Southampton travel to Watford in the English Premier League this afternoon knowing that victory is a must if pressure is to be partly relieved on manager Mauricio Pellegrino.
Saints haven’t won in the Premier League since way back in November and find themselves mired in a relegation battle, with their heads just above the drop zone due to goal difference.
Watford themselves will be looking for a home win, their own position far from secure after a poor run of results in December.
The travelling supporters are expecting victory but believe if it doesn’t happen then it should be the end of Mauricio Pellegrino’s reign as Southampton boss.
There’s been growing discontent with his tactics and team selections for months now and with results not improving, it could be curtains if they fail to win again this afternoon.
Can his side begin to turn things around?
Fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts ahead of kick-off…
No win, no Pellegrino is how I see it today. Three points are incredibly vital but confident that we can get them today🙏🙏 #saintsfc
— Dan Hargraves (@danhargravessfc) January 13, 2018
Reckon anything less than a win today could spell the end of Pellegrino, and I can't see where that win is coming from sadly #saintsfc
— Paul Houghton (@paulrhoughton) January 13, 2018
If we lose today we’ve got to give Pellegrino the boot & go get Tuchel #saintsfc
— Matt (@MattElgar14) January 13, 2018
Need to get 3 points today lads…draw just won't do…anything less then it has to be curtains for Pellegrino (again). #saintsfc
— Matthew Brook (@BrookMatthew) January 13, 2018
Must win today, squad is much better than the position we are in, must be Pellegrino’s last chance to turn it round #saintsfc 🔴⚪️⚽️
— Craig Stewart (@CraigSFC) January 13, 2018
Huge away day for @SouthamptonFC today at @WatfordFC in a must win game for us both 😏 if we do lose then it's the final straw for Pellegrino as our manager in my opinion 👍 #awaydays #SaintsFc #watfordfc #threepointer
— Sammy B (@sammysfcb) January 13, 2018
Bit of a dilemma tomorrow,we're desperate for 3pts but losing will surely be the end of Pellegrino which will benefit us in the run in #saintsfc
— Luke Fletcher (@Superfletch81) January 12, 2018
— Gazz Smith (@GazzSmith4) January 12, 2018
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