Southampton and Arsenal will face each other twice this week in the FA Cup and the Premier League.
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twice in a week and Ralph Hasenhuttl has challenged his players to beat Arsenal in both matches. Southampton and Arsenal will face each other on Saturday ahead of the fourth round of the FA Cup.
“I’d prefer winning both to be honest, if it’s possible we’ll do it, but I know it’s tough,”
the 53-year-old Austrian said.
“Yes, we have the chance to I think. On our day we can beat any team in the league, we’ve shown this, especially at home.
“I think this is the goal we have. Yes, tough like always, but not impossible.”
Southampton had 9 injured players when they faced Shrewsbury and the Austrian coach used a mixture of experienced and young players. However, he’s apparently serious about FA Cup and is not going to sacrifice the cup.
“It’s a busy time now with a lot of games coming up. We have an FA Cup week, if you want, two games in a week in the cup,”
“It’s a new challenge and in this competition we want to go as far as possible.”