A 3-0 drubbing at West Ham left the Saints still inside the bottom 3, 2 points adrift of Crystal Palace, with just 7 video games to play.
There are 7 video games to go and we’ve offered ourselves a mountain to climb up.
And Hughes, just recently prepared in following the sacking of Mauricio Pellegrino, confesses that his gamers will need to reveal a huge response to their miserable display screen at the London Stadium.
He informed press reporters: “Going in at 3-0 (at half-time), the video game was over at that point.
” We were a little much better in the 2nd half in regards to belongings, however never ever truly took a look at any phase like we were getting a grip in the video game.
” We’ve got to be a lot much better. The group is sincere enough – they’ll take a look at themselves on a private basis and jointly, and they have to can be found in on Monday all set to take things on the chin.”
Striker Charlie Austin, simply back from injury, likewise alerted that he and his team-mates have to front up if there are to beat the drop.
He included: “It simply wasn’t sufficient, we have to pull our finger out and do it sharp. There are 7 video games to go and we’ve provided ourselves a mountain to climb up.
” We’ve got win quick and leave the hole we’re in. We’re lucky that outcomes are half going our method to keep everybody around it.”