Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl admits ‘frustration’ after the Saints undergo hammering in defeat at Tottenham, admitting his facet had ‘issues with Spurs high quality’
- Southampton went forward by means of James Ward-Prowse’s very good volley
- However Tottenham fought again to file a thumping 4-1 victory on Saturday
- Mohammed Salisu guided the ball into his personal internet to cap a depressing afternoon
Ralph Hasenhuttl discovered it not possible to hide his dismay after Southampton crashed to a heavy defeat at Tottenham and prolonged their horrible run of Premier League type into the brand new marketing campaign.
‘It is irritating however not fully stunning that this recreation can go in such a route,’ sighed Saints boss Hasenhuttl after the 4-1 hammering at Spurs. ‘I haven’t got the sensation we’re fully misplaced however we had issues with all this high quality they’ve.
‘We performed towards possibly the perfect strikers on the earth right here. If you must defend one towards one it is robust, and never stunning for me. We’re nonetheless unable to maintain a clear sheet and we had been fairly removed from one right this moment.’
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl was dismayed after Saturday’s defeat at Tottenham
James Ward-Prowse gave Southampton the lead at Spurs however they held the lead for lower than 10 minutes and disintegrated within the second half.
‘We had a superb begin,’ stated Hasenhuttl. ‘We had been courageous, had good moments, scored a superb purpose. It felt somewhat bit just like the opponents switched into the subsequent gear and we could not comply with after the primary 20 minutes.
‘They seem to be a sturdy facet. They’ve strengthened their staff. They’ve high quality all over the place. It was irritating to see how large the hole is, to be trustworthy.’
The guests took the lead by means of James Ward-Prowse’s very good volley after 12 minutes
Mohamed Salisu’s personal purpose, slicing a easy clearance into his personal internet for Tottenham’s third, summed the efficiency up.
‘That is particular person high quality,’ stated Hasenhuttl. ‘It’s straightforward to clear the ball with the correct foot. That is merely not adequate at this degree.
‘It is not straightforward to cease particular person errors however we are going to work on this, to seek out options. We all know the Premier League exhibits your each weak spot. It is robust to defend right here however we are going to discover a option to do it higher.’
Southampton’s Mohammed Salisu guided the ball into his personal internet to cap a depressing day