Southampton scores late to draw vs Sunderland
Southampton conceded an early goal before grabbing a late
equalizer to draw 1-1 against Sunderland in the Premier League on
Center back Jose Fonte denied Sunderland a first win of the
season with a last-gasp header that earned the Saints a hard-earned
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
It was just reward for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, which came
into the game buoyed by an opening-day win at West Brom.