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Video: Ralph Hasenhuttl’s bitter assessment after Saints lose to Manchester United

Ralph Hasenhuttl seems to forget his side went in at half-time lucky to have a two-goal lead.

The Southampton manager has taken a swipe at Manchester United after the Reds pulled off a comeback from 2-0 to win at St. Mary’s.

Three second half goals — one from Bruno Fernandes and an Edinson Cavani headed brace — was enough to grant United three points to keep them in the mix in the top half of the Premier League as we approach a hectic festive period of football.

Speaking after the match on Sunday, Hasenhuttle was quick to play down United’s brilliant comeback.

He said: “When you hear them celebrating in their dressing room, you know what you have done today and how tough opponent you have been — because they were celebrating like they’d won the Premier League.”

This snippet of Hasenhuttle’s press conference was shared on Twitter by @caughtoffside:

How bitter does he sound, eh?

United were the better side throughout yesterday’s game and Southampton’s first goal, which came as a blow to the Reds, was completely against the run of play.

Oh — and comebacks are always celebrated.

Yesterday’s deserved a sing song or two because Solskjaer is trying to build a winning mentality around this side and they would have enjoyed their win over the Saints, which required hard work.

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