Southampton grabs late winner over 10-man Swansea City
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Southampton grabbed a late winner to beat 10-man Swansea 1-0 Saturday as the Welsh club sustained its second straight Premier League loss after starting the season with three wins.
Victor Wanyama scored his first goal for the visiting Saints with an angled right-foot shot into the top left corner in the 80th minute at the Liberty Stadium after being set up by Graziano Pelle.
Southampton has now won its last three league matches and moved second with 10 points from five games.
Swansea played more than half the game without Wilfried Bony, who was sent off in the 39th minute for a second yellow card.
Bony saw red for the first time in English football after felling Saints defender Maya Yoshida with a needless tackle from behind on the halfway line. The Ivorian had already been booked for catching Jose Fonte in mid-air after 20 minutes.
Swansea had dominated until Bony's dismissal but the red card proved the game's turning point as Southampton took total command in the second half.