Adams enjoying Armstrong link-up

By SFC Media time Sun 22 Aug Saints vs Man United
Photo by Matt Watson | Armstrong & Adams

Ché Adams spoke of plenty of positives for Saints following the 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Sunday, including his growing partnership with Adam Armstrong.

It was the new double-A partnership that linked up in the build-up to the first goal of the afternoon on the half-hour mark, with only the dubious goal panel in their way after later claiming the strike as a Fred own goal.

United came out for the second half firing and soon got their reward; Mason Greenwood fed by Paul Pogba before sliding an effort under Alex McCarthy in minute 54.

But Saints weren’t dampened by the equaliser, Adams and Armstrong combining again as latter almost claimed all three points for the hosts.

“Obviously with Prowsey, Ori [Romeu] and the others it’s second nature for me,” said the Scotland international.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: during the Premier League match between Southampton  and  Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on August 22, 2021 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Isabelle Field/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Moussa Djenepo (L) and Ché Adams (R) celebrate following the opener (Photo: Isabelle Field) 

“With Adam [Armstrong] it’s great to link up with him and we can only get better as games go on. It’s only our second game together. We’ll keep doing it and we’ll keep pushing forwards.

“When they got their goal we didn’t stand off them and we kept the pressure on high. We had a couple of chances towards the end where we could’ve gone and won it but as I said it’s another positive and another point against a big team.

“That’s what we worked on from last week [the second half performance]. We gave up some easy goals and we all knew that.

“It was about staying on top and not switching off at times and I think we did that well today.”


Saints earn a point against United
chevron right
Fan Gallery: Saints 1-1 Man United SFC_Camera
Saints vs Man United

Fan Gallery: Saints 1-1 Man United

The best images as fans returned to St Mary's.

timeMon 23 Aug
Highlights: Saints 1-1 Man United 90 in 90: Saints 1-1 Man United
Staplewood Soccer Schools are back for Christmas
UK & International Football Programmes

Staplewood Soccer Schools are back for Christmas

Get expert coaching at Southampton’s state-of-the-art training campus.

time16 hours ago
U18 Preview: Saints vs Sheffield Wednesday Goal of the Month: November