Southampton from relegation zone with 2-1 win against …

Southampton from relegation zone with 2-1 win vs. Leicester

Associated Press

LEICESTER, England (AP) – Ten-man Southampton climbed out of the relegation zone of the English Premier League, while the Ralph Hasenhuettl revolution continued with a 2-1 victory over Leicester on Saturday.

James Ward-Prowse's penalty and Shane Long's first goal in nine months gained the victory at King Power Stadium.

Long's strike, in injury time of the first half, came only 120 seconds after Yan Valery was sent out for a second bookable offense.

Wilfred Ndidi withdrew a goal in the second half for Leicester, which is led by Claude Puel, Southampton's former manager.

Southampton moved a point above the league drop zone after only a fourth win of the season. Three of them have become Boss Hasenhuettl, while he brings to life the Saints a month after the replacement of Mark Hughes.

Leicester fell back to the eighth with boss Puel under fire from fans after performances without inspiration.

James Ward-Prowse of Southampton, left, celebrates scoring the first goal of his match during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

James Ward-Prowse of Southampton, left, celebrates scoring the first goal of his match during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

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Yan Valery, center of Southampton, is sent by referee Michael Oliver during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton at the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Yan Valery, center of Southampton, is sent by referee Michael Oliver during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton at the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Yan Valery, center of Southampton, is sent by referee Michael Oliver during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton at the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Leicester City Ricardo Pereira, top, and Matt Targett of Southampton fight for the ball during the English Premier League football match at King Power Stadium, Leicester, England, Saturday, January 12, 2019. (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Leicester City Ricardo Pereira, top, and Matt Targett of Southampton fight for the ball during the English Premier League football match at King Power Stadium, Leicester, England, Saturday, January 12, 2019. (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Leicester City Ricardo Pereira, top, and Matt Targett of Southampton fight for the ball during the English Premier League football match at King Power Stadium, Leicester, England, Saturday, January 12, 2019. (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Leicester City Marc Albrighton, center, fights for the ball with Matt Targett from Southampton, right, and Jannik Vestergaard during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Leicester City Marc Albrighton, center, fights for the ball with Matt Targett from Southampton, right, and Jannik Vestergaard during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Leicester City Marc Albrighton, center, fights for the ball with Matt Targett from Southampton, right, and Jannik Vestergaard during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Harry Maguire of Leicester City seems depressed when Southampton scores their second goal in the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Harry Maguire of Leicester City seems depressed when Southampton scores their second goal in the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

Harry Maguire of Leicester City seems depressed when Southampton scores their second goal in the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton in the King Power stadium, Leicester, England. Saturday, January 12, 2019 (Mike Egerton / PA via AP)

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