A Barnes (67)
M Gabbiadini (90)
Burnley vs So'ton
3:00pm Saturday 24th February
HIGHLIGHTS: BURNLEY 1-1 SOUTHAMPTON
A priceless point for Southampton is rescued in the final moments by Gabbiadini after Barnes looked like he had set Burnley on course to a first Premier League win in 11.
But it wasn't meant to be in the end, with some question of referee Bobby Madley's involvement in the goal from the hosts, but they have little to complain about really.
Southampton rescue a valuable draw which takes them up to 16th, and just five points off the top half as things stand.
BURNLEY 1-1 SOUTHAMPTON
90+1: YELLOW! Barnes is absolutely fuming with Bobby Madley. He is raging about the way he accidentally blocked off Burnley from winning the ball back, and there's also some question of a foul from Gabbiadini as he won the ball.
It's frustrating for Burnley, but it wasn't a foul.
GOAL! BURNLEY 1-1 SOUTHAMPTON (Gabbiadini 90)
Southampton level! Who saw this coming? Southampton look long from the free-kick and Bobby Madley inadvertently steps in front of Cork in midfield, stopping the Burnley man winning back the ball.
The Saints continue their venture forward and Sims crosses in, and Gabbiadini takes a touch before lashing the ball beyond Pope. For a man so out of form, that was a pretty confident finish.
BURNLEY 1-0 SOUTHAMPTON
90: Barnes is all over the back of Carrillo from Gudmundsson's delivery, and a free-kick is given.
89: Burnley put pressure on Southampton as they look to close out the game. Gudmundsson spots Barnes' run to the near post and Stephens is forced to clear for a corner, just when Southampton want to be attacking at the other end.
85: More poor defending from Southampton. A long ball forward from Pope is allowed to run all the way through to Barnes who dreams of sealing it, but gets too much underneath the ball on the half-volley.
I fear the excitement may be over in this one...
85: Stephens gets himself in trouble as Cork catches him in possession and works the ball to Gudmundsson, whose delivery is dreadful. He didn't even look up and bangs it into Row Z behind the goal.
84: Sims cuts inside onto his weaker left side but gets his shot all wrong, firing well wide from 20 yards.
82: On comes Gabbiadini for Tadic. Not exactly a massively brave change, but it looks like a 4-4-2 with Redmond and Sims on the wings.
80: Southampton corner as Lowton slides in on Bertrand. Gabbiadini to come on for Southampton shortly, playing the role of the proverbial kitchen sink this afternoon.
79: Sims looks like a real player so far. He brings the ball down with an excellent touch 25-yards out, but on the spin fires over the bar. He's certainly injected some more life into Southampton, because they were dead as a dodo going forward until his arrival.
77: Southampton have a free-kick in a good position on the left but Long deals with it easily. It's lofted back into the box again, but when it is Pope catches without any problems.
74: POST! Burnley don't normally get caught out defensively, but the one time they do they need Pope to bail them out with a magnificent save from Sims.
Carrillo spots the youngster and rolls it into him, and once he turns Ward he curls the ball towards the far corner where Pope saves again - tipping the ball onto the post with a wonderful stop.
73: Sims, who has plenty of pace about him, takes on Long in a foot race and beats his man before his cross into the middle is blocked behind.
Redmond delivers from the corner and Carrillo heads goalwards with a powderpuff header that Pope can throw his cap on.
70: Question marks over McCarthy's decision to come out and meet Lennon's run. He grabs the ball but looks like he handles it over the line and out of his area. Bobby Madley's view isn't the best but that looked pretty clear-cut.
Sims comes on for Ward-Prowse for the final 20 minutes.
GOAL! BURNLEY 1-0 SOUTHAMPTON (Barnes 67)
We have a breakthrough! I was just writing a post saying how things had died down, but they're busier than they've ever been now. Lennon's cross from the left is met by Gudmundsson's late arrival, forcing McCarthy into a great save.
Hendrick nods the rebound goalwards and Barnes gets to the goalkeeper before the stopper for the opener.
BURNLEY 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON
62: Carrillo's game is not chasing down lost causes, and he fouls Long when Romeu's flick over the top is up for grabs. Yes, it has generally been that quiet.
60: MISS! Burnley are looking better going forward too. Romeu tracks back to help out Cedric when Ward gets past him, and Gudmundsson's corner just evades Long in the middle.
The ball is pumped back in for Barnes but he can't turn it goalwards with Romeu again pressuring.
Southampton's heat map looks like this since half-time. They've looked far more likely in the second half than they did the first.
