Birmingham – Southampton will face severe matches starting this weekend. Ronald Koeman was looking forward to face Manchester City to show the quality of the Saints.
City, Arsenal and Manchester United, became opponents in a row will be faced by Soton. City will be the first opponent that will be encountered in St. Mary’s Stadium on Sunday (11/30/2014).
Soton have a much less capital ahead of the game. The series of five victories they stopped after a 1-1 draw when treated Aston Villa.
In a match that took place at Villa Park was, Soton first miss thanks to goals from Gabriel Abonlahor. They could have equalized nine minutes from time Lewa goals from Nathaniel Clyne.
Soccernet noted that less skilled Soton take advantage of opportunities. Perform 15 trials, only four of which were met with the field. Koeman was aware of the need to fix the final settlement in order to achieve a good result against City.
“We knew that we would have a tough week, but we can not wait to face the City,” said Koeman at the BBC.
“It is a pleasure to play against a team like that and show our quality. But, to have the opportunity we need a little more quality in front of goal when compared with what we showed today,” said the manager of Dutch origin.