An early goal from Adam Armstrong helped Southampton to a 1-nil win over Aston Villa in the Premier League today.
Armstrong smashed in the winning goal in a sensational first-time effort from 20 yards.
Villa was a mess in the first half and Southampton could have led by several goals at the break but looked like a new side in the second half with El Ghazi and Emiliano Buendia going close.
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They also had a strong penalty appeal turned down when Oriol Romeu pulled Tyrone Mings’ shirt, but they could not find a leveler, and the pressure increases on Smith.