A 0-0 bore draw wasn’t exactly surprising for the Southampton and Swansea fans in the Transfer Tavern.
Both sides have had difficulties recruiting players this summer, particularly the Saints who have been preoccupied with the ongoing Virgil van Dijk saga. The skipper missed Saturday goalless draw with the Swans after claiming he had an illness.
Southampton certainly didn’t miss him on the weekend, but Mauricio Pochettino will be concerned about his team’s lack of goalmouth action.
Their best chance of the game came when Dusan Tadic’s powerful effort forced a save from Lukas Fabianski, before Maya Yoshida headed wide with the goal at his mercy.
As for Swansea, Paul Clement will be pleased with the point at a tough place to go. The Welsh side were under the cosh for the majority of the game, but managed to come through unscathed.
Take a look at THREE things we learned from the stalemate…