3 ways Ward-Prowse came of age vs Inter
Southampton recorded a historic 2-1 win against Inter Milan in the Europa League at St Mary’s on Thursday night, and the result will live long in the memories of Saints supporters.
It means Claude Puel’s side know that they will qualify for the knockout stages of the competition if they triumph away at Sparta Prague on the next matchday.
Some fans would have been worried when the Frenchman decided to once again rotate his squad and make five changes to the team that lost 2-0 to Chelsea last Sunday, but the players that came into the starting XI did the club proud.
One of those was midfielder James Ward-Prowse, who arguably had his best match in a Southampton shirt against the Italian giants.
The 22-year-old has sometimes struggled to impose himself on games when he has started, but it was different story under the St Mary’s floodlights – coming of age in front of our very eyes.