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Koeman delighted for Southampton matchwinner Mane

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman was delighted for matchwinner Saido Mane after victory over Stoke City.

While the scoreline was not as sweet as last week's, it offered match-winner Mane the chance to make up for last week's disappointment.

The Senegalese summer signing thought he had scored the eighth against Sunderland, only for his first goal for Saints to be harshly stripped off him by the Premier League's dubious goals panel.

"I heard it yesterday and I explained to Mane and his reaction was okay," Koeman said.

"Maybe that was the reason he came to the bench and to say this one they will not take it away again.

"He had a great performance - he's fast, he's a good player but his defending attitude is important for the team."

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