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Half-Time Report: Sunderland leading through Emanuele Giaccherini goal

Sunderland lead Southampton 1-0 with a third-minute goal.

Sunderland are beating Southampton 1-0 at half time in today's Premier League match.

Paolo Di Canio's side took the lead in the third minute with a headed goal from Emanuele Giaccherini, who met Sebastian Larrson's outswinging corner.

Sunderland's Emanuele Giaccherini is mobbed by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Sunderland on August 24, 2013© Getty Images

There was an immediate response from the Saints, but Jay Rodriguez's strike was ruled out for offside.

Rickie Lambert almost got the equaliser when he met James-Ward Prowse's cross, but Kieren Westwood clawed it away.

More good work by Ward-Prowse saw the ball fall for Rodriguez but his shot deflected wide for a corner.

Sunderland claimed for a penalty but Jozy Altidore's fall failed to convince the referee.

The home side then had their own penalty appeal when Jose Fonte went down in the box trying to reach Ward-Prowse's free kick.

Fonte was again in the action soon after, when his shot from 35 yards drifted wide.

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