Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Saga Denies Norwich

Saga Denies Norwich

Marek Saganowski's 78th minute header completed Southampton's comeback last night at Carrow Road.

The Canaries were two goals up at the break thanks to goals from Mark Fortheringham and Wes Hoolahan. But Mark Wotte, in his first game as manager for the Saints made a tactical change at half time and the Saints came out a different side.

Wotte decided to place two up front with Saganowski and David McGoldrick now working together to try and get the south coast side back into the game. Their rewards were paid off when substitute Kayne McGlaggon's deflected strike found the net and the Saints were on their way to a crucial point.

Just 12 minutes before the end, right back Lloyd James' inch perfect cross was met powerfully by Polish international Marek Saganowski and the comeback was now complete.

That was Saganowski's second goal in two games since returning from his loan spell with Aalborg.

Manager Mark Wotte, considering the score at half time has had a fine start as Southampton manager, and the Dutchman will be looking to build on this result with Saturday's home tie against Swansea.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Abe Hawken
Date:Wednesday January 28 2009
Time: 12:26PM

Comments

0
Such a good result. Saga does it again, why did we loan him!?!?! Is Wotte the man to keep us up!?! Hopefully we can beat swansea at st.marys on saturday...
sfc123
28/01/2009 12:32:00
0
Swansea are flying. If we win it would be a massive boost for the fans
Jesus_02
29/01/2009 08:27:00
0
Yeah I know, that Jason Scotland is bound to score. Our poor home form needs to change sometime soon, surely! Hopefully we can catch the Swans off guard on Saturday. It's another massive game, and with tuesday's result the boys must be full of confidence. COYR!
abesaint
29/01/2009 12:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Baltimore In July For Southampton

Following the announcement of the return to Holland the other day, Southampton have now confirmed that the first team will be heading to Baltimore for a pre season training...

Saints Retain Category 1 Academy Status

Southampton have today been awarded a new three year Category One licence for our Academy set up.

Wanyama Completes Tottenham Switch

Southampton have today confirmed the expected move of midfielder Victor Wanyama to Tottenham Hotspur.

Pellegrini Ruled Out Of Saints Job

It's being reported today that former potential favourite, ex Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini, will not be taking the job on at St Mary's.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Profile
Vital Saint
Editor email
Profile
Matt Gardner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Palace MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster10%
Martina1%
Fonte2%
van Dijk8%
Bertrand4%
Wanyama2%
Romeu2%
Mane6%
Davis36%
Tadic20%
Long4%
Sub - Pelle2%
Sub - Ward-Prowse1%
Sub - Austin2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Mark Clutterbrook3