Barclays Premier League 2015-16

Full-time: Newcastle 1-1 Sunderland

Full-time: Southampton 3-2 Liverpool

Aleksandar Mitrović
Aleksandar Mitrovic\'s late header rescued a point for Newcastle in a pivotal Tyne-Wear derby Getty

An amazing comeback from Southampton to deny Liverpool their fourth Premier League win in succession. Koeman's Saints looked dead and buried at the break, but the decision to send on Mane at half-time proved inspired despite his missed penalty.

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So it's honours even in the Tyne-Wear derby, with that crucial Mitrovic header keeping both teams mired in the relegation zone. Sunderland stay 18th and two points adrift of safety, while Newcastle trail their rivals by one.



Newcastle 1-1 Sunderland

Southampton 3-2 Liverpool


Mitrovic requires treatment after a nasty blow to the head. He wants to come straight back on but the Newcastle physio is adamant that he cannot continue. Benitez, who has no substitutions left, intervenes as peacemaker.

Four minutes of added time on the south coast too, where Liverpool look shellshocked.


Four minutes of added time between Sunderland and Newcastle. Mitrovic was yellow carded for removing his shirt while celebrating that equaliser and Cattermole has replaced Kirchhoff.


An incredible turnaround at St Mary's. Southampton equalise courtesy of a brilliant strike from Pelle. Not content with merely rescuing a point, the Saints look to have claimed all three with a second effort from Mane.

Koeman dances with delight but Klopp will be apoplectic with rage. His team were cruising in the first half.


Goal: Southampton 3-2 Liverpool (Sadio Mane)


Goal: Southampton 2-2 Liverpool (Graziano Pelle)


St James' Park erupts as Benitez's side finally pull level. It's brilliant and persistent work from Georginio Wijnaldum, who beats N'Doye all ends up before crossing to the back post where Mitrovic is on hand to power home a header.


Goal: Newcastle 1-1 Sunderland (Aleksandar Mitrovic)


Cries for handball against Kone but Cisse is flagged for offside. Newcastle are running out of time to avoid a seventh consecutive defeat against their bitter rivals.


Cisse on for Newcastle as Benitez withdraws Townsend. The striker comes close to making an instant impact but Perez's cross is just a little too high and ends up being claimed by Mannone.


Lallana tees up Benteke for a golden chance to seal all three points, but the Belgian cuts across his low shot and sends it wide of the post.


Shelvey shoots tamely at Mannone before Allardyce replaces Khazri with another striker in N'Doye. Kone makes a timely block to thwart Perez and win a goal kick.


A final substitution for Koeman sees James Ward-Prowse replace Oriol Romeu. Klopp responds by withdrawing Sturridge in favour of Christian Benteke.

John O'Shea on for Sunderland. Stand-in captain Kaboul makes way after apparently feeling a tightness in his calf.


Newcastle have sent on Siem de Jong for Colback as they search for an all-important equaliser. Chances are few and far between with just over 20 minutes remaining.


A lifeline for Southampton as Flanagan concedes possession cheaply to Pelle and Mane, making amends for his penalty miss, takes on Sakho before finishing well from close range.


Goal: Southampton 1-2 Liverpool (Sadio Mane)


Origi tests Forster with a powerful shot, while Elliot is at full stretch to thwart Patrick van Aanholt after good work from Khazri. That was an excellent one-handed save from the Newcastle goalkeeper.


Shelvey booked for Newcastle, who begin to turn the screw as Mitrovic's tame glancing header is held by Mannone and Sissoko fails to make a good connection with his volley attempt.


What a disastrous start for Skrtel. The centre-back, who has been out since December with a hamstring injury, struggles to fend off a clever low ball from Davis and gives away a penalty by pulling at the shirt of Pelle.

The Slovakian's blushes are spared, however, as Simon Mignolet saves the spot-kick from Mane.


Agonisingly close to an equaliser for Newcastle as Shelvey helps on Townsend's corner towards Perez, whose effort his cleared off the line by Yann M'Vila.


A flurry of substitutions at the break as Liverpool replace Lovren with the fit-again Martin Skrtel. Southampton make a double change, with an unhappy Koeman throwing on Wanyama and Mane for Jordy Clasie and Dusan Tadic.


We are back off and running. As it stands, Sunderland will pull out of the bottom three by virtue of a superior goal difference over Norwich. Defeat would leave 19th-place Newcastle four points adrift of their rivals.