A clean sheet was important, says Fonte

By SFC Media Sun 02 Oct Leicester vs Saints

Captain José Fonte felt Saints were the more fluid of the two sides in the goalless draw with Leicester City.

Charlie Austin went close on two occasions, hitting the post in the first-half with a well-struck volley before seeing his lobbed effort saved by Kasper Schmeichel after the interval.

Claude Puel’s men couldn’t quite prise open Leicester’s defence, but Fonte was delighted with another shutout at the other end.

He explained: “I thought we had more control and certainly more possession in areas where we could be dangerous.

“We had chances to score more than them so we’re a bit disappointed not to get three points but they’re a good side and it’s another clean sheet which is important.

“It’s clear to see we are a fluid team who are making good chances. We are making good movements and getting into good areas.

“We had the chances today and unfortunately we couldn’t put them away but we’ve been working on it and the goals will come.”

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