58: SAVE! Great save from McCarthy, who takes one in the face as he dives in on Hendrick to keep the Irishman from opening the scoring. Hendrick had been slipped through by Cork but he overhit it slightly, allowing McCarthy to save.
55: The noise levels raise up a few notches as Lemina pulls up his foot behind him to clear Ward's deep delivery behind. McCarthy gets a vital touch on the corner to Lemina, before the Italian's rubbish pass gives halts the counter.
54: Cedric buys a corner from Ward. Smartly taken by Ward-Prowse to Lemina on the edge of the box, but Ward keeps his eyes wide open to close him down.
53: Southampton come again to continue their largely bright start to the half. Stephens tries to float a ball onto Carrillo's head but Mee reads and clears.
50: Burnley have still managed to keep themselves fairly well adept to deal with Southampton so far. As Mee brings the ball across defence the water skips up off the ball. I wonder whether that might have been a tactic to slow it down in open play...
47: Tell you what, Southampton have started the second half very well indeed. Redmond pulls the ball back from the byline, inside the box, and it's a well-placed finish away from the opener.
Then Bertrand takes a tumble with Lowton keeping him company, but Bobby Madley rightly points for a goal kick. Contact, but not a foul.
Southampton bring us into the second 45. Better than the first would be good. A goal, a shot, anything.
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And that's it for the opening 45 minutes. I'd tell you about all the action, but a Tadic shot aside which Mee cleared off the line, there hasn't been any.
45+1: An excellent ball in by Gudmundsson is begging to be met by a Burnley head, before Stephens takes evasive action to put it out for a corner. One minute added on.
45: Decent position for Burnley to get the ball into the box when Tadic gives away a needless free-kick by kicking Jack Cork when he had no chance of getting the ball. A sign of frustration perhaps - Southampton have got about as much chance of breaking into Buckingham Palace than the Burnley box at the moment.
43: Southampton are still being kept at arm's length as we enter the final throes of the half. Redmond tries to play in Carrillo with a pass outside Long, but the space is so compact that it runs straight through to Pope.
40: OFFSIDE! Hendrick is played through with a great ball from deep and left by Tadic, but dithers on the shot and allows Pope to get close enough to save with his legs when he does shoot.
The offside flag goes up - but Hendrick didn't know, and has been let off the hook.
39: Lennon delivers a low cross which Stephens slices away under pressure. Barnes was sniffing around for that one.
37: That stat about Southampton's touches in the Burnley box still holds, by the way. Two in almost half the game. It's not too much of a wonder why the Clarets have only conceded 24 goals all season...
33: Burnley chuck it in the mixer once again, but again McCarthy gets to the ball first. I feel like Burnley's little run might have tailed off for the moment, because this isn't a classic at the moment.
28: CLOSE! Burnley, and Lennon, are coming alive. Lowton is played in by a lovely ball over the top, and finds Barnes who turns into Lennon. He takes it first time and Romeu blocks away.
26: Really well played from Burnley. Lennon lays it off for Ward, forward again, and he whips in a dangerous cross towards Barnes which Bertrand defends well.
The Clarets forward is going to need to do better with those, though - everything Burnley have created so far has come from out wide.
Look at that number 17 - Gudmundsson is Burnley's furthest forward player by some way so far. It's allowing Redmond in down the Southampton left, but he's lacking in support when he needs it.
BURNLEY 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON
22: Lennon gets beyond Cedric from an excellent Barnes header in behind the full-back, but crosses straight into McCarthy.
As we were saying about Southampton - 22 minutes in, and two touches inside the Burnley box so far.
19: Southampton are growing into the game, and playing on the front foot. Just the goals to follow now...
17: Appeals for a handball as Lennon and Barnes both go for a dipping cross. There needed to be more communication between the two - when Barnes left it, it dropped right onto Lennon's arm. Good call from Bobby Madley.
16: Ward plays the ball forward towards Barnes but Stephens shepherds it out. Gareth Southgate is in the stands in Lancashire this afternoon, with plenty of English talent on display. If things weren't pressured enough for Redmond...
12: SAVE! Tadic comes closest early on, taking down Redmond's pass and going for the far corner with the outside of his right foot. A mixture of Pope and Mee clear to safety.
11: Lennon is yet to get his first Burnley goal but connects sweetly enough with the rebound from a long Cork free-kick. He half-volleys it into the ground and at McCarthy. Good technique but needed it either side.
9: Redmond is under pressure to perform today and goes for an early Hollywood ball across midfield. They look great when they come off, as the saying goes, but I'm assuming he wasn't aiming for touch.
Burnley get the throw from what was a semi-dangerous position.
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