Lambert thrilled to net late Southampton winner

Southampton striker Ricki Lambert admits hitting the winner at West Bromwich Albion capped off the perfect week for the England hero.

Southampton striker Ricki Lambert admits hitting the winner at West Bromwich Albion capped off the perfect week for the England hero.

Lambert - whose third child was born on the same day he was called up for the Scotland game - said he was "overjoyed" with how the last few days had gone for him.

He told Southampton's official website after the Albion match: "It's a great way to finish the week.

"It'll be a week that I'll never forget in my life and to finish it off with a win for Saints is superb."

On his penalty, he added: "I tried to just whack it into that corner and thankfully, it's gone right into the corner because I think he (Baggies goalkeeper Ben Foster) has got fingertips to it as well.

"I knew I'd caught it sweet because it would have been a hell of a save, if he'd saved it."

 
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