Toby Alderweireld: I don't know where Southampton are going wrong

Southampton Football Club

Toby Alderweireld had no answers when he was quizzed on Southampton's poor form.

Southampton defender Toby Alderweireld has told the club's official site that he is finding it hard to put his finger on where things are going wrong.

Southampton have lost their last two games - against Sunderland and Leicester City - and Alderweireld is finding it difficult to understand why they are struggling so badly.

The Belgian defender feels that his side are still limiting opposition teams, but they are being punished for any errors they do make at the moment. 

“Sometimes when you’re in the moment you can’t explain why," he said. "Everyone is working hard, but I think we are not creating chances to win. I think the goalkeeper is not having too much to take.

“Every chance is a goal, so that’s unlucky but we have to work very hard to end the season very well. We are just one point behind Tottenham, so it’s going to be difficult. We have a chance."

Southampton have been competing for a European spot all season, but they may, ultimately, fall short with their recent form not matching up to their early season showings.

Ronald Koeman's team had looked one of the most dangerous sides in the top flight for much of 2014, but as the season has progressed their lack of depth has been exposed.

That does not mean that their campaign has been a poor one, though, as Southampton have performed well above expectations this term.

The Saints were touted to be amongst the relegation favourites before the season started, but they have proven a lot of people wrong and they will be looking to progress even further next campaign. 

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