Sadio Mane on Fire, Southampton Back on Track
Southampton – Southampton Who is one of the stars of this season, call Sadio Mane. Senegalese midfielder is currently on fire and helped his team back to the previous track.
Mane rookie status in the Premier League this season. Southampton recruited from Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg, on the last day of the transfer window, in the range of 10 million pounds, and sign him for four years.
The 22 year old was diving debut in the league at week 6, against Queens Park Rangers. He was made a starter by manager Ronald Koeman, and on 54 minutes made assists for the creation of the first goal that made Ryan Bertrand. He pulled out in 67 minutes, and at the end of the game Southampton won 2-1.
From day to day performance makes it continues believed Mane Koeman. In the last three games Mane always make one goal, namely against Crystal Palace, Chelsea, and Arsenal last night. [Read the news here]
Arsenal goal in the nets very classy. From the left side of the opponent’s penalty box and intercepted goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny, he kicks off the arch is almost parallel to the baseline, and immediately drove the ball into the far corner.
Site Squawka statistics give Mane value 4 of 5 in Southampton squad. Besides already made 4 goals, he also made 2 assists, averaged 1.3 and 23.6 keypasses passing per game, with 828% accuracy (data Whoscored).
Mane performance is directly proportional to his team. The team nicknamed The Saints had been stabilized again in the Champions League, and currently sit in fourth place behind Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United. [See table more here]
Southampton had encountered difficulties at the end of November until mid-November. Of their last five games won only one point, and lost 4 times in a row, from the City, Arsenal, Manchester United, and Burnley.
But they are now back on track, get back on track. Of 4 of their last appearance unbeaten and picking 3 victory.