Southampton 2 Bournemouth 0 player ratings: Steven Davis and Graziano Pelle on target, who was better?

A look at the individual performances at St Mary's 

Samuel Stevens
Sunday 01 November 2015 19:08

Southampton moved back into the top half of the Premier League table with a routine win over south-coast rivals Bournemouth - despite being reduced to 10 men late on.

The jury is out on whether this fixture should be considered a derby but this 2-0 defeat will still hurt the Cherries, who have now lost four of their last five league games.

Southampton were on the front foot from the off and deservedly took the lead as Steven Davis scored his second goal of the season, with Graziano Pelle soon doubling their advantage before Bournemouth came back into the game after the break.

Victor Wanyama was dismissed with 10 minutes remaining having collected two yellow cards but, despite their dominance and numerical advantage, the visitors could not force a save out of Maarten Stekelenburg until the latter stages.

Here, we take a look at the individual performances...

Who was your man of the match? Let us know in the comments below.

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