“ They were a shame … this is one of the worst performances of any team in Premier League history & # 39; &:: Jamie Carragher SLAMS Southampton after humiliation at Leicester, claiming he would be "happy" to lose 4 -0 while playing at Manchester City.
- Leicester beat Southampton 9-0 in the Premier League on Friday night
- The nine goal margin was the biggest joint victory in Premier League history
- It's also the biggest win out of 131 years of first-class English football history.
- Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville criticized Southampton's performance
Jamie Carragher called Southampton's performance "shameful and shocking" following his 9-0 defeat at Leicester at St Mary's on Friday night.
Hat tricks by Ayoze Perez and Jamie Vardy, along with goals from Ben Chilwell, Youri Tielemans and James Maddison, meant that the Foxes were in the dreamland on the south coast, while this was a nightmare for the Ralph Hasenhuttl Saints.
The Southampton coach classified the game as 'no performance' later, and former Liverpool defender Carragher appeared on the home team's screen and feared for them before the double header at Manchester City next week.
Jamie Carragher was very critical of Southampton's home performance on Friday night
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& # 39; Shocking. In a way, I felt sorry for them & # 39 ;, Carragher told Sky Sports & # 39; Friday Night Football.
‘Some of these players were really a shame. You do not see 9-0. What is the backbone of this team?
"A shameful performance – this is one of the worst performances of any team in Premier League history."
It's no easier for the Saints, with a draw at the Carabao Cup at Manchester City on Tuesday, followed by another match against the champions at Etihad next Saturday.
Jamie Vardy of Leicester (center) scored a hat-trick, as did team-mate Ayoze Perez (right)
"Their confidence will be absolutely shaken," Carragher continued.
& # 39; You fear they will go there [at City]. They go there and if they win 4-0 they will be happy. They think, "Please don't be ashamed again."
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has also criticized Southampton's torrid display.
Carragher and Neville of Sky Sports gave a damning verdict on Southampton's screening
"It's a game system that, if you're not good, will be beaten," Neville explained. You look at Southampton and they look so fragile. There are some young players who will need to quit after this game.
‘There is no excuse for some of them. The stadium should have 5-6,000 at the end.
"He needs to give them a few days away." I had a defeat like that in Spain, it's hard.