Fans worried Southampton’s one-goal advantage not enough

Southampton completely dominated Liverpool in the first leg of the EFL Cup semi-final at St Mary’s on Wednesday night, but fans are concerned that their one-goal advantage may not be enough to reach the final.

Claude Puel’s side took the lead after 20 minutes when Nathan Redmond slotted home from 10 yards out following a miss-kick from Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan.

In truth, the Saints could have scored a further two or three goals as they tried to make the most of their opponent’s poor display, but they failed to convert.

Liverpool saw most of the ball with 68% possession, but Southampton had five shots on target, two more than their counterparts on the night.

The problem for the Saints, though, is that Liverpool cannot be worse than they were on Wednesday when they host the second leg at Anfield on January 25.

Of course, Puel’s men are capable of maintaining their advantage and sealing a place in the final, but they face a difficult task when they travel to Merseyside.

Football fans took to Twitter to express their thoughts, with many claiming that Southampton may rue their missed opportunities.

Article title: Fans worried Southampton’s one-goal advantage not enough

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