Puel assesses Palace threat

By SFC Media Tue 20 Sep Saints vs Palace

Claude Puel is expecting a stern examination of his side’s credentials when Crystal Palace visit St Mary’s tomorrow night.

The Eagles dispatched Stoke City 4-1 on Sunday to record successive Premier League victories for the first time since December 2015.

They are likely to field a strong side after going close to domestic cup success last season, narrowly losing out in the FA Cup final against Manchester United after extra-time.

Puel told Southampton’s official YouTube channel: “Palace are a good physical side who can play directly which makes it difficult to play against them.

“It’s important that we maintain a good concentration about our game and we hope to continue our good work.

“Perhaps at the end, there is a possibility that we could win the cup.”


Puel: We have confidence ahead of Palace
Reed: We can win EFL Cup
Saints vs Palace

Reed: We can win EFL Cup

Harrison Reed believes Southampton can win the EFL Cup, despite fighting on multiple fronts this season.

Fri 23 Sep
Highlights: Saints 2-0 Palace Reed thrilled for Hesketh after first senior goal
Gallery: Saints work towards West Ham clash
First team

Gallery: Saints work towards West Ham clash

Check out the best images from Thursday's session at Staplewood.

3 mins ago
Six Saints in Friday action St Mary's Football Group – 2016/17 financial results