PHOTO: Graziano Pelle posts dressing room celebration snap as Southampton beat Stoke

Southampton star Graziano Pelle starred as Southampton beat Stoke City.

Italian international Graziano Pelle and his Southampton teammates posed together in celebration after a narrow Capital One Cup win.

Ronaldo Koeman's side had let a 2-0 lead slip to Stoke City, before Pelle scored his second of the game, an 88th minute winner.

It means the striker has nine goals in 11 games since signing in the summer, and the club's 3-2 win has been rewarded with a quarter-final tie away to Sheffield United.

The cup run is the latest result in a dream start to the season for Southampton, who sit second in the Premier League as we reach November.

Playing away at Stoke is never an easy task, and it's little wonder Pelle and the rest of the Southampton squad appeared so delighted to continue their winning streak.

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