Lambert: Southampton better prepared for next season

Ricki Lambert says Southampton will be more battle-hardened for next season's Premier League campaign.

Ricki Lambert says Southampton will be more battle-hardened for next season's Premier League campaign.

This season they will face West Bromwich Albion, Sunderland, Norwich City and West Ham United in their openers.

"If you turn up five per cent away from your best, you'll get beaten by any team - and battered sometimes as well.

"It's a hard, hard league but we've got to be confident in ourselves."

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