LONDON (AFP) – Ralph Hassantell has admitted that Southampton’s rise to the top of the Premier League was “a little scary” when he won his first-ever poll since 1988 against Nick Castle on Friday. Won by -0.
Goals from Che Adams and Stuart Armstrong ensured that Sampton Thampton ended the day at the top of the English top flight table for the first time since Chris Nicole’s team 32 years ago.
It is now Hasnattal in charge of the Saints and Austria has done a wonderful renaissance work on the South Coast.
A year after Leicester’s 9-0 draw at St. Mary’s, Southampton changed his leadership.
Maintaining their place at the top is likely to be a long way off, yet there is no reason why they should not dream of European qualification and a surprising bid to stay at the top four. .
“It’s amazing what my team does at the moment. Congratulations to all. Our fans will love it and they will paint a picture of the table, “said Hasnattal.
“Everyone was at a high level. It’s a little scary what we’re doing to be honest at the moment, but it’s not surprising when I see what we’re doing. “
Hussein Huttle recently claimed that he wanted his “pirate” team to be out of the spotlight, but their self-backlash would make that impossible.
“I just told the boys that we have invested a lot together during this time. We took many big steps forward. We are a strong force now, “said Hasnattal.
“We must go hungry and feel that anything is possible with this team.”
Sampton Thampton, winners of five of their last six matches, will be placed at the top by Everton if they beat Manchester United on Saturday.
If Everton slip, Liverpool are in second place, currently behind Southampton by a goal difference, Leicester and Tottenham all have a chance to move to first place by Sunday night.
Southampton’s top scorer Danny Ings was ruled out for several weeks with a knee injury in last week’s win at Aston Villa.
But Adams is emerging as a good finisher in his own right and he put Southampton ahead in the seventh minute.
Theo Walcott’s pressure was significant when he sharply attacked Miguel Almiron’s unique decision to try to smile under pressure within his own penalty area.
After stealing from Almiron, Walcott quickly put Adams on a cross, giving Carl Darlow a brilliant lead for the third goal in his last four games.
Pursuing hard work and purposeful attack, Walcott was completely transformed from the anonymous man he became at Everton before rejoining St. Thompton earlier this season.
Fed up with Mosa Dijenepo’s nimble flick, Walcott almost doubled Southampton’s lead before half-time and the curler almost widened from the edge of the field.
Sampton Thampton maintained his constant pressure after the break and the Real Romo’s 20 yards out was fired by Darlow at the bar.
Armstrong wrapped up the scoring in the 82nd minute when he stole possession from Sean Longstaff and cleverly made room for a low shot from the edge of the field that gave Darlow no chance.
– Burnley Frustration –
Burnley survived an unbeaten run this season when they were drawn 0-0 at Brighton.
The Claretts have made their worst start to a season and have gone eight games without a win since the end of the season.
Sean Deutsche’s side came under the table after the second point in seven games.
“There were moments when we had a good foothold and we defended well,” Deutsche said.
“We are never a million miles away. We need to go to the right of the margin. It needs to happen soon. ”
Brighton have won just one of their eight league games this season and are three points out of the relegation zone.