GALLERY: The best photos from Saints' win over Stoke - Pelle celebration featured

We compile the best photos from Southampton's 3-2 win over Stoke City in the Capital One Cup.

Southampton's fine start to the season continued as they picked up a 3-2 win against Stoke City last night.

The Saints have climbed into second position in the Premier League table and their form is showing no signs of slowing down, with this cup success simply building more momentum for the club.

Ronald Koeman's side made hard work of seeing off the Potters, after taking a 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Graziano Pelle and Shane Long and being pegged back - but they will have been delighted to make it through nevertheless. 

Stoke had threatened to stage an unlikely comeback after Steven N'Zonzi and Mame Diouf tied the scores up at 2-2 but Pelle popped up again to fire in a last-minute winner. 

It puts Southampton into the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time in 10 years and the feel-good factor around the club continues to grow. Where will it all lead the club?

Here are the best pictures from their success last night!

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