Lallana slays Cherries

Adam Lallana helped knock his old club out of the Carling Cup as Southampton eased into the second round with a 2-0 win.

Last Updated: 11/08/10 at 08:06

Lallana (centre): On target for Saints

Lallana (centre): On target for Saints

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

The impressive Cherries had looked the better side until former Bournemouth loanee Lallana struck in the 63rd minute when he bent a superb right-foot shot past goalkeeper Shwan Jalal from 20 yards.

Southampton had to wait until four minutes from the end to get their second with Bournemouth pressing for an equaliser.

On a breakaway, 16-year-old winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain beat Jalal to a long ball out of defence and tapped into an empty net from 15 yards.

Bournemouth had their chances in the first half, with Brett Pitman, scorer of 28

goals last season, twice going close with a free-kick and another shot across the face of the goal.

Lallana also had a shot cleared off the line by Rhoys Wiggins, while at the other end, a diving save by Kelvin Davis denied Bournemouth a consolation.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
19:45
Coventry 1-2 Cardiff Report
Sheff Utd 2-1 Mansfield Report
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
20:00
Bolton 3-2 Bury Report
Reading 3-1 Newport Report
19:45
Barnsley 0-2 Crewe Report
Birmingham 3-1 Cambridge Utd Report
Blackburn 0-1 Scunthorpe Report
Brighton 2-0 Cheltenham Report
Bristol C 1-2 Oxford Utd Report
Burton Alb 2-1 Wigan Report

Footer 365

Women's Football: England beat Wales 4-0 to make World Cup

England's women secured their place in the 2015 World Cup courtesy of an emphatic 4-0 victory over Wales in Cardiff.

Transfer News: QPR sign Eduardo Vargas from Napoli on loan

Queens Park Rangers have confirmed the signing of Eduardo Vargas from Napoli on a season-long loan deal.

Roy Hodgson says England youngsters should try their luck overseas in future

Roy Hodgson feels future generations of England stars would benefit from going overseas rather than being bit-part players at home.

Mail Box

Man United Fans Clutching At Straws

While the focus is on Liverpool's move for Mario Balotelli, one Man United fan tries to convince the mailbox with nine reasons why Angel Di Maria would prefer them to PSG...

Rojo Is A Better Signing Than Hummels

There's some big talk in the morning mailbox, which claims that Man United were right to sign Marcos Rojo instead of Mats Hummels. Plus, one Gooner's happy Arteta's out...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property