EFL: Aribo's goal not enough for Southampton in defeat to Hull City

Published on: 21 February 2024

Super Eagles midfielder, Joe Aribo was on the score sheet for Southampton after coming in as a substitute in their lost 2-1 to Hull City in the English Football League on Tuesday night, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.

Hull City led 2-0 before the Nigerian pulled one back to set up a frenetic end at the Saint Mary's Stadium.

A rampaging first half for Hull saw Anass Zaroury open score in the 11th minute before Carvalho doubled the lead in the 36th minute.

The Saints tried to come back into the game making 3 substitutions with Adams, Brooks and Aribo coming in at the start of the second half.

The goal came 3 minutes to the end of the match as Che Adams rolled the ball back to Aribo in the box, whose first-time strike flied into the back of the net.

It was not enough as the Tigers took maximum points to move to 6th on the league standings while Southampton stay 4th.


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