Dušan Tadić was one of the most impressive players on the field during his league debut for Southampton against Liverpool on Sunday, and he was happy with the team's performance on the day.
The Serbian did, however, feel that his side should have taken something from a game that they dominated in the second half, only to lose 2-1 thanks to Daniel Sturridge's late winner for the home side.
He confirmed that the performance was a pleasing one and that the squad were now looking forward to the visit of West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, a game that will mark Tadić's home competitive debut in game he will surely start.
Looking to improve
Ronald Koeman brought Tadić to the club to replace captain Adam Lallana, and his debut will have gone a long way to replacing the memory of the former star.
The former FC Twente winger told the club's official website that he felt that even though the wider audience were impressed with his and the side's performance at Anfield, there was still more to come from them as a unit.
“We have worked all through the pre-season on different combinations down the left side and the right and it was a nice goal that we scored today as a result of that. We needto build on that now.
“Maybe we need to do some things quicker and we need to learn each other’s games a bit more, but it will come.” he told reporters.
We are ready
Tadic did add that the team had followed the new manager's tactics and plan well and following a few more days on the training ground, the squad would be raring to go in their first home league match of the season at St. Mary's.
“We played how we wanted to play and showed how we want to press and build up, which are important things. We listened I think (to the manager) and hopefully in the future we’ll get better."
“We were good and I think we enjoyed it and now we believe now going into next game against West Bromwich Albion - we will be ready for it."