Southampton 3 Bournemouth 3: Saints secure Premier League status with draw

Southampton secured their Premier League status for another season despite twice letting slip a lead in a 3-3 draw with Bournemouth at St Mary's Stadium.

Ralph Hasenhuttl's side scored first through the in-form Shane Long but trailed 2-1 at the interval after goals from Dan Gosling and Callum Wilson.

A see-saw contest on the south coast swung back in the Saints' favour in the second half, James Ward-Prowse levelling at 2-2 before substitute Matt Targett headed in Yan Valery's cross.

However, Wilson's second denied Southampton a fourth win in their last five home games, albeit the point – coupled with Cardiff City's 1-0 loss at Fulham – means they are safe with two fixtures remaining.

 

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