Charlie Austin double keeps Southampton on the rise

Charlie Austin struck twice and Nathan Redmond also scored to secure a comfortable 3-1 win against Burnley.

By: Reuters | Published:October 16, 2016 11:02 pm
Southampton v Burnley - Premier League Charlie Austin has now got seven goals in six League games. (Source: Reuters)

Southampton’s Charlie Austin struck twice and Nathan Redmond also scored to secure a comfortable 3-1 win against Burnley at St Mary’s in the Premier League on Sunday.

Austin has now got seven goals in six games but with better control – and against a less impressive keeper than Tom Heaton – he could have had a hat-trick before he scrambled the ball in from close range for the opener after 52 minutes.

Heaton had earlier denied the former Burnley favourite with a marvellous one-handed diving save and also foiled Redmond before the winger backed off a corner and fired cleanly past the keeper for Southampton’s second on the hour.

Austin added the third with a penalty in the 66th after Sam McQueen was tripped while Sam Vokes netted a spot kick for Burnley in the 72nd – their first away goal this season and the first Southampton have conceded in over 10 hours of football.

Video of the day

For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results
    Pro Kabaddi League 2017 - Points Table
    No.
    Team
    P
    W
    L
    D
    Pts

    Pro Kabaddi League 2017 - Schedule
    Oct 18, 201721:00 IST
    Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune
    38
    Zone A - Match 130
    FT
    15
    Puneri Paltan beat Jaipur Pink Panthers (38-15)
    Oct 20, 201720:00 IST
    Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune
    VS
    Zone B - Match 131
    Oct 20, 201721:00 IST
    Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune
    VS
    Zone A - Match 132