Mark Hughes bemoans Southamptons finishing

first_imgMark Hughes is disappointed with Southampton’s effort in front of goal as he admits they have anxiety in the final third after they failed to score in five straight games.More worrying for Mark Hughes is that this the first time since 2001 that Southampton have failed to find the net in five straight Premier League matches.Despite being the better side, Southampton failed to score against an organized Newcastle United defense as both teams settled for a point in the goalless game.Hughes is now encouraging his players to have more freedom in the 18-yard, be creative and take some risks if necessary.Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“Clearly we’ve got a little bit of anxiety in our finishing. Sometimes, we snatch at things, sometimes we need cool heads, or need to take a shot instead of an extra pass, which is understandable given our recent results.” Hughes told Sky Sports.“With a little bit more luck, I think we would’ve deserved the win, but we take the positive of the clean sheet and move on.“We’ve got this bit of an anomaly of results at home that we need to get over, as then we can really build our season.”last_img

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