Southampton relegated with loss at residence to Fulham as PM Rishi Sunak watches on
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was all smiles within the director’s field forward of Southampton versus Fulham at St. Mary’s, however there was no completely satisfied final result for the Saints in a 2-0 defeat which confirmed their relegation to the Championship on Saturday.
Sunak, who’s from Southampton, was on the town for Saturday’s Premier League match and seemed in good spirits as he chatted to these round him earlier than the sport.
Southampton wanted a win to have any likelihood of avoiding the drop with simply three fixtures remaining and the Saints went in on stage phrases on the break.
However second-half objectives from Carlos Vinicius and Aleksandr Mitrovic condemned the south-coast membership to a twenty fourth defeat of their 36 Premier League video games this season and means they are going to be taking part in Championship soccer subsequent time period.
The Saints, who had three managers in a disastrous marketing campaign, at the moment are virtually sure to complete backside of the desk as properly.
With two video games left to play, they sit in final place with simply 24 factors, six factors behind Nineteenth-placed Leicester having performed another match than the Foxes and with a vastly inferior purpose distinction.
Southampton returned to the Premier League in 2012 and have been within the top-flight for the final 11 seasons, however will now must work their manner again once more after this newest setback.