Saints Lose First Pre Season Game
Sunday, 17th Jul 2022 07:39
Saints went down to RB Leipzig in the first game of their Austrian training week , but it was more of a kick around late on with a complete change of outfield players taking place, in truth little to be learned from this game.
Saints started four of their summer signings in a mix and match starting line up and the first half was keenly contested by both sides with the highlight being a superb save by Gavin Bazunu.
Alex McCarthy came on for the second half although the outfield line up stayed on.
The first goal of the game came on 54 minutes and it was the Germans who got it with a low free kick into the bottom corner.
On the hour it was all change and that sparked the equaliser, Will Smallbone crossing for Adam Armstrong, but the score line didn’t last long and RB were soon ahead again, a low shot across McCarthy asking questions of the keeper, a third was added with the last kick of the 90 minutes.
but there was more to come with a third period of 15 minutes being agreed, that didn’t,t help saints though and the game ended 3-1.
Not too much to be taken from this game other than we still need to get our act together in defence and we need a striker.
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