Slattery: A win could make a big difference

By SFC Media time Mon 13 Mar Man Utd U23 vs Saints U23
Photo by Naomi Baker | Callum Slattery

Callum Slattery has emphasised the importance of picking up all three points when Southampton Under-23s take on Manchester United.

Saints travel to Old Trafford on Monday night, and Slattery believes that there is a confident mood in the camp ahead of the crucial Premier League 2 tie.

“They are only a point ahead of us,” started the midfielder.

“So a win could make a big difference for us. We go into every game believing that we can get the win, and hopefully that’s what we can do on Monday.

“The points haven’t been coming our way recently but we know that we have it in us to get them. We know we can perform as a team, so it is just a matter of us coming together and showing that we are capable.”

Old Trafford is no new venue for Slattery, as the 18-year-old played a lead role in the 2-1 FA Youth Cup victory over United there back in December.

And although he is looking forward to returning, he is completely focussed on the task in hand.

“I always look forward to going to grounds and playing games,” he continued.

“It’s always nice to play at some of the best grounds in the world, but at the end of the day it is just another game for us. We need to go there and play as normal.

“I have good memories of going there in the FA Youth Cup earlier this year, but every game is different and we just need to focus on the game in front of us.”

Sims: We felt we should have won
Man Utd U23 vs Saints U23

Sims: We felt we should have won

Josh Sims believes Southampton Under-23s should have come away from Old Trafford with all three points.

timeTue 14 Mar
U23 Highlights: Man United 3-3 Saints photo U23s Gallery: Man United 3-3 Saints
St Mary’s 3D seat view now available
Season Tickets

St Mary’s 3D seat view now available

You can buy your 2020/21 Season Ticket online from just £399.

time1 hour ago
Djenepo shortlisted for Goal of the Season Ings receives Player of the Season nomination