Southampton vs Wolves LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction today

Raul Jimenez celebrates after giving Wolves the lead

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Sunday football in the Premier League opens with two teams struggling to get to grips with the 2021/22 season, as Southampton host Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Saints have been somewhat improved of late after a poor start to the campaign from a defensive standpoint, but four successive draws leaves them in 15th without a win in the league – Ralph Hasenhuttl has overseen an upturn in fortunes in one half of the pitch, but after successive goalless draws he’ll hope for more in the final third, too. That said, a 0-0 stalemate with Manchester City last time out was a definite hard-earned point which Saints – or indeed most teams – would happily take.

As for Wolves, they are yet to get firing under new boss Bruno Lage, managing just one win in their five games so far, with defeats in all the rest. They are one place and point back from their hosts on Sunday afternoon, following a home loss to Brentford last weekend. Wolves at least produced a stirring comeback in midweek against Spurs in the Carabao Cup, but exited regardless after a penalty shootout.

Follow all the build-up to Southampton vs Wolves and live coverage of the match here, with all the action from the north London derby to follow later:

Southampton vs Wolves

Southampton XI: McCarthy, Livramento, Bednarek, Salisu, Walker-Peters, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Elyounoussi, Redmond, Armstrong, AdamsWolves XI: Sa, Semedo, Kilman, Coady, Saiss, Marcal, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Hwang, Jimenez, Podence62 min: Raul Jimenez gets first goal of the seasonShow latest update


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Now for the North London derby.

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 16:06


FT: Southampton 0-1 Wolves

A special moment. Your match winner: Raul Jimenez.

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Dylan Terry26 September 2021 16:02


FT: Southampton 0-1 Wolves

FULL-TIME: Wolves hang on! The visitors pick up their second win of the season as Saints’ search for a first Premier League victory of the campaign goes on. It’s now six games without a win for Southampton.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side stay 16th. Wolves move up to 13th thanks to a second half strike from Raul Jimenez! The Mexican is well and truly back!

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:57


Southampton 0-1 Wolves

90+5 mins: Jimenez nearly seals it! He robs Salisu of possession and tries to whip it beyond McCarthy but the Southampton keeper stands tall and blocks with his body.

One last throw of the dice now for the hosts…

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:54


Southampton 0-1 Wolves

90+4 mins: The crowd urging Southampton to play it long but they are keen to build from the back, even at this late stage.

Romeu eventually knocks it upfield and it’s the centre-back Bednarek in the penalty area who flicks it on but no-one is there!

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:53


Southampton 0-1 Wolves

90+2 mins: Yep, six minutes added on.

Jimenez fights and battles with two Saints players on the touchline and wins a priceless throw-in for his side.

Southampton earn themselves a free-kick moments later though. Everyone is on the edge of the Wolves box but the ball in from Ward-Prowse is uncharacteristically poor. It drifts out off the head of Bednarek.

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:51


Southampton 0-1 Wolves

89 mins: Sa clears a goal kick downfield. Neves wins it but can only thump the ball out of play.

Here we go again. Another Saints wave creeps over the halfway line. At least SIX added minutes expected to be added on here.

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:49


Southampton 0-1 Wolves

87 mins: Wolves sitting really deep. Here comes Neves for Hwang and Hoever for Semedo. Again, taking the sting out of things.

Saints need something and they need it fast.

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:47


Southampton 0-1 Wolves

85 mins: Some treatment being given to Nelson Semedo. Bruno Lage barking some instructions to Joao Moutinho on the touchline. He knows how important it is that they see this out.

Ralph Hasenhuttl looking a little helpless at this moment.

Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:43


Southampton 0-1 Wolves

83 mins: Southampton’s fans half-heartedly appeal for a handball inside the Wolves penalty area but there is nothing in it.

Oh, that’s a chance though! Livramento pulls the ball back from the left and it finds its way to Armstrong six yards out but he can’t direct it on target!

Looks like this moment has won the day for the visitors…

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Dylan Terry26 September 2021 15:41


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