Newcastle United 3-1 Southampton: Ayoze Perez treble helps Rafael Benitez’s men get past struggling Saints


Newcastle United 3-1 Southampton: Ayoze Perez treble helps Rafael Benitez’s men get past struggling Saints

Ayoze Perez netted his first hat-trick as a Newcastle player as the Magpies went ten points clear of the relegation zone with a 3-1 victory at home to Southampton.

The striker fired his first two inside five first-half minutes before Mario Lemina’s sweeping finish brought Saints back into it.

But Perez’s poacher’s finish late on sealed the win for Rafael Benitez’s men while Southampton are still looking over their shoulders in the relegation battle.

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