Match ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Southampton 1.
Charlie Austin scored a late winner as Southampton beat Brighton in the Carabao Cup second round.
Austin met Nathan Redmond's cross to head home in the 88th minute and give 2017 runners-up Saints their first win of the season.
Southampton keeper Angus Gunn, a £12.5m summer signing making his first start, twice denied striker Viktor Gyokeres.
Substitute Austin had a shot blocked on the line by Bernardo before scoring the winner minutes later.
Southampton, runners-up in 2017, almost went ahead in the eight minute when Mohamed Elyounoussi was denied at close range by Brighton keeper keeper David Button before Maya Yoshida's follow-up was cleared off the line.
Southampton made 10 changes to the team that lost 2-1 to Leicester on Saturday.
There were also 10 changes for Brighton, with record signing Alireza Jahanbakhsh making his full debut.
Brighton, beaten 1-0 by Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday, also named under-23 players Ben Barclay, Will Collar and Gyokeres in their starting line-up.
- 13GroßSubstituted forPröpperat 63'minutes
- 8BissoumaBooked at 32mins
- 7KayalSubstituted forConnollyat 90'minutes
- 14RomeuSubstituted forGallagherat 70'minutes
- 8DavisBooked at 41mins
- 17S ArmstrongSubstituted forRedmondat 81'minutes
- 20GabbiadiniSubstituted forAustinat 81'minutes
- Andre Marriner
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Southampton 1.
Nathan Redmond (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Yves Bissouma (Brighton and Hove Albion).
Attempt blocked. Nathan Redmond (Southampton) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Charlie Austin.
Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Aaron Connolly replaces Beram Kayal.
Foul by Charlie Austin (Southampton).
Bernardo (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Goal! Brighton and Hove Albion 0, Southampton 1. Charlie Austin (Southampton) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Nathan Redmond with a cross.
Attempt blocked. Davy Pröpper (Brighton and Hove Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Yves Bissouma.
Foul by Matt Targett (Southampton).
Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Brighton and Hove Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mohamed Elyounoussi.
Attempt blocked. Charlie Austin (Southampton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Gallagher.
Substitution, Southampton. Nathan Redmond replaces Stuart Armstrong.
Substitution, Southampton. Charlie Austin replaces Manolo Gabbiadini.
Attempt saved. Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jürgen Locadia.
Attempt saved. Sam Gallagher (Southampton) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jan Bednarek.
Delay over. They are ready to continue.
Delay in match Jan Bednarek (Southampton) because of an injury.