Southampton fans are pinching themselves after fighting back to beat Inter Milan

It’s a great night to be a Southampton fan.

The Saints beat Inter Milan 2-1 to secure a famous victory that takes them to the brink of the Europa League’s knockout stages.

Not only that but it was an impressive comeback – they recovered from going a goal behind and missing a first-half penalty. And it means they climb to second in Group K, establishing a three-point lead over Hapoel Be’er Sheva in third.

Yuto Nagatomo’s 69th-minute own goal decided the game, after Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk had cancelled out Mauro Icardi’s first-half opener for the Italian visitors. Dusan Tadic missed from the spot on the stroke of half-time, but it didn’t prove decisive.

Fans are a bit shocked still TBH.

Everyone’s just so impressed with how far the Saints have come.

Van Dijk in particular impressed people on Twitter.

Respective home and away fixtures with Hapoel and group leaders Sparta Prague are now to come for Southampton.

Draws in each would suffice, but first place is possible for Claude Puel’s team.

And after tonight’s performance, who knows…

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