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(Video) Southampton 8-0 Sunderland: Graziano Pelle Scores Twice as Saints Thump Black Cats

Gus Poyet’s side thrashed at the St Mary’s.

If Sunderland thought that things couldn’t get worse than the shock own goal that gave Southampton the lead in their encounter at St Mary’s, then they were to be proven sadly wrong on that score.

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Argentine Santiago Vergini netted this superb own goal to get the ball rolling on an absolute thumping.

Graziano Pello and Jack Cork converted opportunities to make 3-0 at the break and then things got much much worse.

Liam Bridcutt scores Sunderland’s second own goal of the day before Pelle calmly slotted home this effort to make it 5-0.

Dusan Tadic and Victor Wanyama scored two goals within a minute before sub Sadio Mane netted an eighth.

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