Southampton boss Ronald Koeman was happy to kickoff his Saints career with victory over EHC Hoensbroek.
â€śItâ€™s not only the result that is important, but the way that we played,â€ť Koeman told youtube.com/southamptonfc after the game.
â€śThe instruction before the match was to play offensively with a lot of rotations in the midfield and with wing players.
â€śEvery player played 45 minutes, and we said that we wanted them to press for 45 minutes â€“ and I think we did that well.
â€śWe had some good possibilities and we scored a great fourth goal through Steven Davis.
â€śIn general, I am happy with how the players did. Normally the result has to be eight- or nine-nil, but it was our first [friendly] and the first is always difficult for everybody.â€ť
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