Shane Long made it 2-0 to Southampton with his first goal since April

Shane Long scored his first goal for nine months as Southampton moved out of the Premier League relegation zone with a battling win at Leicester, despite spending the entire second half with 10 men.
James Ward-Prowse gave Southampton an early lead from the penalty spot after Long was bundled over in the area by Nampalys Mendy.
Saints defender Yan Valery was then shown a second yellow card for a foul on Marc Albrighton, but Republic of Ireland striker Long doubled the lead just before half-time with his first Southampton goal in 22 appearances.


Wilfred Ndidi scrambled home Ricardo Pereira's cross to bring Leicester back into the game at the start of the second half, but Southampton held on for a priceless victory.
The three points lift Southampton above Newcastle and Cardiff into 16th place. Leicester, meanwhile, drop one place to eighth.
It is a third win in seven Premier League games for new Saints manager Ralph Hasenhuttl, who punched the air with delight at the final whistle.
His side were forced to defend on the edge of their own penalty area for the entirety of the second half, but the Southampton backline was superbly marshalled by Jannik Vestergaard and Jack Stephens and the win gives them real hope of avoiding relegation.
The boos at the final whistle are unlikely to ease the pressure on Hasenhuttl's Leicester counterpart Claude Puel, who had demanded a response from his side following last weekend's FA Cup defeat at League Two Newport.
Instead his team were timid from the outset and despite dominating possession in the second half, rarely looked like threatening Alex McCarthy in the Southampton goal.
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Line-ups

Leicester

    1Schmeichel

    14Ricardo Pereira

    5Morgan

    15Maguire

    3ChilwellBooked at 35mins

    38ChoudhurySubstituted forGhezzalat 76'minutes

    24MendySubstituted forBarnesat 45'minutes

    25Ndidi

    11AlbrightonSubstituted forGrayat 45'minutes

    9Vardy

    10MaddisonBooked at 20mins

Substitutes

    2Simpson

    4Söyüncü

    7Gray

    8Iheanacho

    12Ward

    19Barnes

    31Ghezzal

Southampton

    1McCarthy

    35Bednarek

    5StephensBooked at 54mins

    4Vestergaard

    43ValeryBooked at 45mins

    14Romeu

    16Ward-Prowse

    33Targett

    22RedmondSubstituted forGallagherat 90+3'minutes

    17ArmstrongSubstituted forCédric Soaresat 57'minutes

    7LongSubstituted forSlatteryat 76'minutes

Substitutes

    2Cédric Soares

    11Elyounoussi

    15Gallagher

    28Gunn

    39Sims

    55Slattery

    66Ramsay

Referee:

Michael Oliver

Attendance:

31,491

Match Stats

Home TeamLeicesterAway TeamSouthampton

Possession

Home72%

Away28%

Shots

Home23

Away8

Shots on Target

Home6

Away3

Corners

Home10

Away3

Fouls

Home7

Away9

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Match ends, Leicester City 1, Southampton 2.Full TimePosted at 90'+5'
Second Half ends, Leicester City 1, Southampton 2.
Posted at 90'+3'
Attempt missed. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by James Maddison with a cross following a corner.SubstitutionPosted at 90'+3'
Substitution, Southampton. Sam Gallagher replaces Nathan Redmond.Posted at 90'+2'
Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by Callum Slattery.Posted at 90'+2'
Attempt blocked. Demarai Gray (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ben Chilwell.Posted at 90'+1'
Offside, Leicester City. Ben Chilwell tries a through ball, but Jamie Vardy is caught offside.Posted at 87'
Attempt blocked. Harvey Barnes (Leicester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Demarai Gray.Posted at 87'
Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by Jack Stephens.Posted at 86'
Offside, Southampton. Alex McCarthy tries a through ball, but Nathan Redmond is caught offside.Posted at 86'
Offside, Leicester City. Ricardo Pereira tries a through ball, but Jamie Vardy is caught offside.Posted at 85'
Attempt missed. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Demarai Gray.Posted at 83'
Attempt missed. James Maddison (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.Posted at 83'
Attempt blocked. Rachid Ghezzal (Leicester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ricardo Pereira.Posted at 78'
Attempt missed. James Maddison (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.Posted at 77'
Attempt blocked. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by James Maddison.SubstitutionPosted at 76'
Substitution, Leicester City. Rachid Ghezzal replaces Hamza Choudhury.SubstitutionPosted at 76'
Substitution, Southampton. Callum Slattery replaces Shane Long.Posted at 74'
Attempt blocked. Harvey Barnes (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by James Maddison.Posted at 74'
Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by Cédric Soares.Posted at 72'
Attempt saved. Harvey Barnes (Leicester City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Harry Maguire.Posted at 71'
Foul by Hamza Choudhury (Leicester City).Posted at 71'
Shane Long (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 70'
Attempt missed. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by James Maddison with a cross.Posted at 65'
Attempt missed. Harry Maguire (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by James Maddison.Posted at 64'
Attempt blocked. James Maddison (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ricardo Pereira.Posted at 61'
Foul by Ricardo Pereira (Leicester City).Posted at 61'
Nathan Redmond (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 60'
Corner, Leicester City. Conceded by Jan Bednarek.Posted at 59'
Harvey Barnes (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 59'
Foul by Jan Bednarek (Southampton).
Goal!Posted at 58'
Goal! Leicester City 1, Southampton 2. Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ricardo Pereira.SubstitutionPosted at 57'
Substitution, Southampton. Cédric Soares replaces Stuart Armstrong.Posted at 56'
Attempt blocked. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Harvey Barnes.Posted at 55'
Attempt missed. James Maddison (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Harry Maguire following a set piece situation.Posted at 55'
Attempt blocked. James Maddison (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.BookingPosted at 54'
Jack Stephens (Southampton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Posted at 54'
James Maddison (Leicester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 54'
Foul by Jack Stephens (Southampton).Posted at 52'
Attempt saved. James Maddison (Leicester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Harry Maguire.

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