampton ended a miserable week by slumping to a third straight defeat as West Ham triumphed 3-1 in front of a frustrated St Mary's on Saturday.
Manolo Gabbiadini's debut goal after only 12 minutes gave Saints the perfect platform, but one upon which they failed to build.
Andy Carroll levelled just two minutes later before Pedro Obiang's long-ranger and Mark Noble's free kick -- helped into the net by the luckless Steven Davis -- sealed Southampton's 100th Premier League home defeat.