“How do you sum up that match, do you’re feeling you deserved to take one thing from it?”
Ralph Hasenhuttl gave a really sincere verdict of his facet’s efficiency as Southampton have been crushed for a fifth straight Premier League match.
Their newest setback noticed them on a the flawed facet of a 3-2 scoreline in opposition to Newcastle in an enthralling contest at St James’ Park.
There have been some positives to take with Takumi Minamino scoring on his Saints debut – the Liverpool loanee firing into the roof of the web on 30 minutes.
In the meantime, captain James Ward-Prowse scored a shocking free-kick early within the second half which arrange a Grandstand end.
Nonetheless, the house facet have been decreased to 10 males on 50 minutes when Jeff Hendrick acquired his second bookable offence.
They then went all the way down to 9 when Fabian Schar was stretchered off with a knee damage. Steve Bruce was unable to interchange him having already used his three substitutes.
However the factor that disenchanted Hasenhuttl essentially the most was the way in which Southampton conceded. Newcastle’s second noticed the ball come off Jan Bednarek earlier than moving into, whereas their third got here after errors by Alex McCarthy and Ryan Bertrand.
Saints have slipped all the way down to twelfth within the desk and Hasenhuttl known as on his gamers to point out they’re not only a staff ‘that desires to be good.’
He mentioned: “The way in which we conceded is way too simple. It’s not the way in which you may defend within the Premier League.
“It’s at all times tough to come back again. We scored twice, had a couple of probabilities, however if you defend like this it’s laborious to get factors, it’s so easy.
“You possibly can discuss having one or two extra males however it’s not simple to attain if you defend effectively.
“We have to discover the reset button and discover the behaviours that we confirmed earlier within the season. I knew it was a tricky second now after the final recreation however if you begin like we did then it’s at all times instantly the primary drawback, each probability was a objective and it was too simple.
“We should struggle again to the way in which we have been enjoying earlier than, the Premier League is an extended season. To be constant over 38 video games is the distinction between a superb staff and a staff that desires to be good.”