Southampton come back to overcome Inter Milan in the Europa League

Saints defeated the Italian giants who are going through a rough spell

Southampton, Virgil van Dijk,

Southampton's Virgil van Dijk celebrates scoring during the Europa League group K stage soccer match between Southampton and Internazionale at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Southampton have achieved a milestone win over Italian giants Inter Milan in the Europa League after coming from a goal down at half-time.

They beat the three-time European Cup/Champions League winners 2-1 in the closing stages at St Mary's.

Mauro Icardi gave Inter the lead on 33 minutes.

But Claude Puel's Southampton had a chance to level in first half stoppage time.

However, Dusan Tadic failed to convert from the penalty spot.

But in a five minute spell from the 64th minute, Southampton managed to not just level but go in front.

Centre-back Virgil van Dijk applied the finish for the equaliser.

And Tadic's cross went in off Inter full-back Yuto Nagatomo for the winner.

Southampton are now second in Group K, two points behind Sparta Prague.

Inter are bottom of the group in a nightmare start to the season which has seen manager Frank De Boer sacked already.