Southampton fans rave about Van Dijk and Long on Twitter after Stoke win

Southampton Fans

The Saints faithful were delighted with the duo after their 2-1 win over Stoke City.

Southampton fans were naturally pleased for Graziano Pelle after he scored twice against Stoke City on Saturday afternoon.

But, on Twitter, supporters seemed more impressed by Virgil van Dijk and Shane Long at the Britannia Stadium.

Ronald Koeman's side secured a vital win in their bid for a place in Europe next season and saw several star performances against Stoke.

Pelle, of course, was one of them - and so many fans were delighted with the Italian's contribution following several indifferent displays so far this season. His two goals ensured a consolation effort from the Potters meant nothing in terms of points.

Defender Van Dijk, however, was many people's choice for man of the match against Stoke. And Southampton fans were equally pleased with Long, who has been such a consistent performer on the South Coast this term.

Here's how the Southampton faithful reacted on Twitter to the duo's performances against Stoke - with a few mentions for Pelle, too...

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