Championship: Aribo shines, scores 96th-minute winner for Southampton at Birmingham

Joe Aribo was the hero as Southampton defeated Birmingham City 4-3 at the St Andrew’s on Saturday.

The attacking midfielder was named among the substitutes.

The Nigeria international took the place of William Smallbone 20 minutes from time.

Aribo netted the winning goal deep into stoppage time pouncing from a corner to to fire the ball into the net.

The 27-year-old has now scored three goals in 24 league appearances for the Saints this season.

The win boosted Southampton’s promotion bid.

The club currently occupy fourth position on the table with 70 points from 35 games.