Southampton scores late to draw vs Sunderland

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Southampton conceded an early goal before grabbing a late equalizer to draw 1-1 against Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday.

Center back Jose Fonte denied Sunderland a first win of the season with a last-gasp header that earned the Saints a hard-earned point.

Emanuele Giaccherini put Paolo Di Canio's team ahead in the third minute at St Mary's after he was left unmarked to head in a corner from Sebastian Larsson.

Southampton dominated the second half and Fonte got the equalizer in the 88th with a powerful header from a free kick from James Ward-Prowse.

It was just reward for Mauricio Pochettino's side, which came into the game buoyed by an opening-day win at West Brom.

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