LEI vs SOU
Highlights: Leicester 1-0 Saints
The pick of the action from Wembley Stadium as Saints exited the FA Cup.
Gallery: Leicester City 1-0 Saints
All of the best images from Southampton's 1-0 defeat to Leicester City in the Emirates FA Cup semi-final.
Ward-Prowse on tough FA Cup exit
Southampton's captain discusses FA Cup semi-final heartache.
Ward-Prowse: We didn't do enough
Saints captain on disappointment of Emirates FA Cup exit.
Hasenhüttl: We weren't good enough in transition
Southampton manager reflects on FA Cup semi-final defeat to Leicester.
Video: Hasenhüttl on cup exit
Watch our interview with the manager following the semi-final loss to Leicester.
Saints' cup dream ends at Wembley
Iheanacho's second-half strike sends Leicester into the final.
Hasenhüttl on test posed by Leicester
The Southampton manager assesses his team's FA Cup semi-final opponents.
Interview: Walker-Peters on Saints' cup journey
Full-back discusses Wembley hopes and life on the south coast since Spurs switch.
Classic match: Ings strikes emotional late winner
Saints came from behind to defeat high-flying Leicester last season.
Match Pack: Leicester City vs Saints
Everything you need to know ahead of Southampton's trip to Wembley as they face Leicester City in the semi-finals of the Emirates FA Cup.
Video: Hasenhüttl previews FA Cup semi-final
Watch our interview with the manager ahead of the Wembley showdown with Leicester.
Hasenhüttl: I know what this would mean to the fans
Ralph Hasenhüttl on facing Leicester for the chance to reach a first FA Cup final in 18 years.
Press conference (part two): Hasenhüttl on Leicester cup tie
The manager previews Sunday's Emirates FA Cup semi-final.
Video: Redmond's interrogation
Watch the winger deal with some probing questions.
Gallery: Final touches
Putting the finishing touches on semi-final preparations at Staplewood.
Press conference (part one): Hasenhüttl previews FA Cup semi-final
The manager ahead of Sunday's cup clash with Leicester.
FA Cup Sunday: Your online matchday guide
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No fresh injury concerns ahead of Leicester cup tie
Ralph Hasenhüttl updates on the fitness of his squad.
Forster wants Wembley redemption
Goalkeeper sets sights on rewriting history for the club he loves.
Classic match: Saints hit four at Filbert Street
Anders Svensson scored twice in a big win on the road in 2001.
Gallery: Working towards Wembley
Gearing up for an outing at Wembley Stadium, with Emirates FA Cup semi-final weekend in view.
Tactical Watch: Ings can inspire Wembley win
Sam Tighe analyses how Saints can book their place in the final.
Classic match: Leicester turnaround inspires great escape
Victory at The Dell sparked a flurry of wins to secure survival in 1998/99.
LEI vs SOU As It Happened
- Southampton face Leicester City at Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup semi-finals
- Leicester had the better of the first half chances as it remains level at the break
- Kelechi Iheanacho breaks the deadlock on 55 minutes
- Leicester progress onto the final against Chelsea on May 15th
FULL-TIME: Leicester 1-0 Saints
Leicester progress thanks to Kelechi Iheneacho's second half strike. Saints pushed hard after going behind, but ultimately didn't test the Foxes enough to force an equaliser. Leicester will go on to face Chelsea in the final on the 15th May.
Free-kick for Saints...
Up comes Forster...
A long ball into the box fails to meet the target
Vestergaard and others were up, but it falls into the hands of Schmeichel.
Yellow Card for Jan Bednarek (Southampton)
Late booking for Bednarek for a foul on Vardy.
Four minutes added time...
COME ON SAINTS!
Maddison shoots just wide
Another opportunity for the Foxes' number ten, firing a fierce effort just wide of the far post.
Maddison fires over
Good chance for Maddison, found in space by Iheneacho, who can't hit the target for a good position.
