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Pelle and Shane Long score as Southampton beat Vitesse 3-0 in UEFA Europa League [Match Highlights]


Southampton made a successful return to European competition by defearing Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem in the first leg of their Europa League third qualifying round tie.

Playing their first Euro tie since 2003, Graziano Pelle opened the scoring with a right-foot shot after Sadio Mane's neat ball in.

Dusan Tadic converted a penalty to double the lead after Mane was tripped in the area on the stroke of half-time.

Substitutes Shane Long and Juanmi combined late on as Long headed home.

It was Saints' first win in European competition since 1981 and the two sides will meet again in the return leg in Arnhem next Thursday with Ronald Koeman's side in a strong position to go through.

Watch the Match highlights below:


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