Cédric: We must fight

By SFC Media Sat 04 Nov Saints v Burnley
Photo by Matt Watson | Cédric

Southampton defender Cédric did not shy away from the frustration that he was feeling after the team's 1-0 home defeat to Burnley.

Saints were beaten at St Mary's by a late Sam Vokes header, despite the hosts having had by far the better of the opportunities up to that point.

The result leaves the side with two wins from their opening seven home Premier League matches, and Cédric understands the frustration felt by the supporters, adding that he and the players share in it themselves.

However, the right-back stressed that they must continue to fight if they are to pull themselves out of this tough period.

"It's a very disappointing result in the end," said Cédric. "We fought a lot for the three points, we created a lot of chances here to win this game and, in the end, we didn't win it.

"It's a tough moment, of course. We want to give the three points for our fans, but, like I said, it's also very frustrating for ourselves.

it's frustrating for the fans, it's frustrating for us, but we need to keep fighting.

cédric
southampton defender

"I think we need to be more clinical. We created a lot of chances and we controlled the game, it's true. But, in the end, we didn't win, and in football in counts when you score goals.

"Here today we need maybe to be more ruthless and be more clinical, and in the last third believe that it's possible to win

"Of course, we like to control the game and have the ball, but in the end the most important thing is to win the game.

"It's frustrating for the fans, it's frustrating for us, but we need to keep fighting and keep believing that it's possible to come out of this tough moment."

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