Southampton fans react to Mark Hughes sacking with doubt in club

Southampton have finally made the call, Mark Hughes has been sacked.

The manager who saved Saints last season has been a disaster in the new campaign, and leaves with the St Mary’s natives residing in the relegation zone on nine points.

Worst of all for the south coast side, though, is that they had won just the single Premier League game out of the 14 before Hughes was sacked – the only team to do so.

The final nail in the coffin turned out to be a 2-2 draw at home to Manchester United, in which Southampton started strongly and snatched a two-goal lead after 20 minutes.

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As the first half progressed, however, the Saints’ level of intensity dropped, and the visitors were able to ease back into the game by scoring twice in six minutes.

Naturally, after a poor start to the season, many Southampton fans were delighted with the decision the club made, but not all of them were.

These Southampton fans have shown clear doubt in their club, given they were the ones who handed Hughes a long-term deal in the summer and thought of the 55-year-old as the “perfect fit”.