‘Still In The Race’: Saints Fans Expectations Continue To Increase


In a week where Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal and Spurs, as well as Manchester City – who potentially are now more leaning towards a top four race than title race – all won, Southampton’s late win on Tuesday evening against Crystal Palace could end up being all the more crucial.

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Saido Mane pounced on a Julian Speroni parry, following a James Ward-Prowse shot, and the Saints ended their poor run of form, having just won one game in five prior to meeting the Eagles.
After losing to Liverpool the weekend before, aspirations of the top four were appearing to be torn up, and should the form guide of read Southampton ‘one win in six’, you would have little confidence in them heading into this Sunday’s game at Chelsea.
However now, some momentum.
Which for the Southampton supporters is a welcome lift, heading into a business end of the season they wouldn’t of experienced before…