Sport Saints fans stunned that Redmond received Man of the Match against Everton

17:30  26 october  2020
17:30  26 october  2020 Source:   readsport.co

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Southampton made it three wins in four on Sunday, ending Everton’s unbeaten start in the process.

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It was a solid team display from Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side, however, some Saints supporters were left stunned as Sky Sports co-commentator Alan Smith named Nathan Redmond man of the match.

James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams excellently dispatched first-half chances to put Southampton in control, with Danny Ings setting up both goals.

From then on, Hasenhuttl’s side put in a professional performance to keep The Toffees quiet and ensure they would be leaving St Mary’s with nothing.

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Redmond retained his place in the side from the 3-3 draw with Chelsea, repaying the trust Hasenhuttl placed in him with a better display.

The winger recorded a WhoScored rating of 7.29 in the 2-0 win, up from his 6.02 performance at Stamford Bridge.

However, Redmond was Southampton’s eighth-best starter in the win, with Stuart Armstrong, Ryan Bertrand and Alex McCarthy the three starters to finish with a worse rating than Redmond.

These Saints fans shared their surprise at Smith’s decision toggle Redmond man of the match…

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