Southampton fans slam defence after another collapse costs them vital points

Southampton are five points adrift of safety in the English Premier League after a defensive collapse against Chelsea resulted in a 3-2 defeat at St Mary’s on Saturday.

Finding themselves two goals up in the match, Mark Hughes side conceded three goals for the third consecutive match to miss out on vital points as relegation looms.

Saints haven’t won an English Premier League match since February, their only league win in 2018, which came against bottom side West Bromwich Albion.

It will now take a gargantuan effort to escape the drop to the Championship, with every fixture between now and the end of the season a must win affair.

Fans were again left frustrated and upset with aspects of their side’s performance and had their harshest words for defenders like Maya Yoshida and Wesley Hoedt, who failed to stand strong under pressure for Antonio Conte’s outfit.

Supporters took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the performances of the duo…