LONDON – Southampton manager, Ronald Koeman, praised his team’s solid performance against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Friday (12/26/2014). The Saints won 3-1.
Appearance Soton start consistently after being stuck in a negative period. In the Boxing Day game, the three goals scored by Sadio Mane Southampton, Ryan Bertrand, and Toby Alderweireld.
“I am very happy and we are very solid. We scored some good goals and defended well,” said Koeman reported by BBC Sport, Saturday (12/27/2014).
“We can reduce long passes and frontal, physical game Crystal Palace and that’s the key. We knew we had a better quality, but this game will be a battle and we are well-prepared,” he continued.
Soton now occupies the fourth position in the standings with 32 points. They will then host Chelsea at St. Mary’s Stadium on Sunday (12/28/2014) future.