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What The Bosses Said - Southampton 0-2 Latics

What The Bosses Said - Southampton 0-2 Latics



Wigan Athletic travelled to St. Mary's this afternoon to face Premier League new boys Southampton

After a goalless first half the Latics scored twice in the 2nd half through strikes by Franco Di Santo and new signing Arouna Koné, who opened his account in the 89th minute of the game

On the final whistle both mangers spoke to the press about the game, let's take a look at what they had to say:

Latics boss Roberto Martinez - 'I am delighted, as we knew we were coming in the worst possible moment to play them due to their winning momentum from their achievements to get into the Premier League.

'They put us under massive pressure early on, and from then on we composed ourselves and slowly grew into the game.

'It was a well worked performance and we had to be perfect in many aspects.

'The strikers live on great finishes and scoring goals. They did huge jobs for the team, and the goals were their reward.'


Saints boss Nigel Adkins - 'The Premier League is a relentless division. We had opportunities and didn't take them. You have to be ruthless, the harsh reality is you will be punished if you are not.

'Wigan scored their two goals with good finishes and our goalkeeper Kelvin Davies had nothing else to do but pick the ball out of his net.

'Goals change games, and 1-0 down with 20 minutes to go, you change your formation to get back into it; that is my responsibility.
br>'But the 4-4-2 saw them have far too much of the ball.'


So both bosses agree that we won because we scored!



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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Saturday August 25 2012
Time: 10:11PM

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Nice to get that first win under our belt, just got to say though all the best to Southampton for the rest of the season
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25/08/2012 22:15:00
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