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Hasenhuttl bemused by Southampton’s capitulation

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Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl was left disappointed after his side threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 against Derby County on Saturday.

Saints had a two-goal advantage three minutes after the break as Nathan Redmond scored a stunner after Richard Keogh’s 4th-minute opening goal.

But Jack Marriott and Tom Lawrence both scored in the second half to cancel Southampton’s two-goal lead.

“They felt too comfortable after 2-0 because it was a very good performance until that moment,” Hasenhuttl told Sky Sports.

“After the break, the opposition tried to play more long balls because there was no way to go through our midfield pressing.

“For a long time we didn’t give chances away and at 2-0 they were too sure they would win the game.

“It’s a pity we didn’t win, now we have another game and it’s not something we want to have.

“We didn’t want this game, we had a good chance to go through and we gave it away. We have to do it again with more concentration and more passion until the end.”

 

 

 

 

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