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The Saints ran out 2-0 winners against Newcastle United on Friday night thanks to goals in either half from Che Adams and Stuart Armstrong.
After the game, they tweeted a picture of the Premier League table showing them top with 16 points.
It was captioned "STOP THE COUNT" in a nod to Trump, who tweeted the now viral message on Thursday night after Joe Biden edged ahead in the 2020 US presidential election.
STOP THE COUNT!
- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 5, 2020
Sky Sports' Kelly Cates even got in on the action, joking that Southampton fans would be hoping the season ended now.
Nicely done, @KellyCates...:joy: pic.twitter.com/jAdZYWJi1c
- Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) November 6, 2020
Fans have reacted to the tweet and they think it's the best bit of trolling they've seen all year.
Never thought I'd be a Southampton fan, but this did it :joy::joy: https://t.co/RbAIDtJO2z
- Larry Nance Jr (@Larrydn22) November 6, 2020
Give whoever runs @SouthamptonFC a raise right now. https://t.co/OdBulV1Fmy
- Franklin Leonard (@franklinleonard) November 6, 2020
You know It's bad when soccer teams make fun of you https://t.co/TGLmYSWUQs
- Mike Ahern (@MikeAhern10) November 6, 2020
With all the legal games played we win easily, if they play the illegal games they still it from us. https://t.co/3F3gOaTlr2
- Toritseju (@justtoriam) November 6, 2020
GIVE THIS ADMIN A PAY-RISE :joy::joy::joy: https://t.co/xyKx9ynCDM
- David Munday (@DavidMunday815) November 6, 2020
Holy shit...:sweat_smile: What a tweet!! https://t.co/nezn353k38
- Leorume (@leorume7) November 6, 2020
God it is just pathetic how much I love this https://t.co/tOH7oL2OrO
- Archie Bland (@archiebland) November 6, 2020
This PL season will be full of never-ending banter :joy: https://t.co/yaKlwxMu0f- timam45 (@timam451) November 6, 2020
Adams put Ralph Hasenhuttl's side ahead inside eight minutes with a fine volley, after Miguel Almiron was dispossessed on the edge of the box.
Southampton would dominate the whole game but a second goal didn't come until the second half when Armstrong wriggled his way through to slot home past Karl Darlow.
Victory for the South coast side shows a remarkable turnaround from last autumn, when they were demolished 9-0 by Leicester City.
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