Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Southampton Show They Can Beat The Best

Southampton Show They Can Beat The Best

Having Beaten Norwich at Carrow Road and then Caning Huddersfield at St Mary's, Dan feels that the defeat of Leeds emphasises the strengths of the team.On their day Saints are almost unplayable.

But the inconsistencies such as the draws at Exeter and Wycombe, who are both in the relegation zone, and the defeat at Tranmere have shown that they are not yet the finished article.

The main problem has been when playing teams that a promotion hunting side would expect to beat. The incosistent manner in which we play has to be eradicated. We have to be able to perform well against the lesser teams just as we do against the better.

The left back said after the game, 'We set out to show everyone what a good team we are and hopefully we have done that. We have shown that we can beat the best in the league, now we have to show we can do it week in week out.'

'We have another game on Tuesday to prove that and hopefully get another three points and another good performance. We wanted to put the disappointment of last week behind us and we did. We showed both sides of our game aginst Leeds.'

He went on to say how pleasing it was, to see how hard the creative players worked when the team had to dig in. 'It's pleasing as a back five that they can do that,' he added.

The team now has to show that it can perform week in week out. That it is prepared to fight for the right to play when necessary.



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

Writer:SFC Forever
Date:Monday March 15 2010
Time: 12:44PM

Comments

0
Let's hope that we can deliver what we say then Dan. Two more must win games this week and both against teams hoping to make the playoffs.
VS sparkle
15/03/2010 17:31:00
0
Dan has done a lot better than I had expected. He has been a really positive player. He has his limits but he always gives his all.
sfc4ghg
15/03/2010 22:09:00
0
What is the point of beating the best and then losing weakly.
VSrednwhite
17/03/2010 22:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Audio - Koeman & Long Talk Swansea

Manager Ronald Koeman and goalscorer Shane Long have both given their thoughts following the Swansea game.

Stats: Swansea City v Southampton

All the stats from Swansea City (0) vs (1) Southampton, Liberty Stadium, 13/2/16 Att: 20,890

Swansea v Southampton - Teamsheets!

Southampton go to the Liberty Stadium as the visitors to Swansea for the latest league match. This is a 3pm kick-off and the line ups have been confirmed.

Koeman Previews Swansea

Manager Ronald Koeman has now head his pre Swansea City press conference and admitted it will be a tough game so we have to keep our defensive organisation in the match.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
Profile
Vital Saint
Profile
Matt Gardner
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster0%
van Dijk0%
Fonte0%
Bertrand0%
Ward-Prowse0%
Clasie0%
Romeu0%
Targett0%
S Davis0%
Long100%
Pelle0%
Sub - Soares0%
Sub - Austin0%
Sub - Yoshida0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 26 11 8 7 41 9
6 Southampton 26 11 7 8 40 10
7 West Ham 26 10 10 6 40 9
8 Watford 26 10 6 10 36 1
9 Stoke 26 10 6 10 36 -5
10 Everton 26 8 11 7 35 11
11 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
12 Chelsea 26 8 9 9 33 2
13 Crystal Palace 26 9 5 12 32 -5
14 WBA 26 8 8 10 32 -8
15 AFC Bournemouth 26 7 7 12 28 -14
16 Swansea 26 6 9 11 27 -10
17 Norwich 26 6 6 14 24 -20
18 Newcastle 26 6 6 14 24 -22
19 Sunderland 26 6 5 15 23 -18
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 3:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 2 2016 3:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Southampton Results (view all)