Southampton dominated against West Ham on Tuesday night, but just couldn’t find the crucial winning goal, despite their opponents having 10-men for a large portion of the game, reports BBC
Southampton had 21 chances against their London opponents, but just couldn’t ripple the back of the net. The home side just couldn’t create a clear-cut chance to go ahead in the game, and West Ham’s stoic defending held out.
In the second-half, the Hammers went down to 10-men after goalkeeper Asdrian was sent off for handball outside of his area. The Spaniard looked to have been felled by Southampton forward Sadio Mane before committing the handball, but the referee believes otherwise.
The man advantage saw Southampton dominate the last 30 minutes, but Sam Allardyce’s men held out for a big point away from home. Saints had chance from Sadio Mane that were cleared off the line, but manager Ronald Koeman was critical of his attackers’ failure to make the man advantage count.
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