Southampton fans not impressed with Shane Long after Stoke loss

Stoke City picked up a vital three points at home to Southampton on Saturday, snatching victory with just five minutes remaining thanks to super sub Peter Crouch.

Mame Biram Diouf had opened the scoring for the home side but Saints had looked to have won a point after Maya Yoshida equalised with just 15 minutes remaining.

The defeat means Saints have won just one of their last six matches, with supporters growing increasingly impatient with their poor results and poor performances.

One of their fans’ particular points of contention on Saturday was Mauricio Pellegrini’s insistence on playing Shane Long as a lone striker. The 30-year-old hasn’t netted in English Premier League since February and that lack of goals is costing his team dear, especially when playing on his own leading the line.

Supporters are calling for a change in tactics and personnel in the first-team and took to Twitter to share their thoughts on it all…