Ralph Hasenhuttl: Southampton’s 9-0 defeat by Man Utd horrible, and hurts more than Leicester defeat

Ralph Hasenhuttl admitted Southampton’s 9-0 defeat by Manchester United on Tuesday was horrible, and harm more than final season’s related defeat by Leicester.

Hasenhuttl’s facet have been as soon as once more on the receiving finish of a record-equalling Premier League defeat as Manchester United ran riot over Southampton, who performed with 10 males for almost all of the sport, and ended with simply 9.

Alex Jankewitz’s pink after 79 seconds gave Saints a mountain to climb, and they have been 6-0 down thanks to objectives from Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Marcus Rashford, Jan Bednarek (personal objective), Edinson Cavani, Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay by the time Bednarek noticed pink for a controversial last-man problem.

Bruno Fernandes (pen), Martial once more and Dan James accomplished the 9-0 win, and though Hasenhuttl says his facet are in a greater place than they have been following the defeat by Leicester in October 2019, he mentioned the defeat hurts more.


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He mentioned after the sport: “We misplaced in a horrible means, and 90 minutes could be lengthy within the Premier League. We could not assist them from exterior. In the tip, it is somewhat little bit of a distinct state of affairs [to the 9-0 defeat by Leicester] as a result of we’re ready within the desk the place we’ve not been for a very long time.

“You do not want this end result to know what we have to do higher. It’s not that it hurts much less [than the last 9-0], the alternative, it hurts even more once you get this end result once more, however the crew is a distinct one now.

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“The crew is a distinct one now, that is the explanation we have performed season to this point. Let’s see how the season ends, it can finish higher than the final I feel.

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“It hurts, however I can not change it any more. It occurred. The solely means for us to go on is to indicate that we’re a greater crew that we confirmed right now.

“I can take this end result differently as a result of I do know this crew is working effectively, now we have had implausible video games. When nights like this occur, if you end up one man down after two minutes, what do you count on?


In October 2019, Hasenhuttl’s Saints have been additionally crushed 9-0 by Leicester

“It was unacceptable. The last five goals were too easy. I don’t have energy to discuss any tactical parts of the game because it doesn’t make sense. But the situation is a different one to the last one, because the season is a different one.”

Hasenhuttl did, nevertheless, admit he had recollections of the 9-0 defeat by Leicester in his thoughts as the sport wore on, saying: “I’m sure it enters their [the players] minds. I cannot deny that I didn’t have it in my mind. It’s like this.”

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He additionally advised BT Sport: “Yes [it is a nightmare night], it is powerful once you lose a participant after three minutes in opposition to such a crew. It’s already powerful to compete right here, not to mention with one man down.

“We’ve played a very good season so far and nobody expected that such an evening would come today. There were no signs, and this doesn’t reflect what we have given so far this season. It’s hard to explain what is going on in my mind, but we have to live with it again.”

‘I do not know what to say to Jankewitz’

Referee Mike Dean reveals a pink card to Southampton's Alex Jankewitz after simply 79 seconds

Jankewitz, simply 19, was making his full Premier League debut on Tuesday night time, and noticed pink for a horrific excessive sort out on McTominay. When requested concerning the teenager’s actions, Hasenhuttl admitted he did not know what to say to him.

He advised BT Sport: “I don’t know what I can say to him, the guys were helpless on the pitch after his immediate sending off. Then it’s gone very quick and you know the 90 minutes can be very long. Afterwards nobody speaks about the first or second player sent off, the result is there, and we have to live with it again.”

He mentioned within the post-match press convention: “It’s a young player who has to learn a lot, but today it was a horrible start for him.”

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Ole: Front gamers received their mojo again


Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer credited his gamers for his or her ruthlessness

The sport noticed Martial return to the scoresheet after seven with out a objective, whereas Rashford and Cavani received simply their second objective in 9 video games.

Solskjaer was delighted to see his entrance gamers again in goalscoring motion, and praised his facet for “playing properly” all through.

He advised BT Sport: “We have been ready for them [the front players] to indicate the magic, and tonight was the night time for them to go and get pleasure from, we’ve not had too a lot of them.

“They enjoyed it and there were some good performances. They have [recovered their mojo]. There were a lot of good performances and a result like this, scoring goals, is always good for the team.”

He then mentioned in his post-match press convention: “What I preferred concerning the efficiency was the starvation and angle to do the suitable issues, get higher and higher, observe the nice habits, and that is the one means we are able to enhance and get higher.

Marcus Rashford celebrates along with his team-mates after scoring the third objective

“You can see loads of things we were working on; but we don’t want to be predictable, we want to be a bit unpredictable, and that has to come from the players. The freedom, creativity and imagination was there. The performance was positive and something we can look at – of course you have to look at them having 10 men, but it’s never easy playing against 10 men either.”

Cavani and the in-form Luke Shaw have been introduced off at half-time, however Solskjaer insists each substitutions have been precautionary.

On Cavani, Solskjaer advised BT Sport: “Cavani was good but he got a bad tackle on his ankle, so there wasn’t any point taking risks. Hopefully it wont swell up too much.

On Shaw, he said: “He has performed very well. Of course now we have Alex [Telles], who can cowl for him and play effectively additionally, however the way in which Luke performs in the intervening time, with depth, excessive velocity operating, and the areas that appeared for him, you run the chance should you maintain doing that of getting injured. We needed Anthony, Donny [van de Beek] and Dan [James] to return on, in order that they have been the modifications we made.”

What’s subsequent?

Man Utd now host Everton on Saturday within the Premier League, stay on Sky Sports Premier League at 8pm, earlier than internet hosting West Ham within the FA Cup fifth spherical on Tuesday at 7.30pm.

Southampton go to Newcastle on Saturday at 3pm within the Premier League, earlier than a visit to Wolves within the FA Cup fifth spherical on Tuesday at 5.30pm.

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