Saints deal with Leicester free-kick
Albrighton fires a ball in, followed by a bit of head tennis and a clearance as Saints look to reclaim possession,
Slight break as Wesley Fofana is treated
Players reflect and put on the fluids with less than 20 minutes to go.
Lively since the goal 🤞
Ings bursts into the box, hounded out by two Leicester defenders as Saints grow into the game.
DIALLO INCHES AWAY! 😱
Diallo on the half volley draws gasps around Wembley, but it's just wide of the target.
Keep going, Saints!
Ings bursts into the box...
Another positive run and attack by Saints, with Ings being hounded out eventually by multiple Leicester defenders.
Chances for Adams and Diallo 😫
Ings lays off Adams, whose shot is blocked into the path of Diallo who could only shoot over.
It's all Saints since the goal
Positive signs after the game's opener, let's build on this!
Djenepo leads the Saints break
Moussa Djenepo runs down the left wing, looking to fire in a cross but instead wins a corner.
Leicester break and Iheanacho bundles in
Vardy bursts down the left flank, cutting the ball back for Iheanacho who doesn't convert his first effort but makes it count second time around.
Kelechi Iheanacho (55’) | 1 – 0
Vestergaard heads over! 😔
Ward-Prowse finds Vestergaard, who can't control his header so misses the target.
Yellow Card for Çaglar Söyüncü (Leicester City)
The first Foxes booking of the evening, Soyuncu late on Kyle Walker-Peters.
Into the second half...
Big half, big ambitions, let's get it!
HALF-TIME: Leicester 0-0 Saints
All square at Wembley as both sides are looking to feel their way into the game. Leicester have had the better of the slim number of chances but Saints are certainly still in this one. It sets up an interesting second half to come.
Smart move from Stu and Prowsey! 🧐
The two midfielders combine well before the latter is fouled, resulting in another opportunity for the skipper to fire a ball into the box from out wide.
Another opportunity for the Foxes
Evans at the back post headers back across goal, where a combination of Vardy, Walker-Peters and Forster inside the six-yard box results in a Leicester corner.
Ndidi headers just over from the near post
Leicester came close from the resulting corner.
Catasgna's cross well cleared by Vestergaard
Leicester break again, winning a corner from this latest move.
Bertrand has a sight
The training ground corner routine (kinda!) works, falling to Bertrand who couldn't react in time
Armstrong wins a corner!
Good play from the Scot, let's make something from this!
BIG chance for Vardy...
Leciester break, Tielemans plays through Jamie Vardy who, under pressure from Bednarek, can't find the target from a narrowing angle.
...so close to Vestergaard's head! 😫
So close to meeting the great Dane at the back post, but Leicester do well to clear.
Walker-Peters caught and wins a free-kick...
Good run from our full-back, giving Ward-Prowse an opportunity to swing a ball in for the first time this evening.
Ings drives forward
Good run from Danny Ings, but no foul given as he clashes with Soyuncu
Perez's cross just misses Iheanacho at the far
Good move from Leicester, Perez looking for Iheanacho at the back post but the cross just misses his team mate.
Vardy tests Forster
Leciester's number nine skips into space on the edge of the box, well deflected by Vestergaard and then well claimed by Forster.
Clever feet, Moussa! ⚡️
Good control from our winger, skipping past a few players but a heavy final touch letting him down.
Perez breaks but doesn't take his chance
The Foxes' winger cuts in from the left flank but doesn't make the most of the position he get's himself into, before Vestergaard clears away.
Good high press! 👊
Saints push Leicester back and win back possession through Armstrong inside the Foxes' half, but Redmond's eventual cross is slightly too heavy.
Great tracking from Stu! 💪
Leicester look to have us outnumbered but Stuart Armstrong sprints back and nicks the ball off of Perez's foot, great work!
Djenepo looks to feed Ings 👏
A lovely long ball from Moussa looking to play in Ings but Kasper Schmeichel is quick off the mark.
