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Summary

  1. Southampton XI: Forster, Martina, Fonte, van Dijk, Bertrand, Wanyama, Romeu, Mané, Davis, Tadic, Long.
  2. Palace XI: Speroni; Ward, Mariappa, Delaney, Souare; Mutch, McArthur, Jedinak (c), Puncheon; Gayle, Adebayor.

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By Tim Oscroft

All times stated are UK

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    BBC Sport

    Sadio Mane celebrates his goal

    Tim Oscroft

    BBC Sport

    Southampton qualify for the Europa League and end with their highest Premier League points total with victory over Crystal Palace.

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  2. FULL-TIME

    Southampton 4-1 Palace

    All over at St Mary's.

  3. INJURY TIME

    Southampton 4-1 Palace

    The last knockings here, Saints are heading to Europe again.

  4. Post update

    Southampton 4-1 Palace

    Pelle chested down a cross, and Davis slammed the ball low past Speroni for an emphatic strike. All over now.

  5. GOAL

    Southampton 4-1 Palace

    Steve Davis (86 mins)

  6. SUBSTITUTION

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    Charlie Austin is on for Shane Long, who gets a huge ovation from the home fans.

  7. SUBSTITUTION

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    Martin Kelly replaces Joel Ward.

  8. CLOSE!

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    Mane goes close again, blasting the ball over from an angle when Pelle could have been the better option in the middle.

  9. CLOSE!

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    Sadio Mane nearly gets his second, curling a shot from the edge of the box just past the post with Speroni beaten.

  10. SUBSTITUTION

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    Lee Chung-Yong is on for James McArthur.

  11. CLOSE!

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    There's life in this one yet, Jason Puncheon hits a shot just wide across the face of goal, and it was inches away from a touch for Emmanuel Adebayor.

  12. 75 mins

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    Sadio Mane went down under pressure from Mariappa and Souare, so Bertrand stepped up to flip it high to Speroni's right. The 'keeper got a fingertip to it, but not enough.

    Game over now?

  13. GOAL

    Southampton 3-1 Palace

    Ryan Bertrand (75 mins)

    Ryan Bertrand
  14. PENALTY

    Southampton 2-1 Palace

    Mike Oliver awards the Saints a spot kick.

  15. Post update

    Southampton 2-1 Palace

    Mane floats in a fine, teasing cross for Shane Long, whose header lands on the roof of the net.

  16. YELLOW CARD

    Southampton 2-1 Palace

    Pelle gets booked for a clumsy one on Souare.

  17. SUBSTITUTION

    Southampton 2-1 Crystal Palace

    Dusan Tadic, James Ward-Prowse comes on for the 19th time as a replacement this term. The Serb gets a standing ovation as he trundles off.

  18. Post update

    Southampton 2-1 Crystal Palace

    James McArthur sees a shot blocked, then Joel ward hooks his follow-up effort well wide. Southampton are shaken, Palace very much on the front foot for now.

  19. Post update

    Southampton 2-1 Crystal Palace

    I was about to say that was all-but game over when Saints scored, but it's game on now, that's for sure.

  20. Post update

    Southampton 2-1 Crystal Palace

    Forster's push away from a corner landed with Jason Puncheon, who cut onto his left and fired in a screamer of a shot that fizzed over the head of Emmanuel Adebayor. No-one was stopping that!