20 Mar AFC Bournemouth vs. Southampton – Football Match Report – March 20, 2021
Southampton’s Nathan Redmond netted twice and fellow winger Moussa Djenepo additionally scored to safe a 3-Zero win over south-coast rivals Bournemouth on Saturday and a spot within the FA Cup semifinals for the primary time since 2017-18.
Djenepo ran on to a exact by means of ball from Redmond to fit previous goalkeeper Asmir Begovic and provides the Saints the lead within the 37th minute, earlier than Ralph Hasenhuttl’s facet struck once more seconds earlier than the break on the Vitality Stadium.
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Redmond collected a cross in midfield and weaved his well beyond Bournemouth’s defence to fireplace into the highest nook because the Premier League facet took management of their quarterfinal with Jonathan Woodgate’s Championship facet.
“We had aspirations of getting [to Wembley] in the beginning of the season. It is an opportunity for us to place the league type behind us,” Redmond stated postmatch. “It is good for us to get into the following spherical going into the worldwide break the place we will work on a number of issues whereas a few of the boys are away.
“We all know one another properly and methods to get one of the best out of one another. Immediately it clicked, so hopefully we will finish the season on a excessive.”
Southampton started the sport brightly and thought that they had gone forward 1-Zero when Bournemouth’s Cameron Carter-Vickers bundled in a Kyle Walker-Peters cross into the penalty space. However the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) disallowed the purpose for offside.
VAR dominated out one other Southampton effort within the second half when Che Adams netted from distance, as a result of Stuart Armstrong was deemed to have been offside within the build-up.
Redmond then scored with a nice end to cap off a robust day for Southampton, who final received a serious trophy once they claimed the FA Cup in 1976.
The Saints will discover out who they take on within the final 4 of the competitors at Wembley Stadium when the draw is made on Sunday.