Hidden Numbers Reveal Why Southampton Are Struggling

 • by Football Whispers
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Southampton don’t deserve to be relegated from the Premier League, do they? That’s the debate we’re addressing in this week’s Three Minute Myths.

The south coast club’s head coach Mauricio Pellegrino has stuck to his possession-based principles despite the Saints’ poor form this season.

Southampton are 18th in the top flight with 11 games remaining yet continue to try to play their way out of trouble rather than hitting the ball long like many teams threatened by relegation tend to do.

So we sent Joel to the Saints’ FA Cup tie with West Brom at the weekend to gauge fans’ opinions, while David delves into the numbers of what has been a disappointing campaign.

What is to blame the Southampton’s failings? The style of play? The manager? Or the players? Watch the video above to find out.

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