Djenepo wins a free-kick as Saints build
Moussa's close control works in our favour as we look to move up the field.
Yellow Card for Ibrahima Diallo (Southampton)
An early booking for our young midfielder.
Perez shoots just wide
Leicester break forward before Perez looks to curl an effort wide of the far post.
We're UNDER WAY! 🙌
Here we go...
The teams are out at Wembley 👊
Let's go, Saints! How are we all feeling at home?18.27
Saints fans: assemble 🥰
Wherever you're tuning in from today, we hope we can deliver a good result 😇18.10
Leicester team confirmed
Starting XI: Schmeichel (c), Castagne, Söyüncü, Evans, Fofana, Ricardo, Ndidi, Tielemans, Pérez, Iheanacho, Vardy.
Subs: Ward, Amartey, Thomas, Choudhury, Mendy, Praet, Albrighton, Ünder, Maddison.17.33
SAINTS TEAM CONFIRMED 😇
Starting XI: Forster, Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Bertrand, Diallo, Ward-Prowse [c], Armstrong, Djenepo, Redmond, Ings.
Subs: McCarthy, Stephens, Salisu, Jankewitz, Ferry, Tella, Walcott, Nlundulu, Adams.17.30
Fraser Forster 👑
Fraser Forster has played in all four of Southampton's FA Cup fixtures so far this season and is yet to concede a single goal. Hear what he had to say ahead of the Leicester clash at Wembley.17.21
Hear from the boss 🎙
It's been a big week of preparations for Ralph Hasenhüttl, hear what he had to say ahead of today's semi-final.17.00
It was an all south-coast affair for Saints in the quarter-finals, as Saints faced AFC Bournemouth in hopes of booking their place at Wembley. Saints ran out convincing 3-0 winners at Bournemouth, where Nathan Redmond's inspired display saw him assist Moussa Djenepo's opener and score the following two goals.16.30
we're very focused on this cup run. of course we want to create history and do something special for this club, and for ourselves."kyle walker-peters
Marching on from Molineux 😇
For the first time in this campaign Saints were forced on the road in the FA Cup, facing Wolves at Molineux. Danny Ings and Stuart Armstrong both scored to earn Southampton their place in the quarter-finals of the competition.16.10
Knocking out the cup holders 🏆
In the fourth-round of this year's Emirates FA Cup competition, Saints saw off Arsenal 1-0 at St Mary's. Whether Kyle Walker-Peters got the goal or the assist, Saints ensured their place in the fifth round of the competition was secure.15.50
A trip down memory lane 🎥
Before Saints face Leicester later this afternoon, let's take a look at the journey so far. To kick-start their campaign, Saints beat Shrewsbury 2-0 to book their place in the fourth round of the competition. Dan Nlundulu netted on his debut start for the club, while James Ward-Prowse was on hand to secure the victory with a trademark free-kick.15.30
the fa cup is a very traditional competition, the most known around the world, and this is the reason why everybody loves it so much."ralph hasenhüttlsouthampton manager
Match Pack: Leicester City vs Saints
Check out our Match Pack for all the stats and facts ahead of today's semi-final clash.10.22
Welcome to Wembley 😇
Happy FA Cup semi-final day, Saints fans! The sun is shining over Wembley Stadium as Southampton get ready to battle Leicester City for a place in the Emirates FA Cup Final! The winner will face Chelsea on May 15 after they claimed a 1-0 victory over Manchester City yesterday.10.18
LEI vs SOU Line Ups
Kasper Schmeichel (GK) (C)
Ricardo PereiraMarc Albrighton (60′)
Ayoze PérezJames Maddison (69′)
Fraser Forster (GK)
Ryan BertrandMohammed Salisu (85′)
Kyle Walker-PetersNathan Tella (84′)
Moussa DjenepoTheo Walcott (72′)
James Ward-Prowse (C)
Nathan RedmondChe Adams (59′)
LEI vs SOU Match Stats
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