St. Mary's Stadium

Next Game

So'ton v Swansea

Sunday, 01 February 2015, 16:00

Barclays Prem

St. Mary's Stadium

Last Game

So'ton 2 - 3 C Palace

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 15:00

The FA Cup Fourth Round

Pochettino targets shock win

Mauricio Pochettino says nothing less than victory will be Southampton's aim at Manchester United on Wednesday.

Last Updated: 30/01/13 at 18:57 Post Comment

Mauricio Pochettino: Southampton boss demanding positive mentality from players

Mauricio Pochettino: Southampton boss demanding positive mentality from players

The Pochettino era at St Mary's began in encouraging fashion despite the controversy over Nigel Adkins' departure, with Saints having the better of a 0-0 draw against UEFA Champions League hopefuls Everton.

And the new manager wants his players to believe winning at Old Trafford is a genuine possibility.

He said: "We're going to Manchester to win and that has to be our mentality and I'm going to chose the players that will do that for us and for the team.

"Every single game represents three points whether you are playing against Manchester United, Wigan, Man City or Newcastle.

"Every game is important, every single match we play is important to us. All games are key and the glamour factor does not dictate how we play.

"The main thing is that we go out with a winning mentality and we want to win every single game, we always respect our rivals but our aim has to always be to get the three points."

To find out more about live football on Sky sports, Click here

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

S

o Brendan is full of sh!t, who'd have thought it eh?

fatbob30
Carroll accuses Rodgers

P

resumably, you wanted to keep the version of Downing that was never seen at Anfield. The one that another manager has managed to re-create. The one you passed over.

badwolf
Rodgers: I wanted to keep Downing

T

he uber commercialisation of the 90s has led to the point where this overly familar, try hard, jolly hockey sticks type fronts up a major football match on a weekly basis. Unlike the great presenters of yesteryear, I doubt he would even recognise the scent of Brut.

mufc phil
Football On TV: Jake Humphrey

Footer 365

Nemanja Matic says Chelsea happy to maintain their five-point Premier League lead

Midfielder Nemanja Matic was happy to take a point after Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Manchester City.

Roberto Martinez delighted with 'immense' Everton's 1-0 win at Crystal Palace

Roberto Martinez believes his side can now reach their true potential after ending their winless run at Crystal Palace.

Premier League: Chelsea maintain five-point lead after 1-1 draw with Manchester City

Chelsea remain five points clear at the top of the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with second-placed Manchester City.

Mail Box

'Costa Is A Bad Man. Suarez Is Not'

That's quite some claim. And yes, unfortunately we are still talking about this. We also have mails on Ronaldinho, possible replacements for Yaya Toure and more...

Red Mist Better Than Calculated Costa?

Hmmm. We're not sure about this argument - one Mailbox says Luis Suarez is easier to forgive because he is a little loco. We also have mails on Studge and more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company