Matt Le Tissier reacts on Twitter to Southampton's Europa League exit

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The Saints legend took to social media straight after his former side's European elimination.

Matt Le Tissier took to Twitter straight away after Southampton's Europa League loss to FC Midtjylland on Thursday night.

Indeed, the South Coast club lost 1-0 away from home after drawing 1-1 in the first leg at St Mary's and their fantastic work in qualifying for Europe last season ended up meaning no group stages for Ronald Koeman's side.

And Le Tissier's initial reaction summed things up...

But the Southampton legend did produce a more calculated response shortly afterward, suggesting key reasons for why Koeman's men aren't firing quite yet.

Indeed, he sent fans an important message: not to panic - and that they have been spoiled by the club's recent success.

It's been a poor start to the season for Southampton in all competitions, with their Premier League form also wavering.

As Le Tissier states, however, it is very early in the campaign and recent achievements have certainly skewed the perspective at St Mary's.

Even if the Saints were to enjoy a poor campaign in general, they would still be on an upwards trajectory. Koeman, meanwhile, could well be earning rave reviews again in just a couple of weeks' time...

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