Romeu looks ahead to "crucial" Fulham clash

By SFC Media time Mon 25 Feb Saints v Fulham
Photo by Matt Watson | Oriol Romeu

Oriol Romeu is not downplaying the importance of Wednesday night’s home clash with Fulham, as Southampton seek a return to winning ways at St Mary’s.

The visitors are seven points adrift of their hosts, with both sides eyeing victory to boost their survival chances after weekend defeats.

Midfielder Romeu is convinced Saints’ experience of digging deep to stay up last season will serve them well in the Premier League run-in, starting under the lights against the Londoners.

“It’s crucial,” he said. “It’s one of those that can help us recover from the situation we’re in right now. Alongside our fans, I think we can create something nice.

“We want to make sure Fulham are going to take nothing from us.

“There have been some tough results, especially in the last few minutes, but that’s something that can happen in football.

“This team has picked up from hard situations before, and I’m sure it will do it again.

“I’m pretty positive that, with the lads and the way we’re working, it’s the right way. Sooner or later we’re going to get our rewards.

“It’s a matter of keep working hard, keep doing the right things in training and the results and the points we need will have to come. 

“There are not many points, so we can’t throw many more away.”


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