Aribo is blissful to have scored in his second match and hopes to hold that momentum into the brand new season.
Southampton’s new midfielderJoe Aribo, has stored everybody speaking due to the unimaginable aim he scored in opposition to Villarreal on Saturday because the Saints concluded their preseason schedule.
Aribo scored within the sixty fourth minute, selecting up a free ball from Villarreal’s participant then drove from the Saints’ half down, dribbling three gamers earlier than looping the ball excessive previous Pepe Reina to cancel Yeremy Pino’s first half header.
Aribo’s strike was not sufficient as Gerald Moreno received the winner for the Submarines within the 72nd minute.
Aribo, whereas talking about his debut aim, believes he can do extra within the 2022/2023 season.
“I used to be laughing with the boys inside. I stated I did not even know the place I pulled that chop on the appropriate foot out from, nevertheless it was a very good feeling to attain at dwelling and hopefully I can take that into video games to come back and assist the boys this season.
“It is actually necessary [to have scored] and hopefully I can take that momentum into the video games to come back.”
In the meantime, Aribo raised optimism that Southampton will appropriate errors made throughout preseason forward of their go to to the White Hart Lane in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur subsequent weekend for its first EPL sport of the season.
“I feel it was a very good take a look at and one which we would have liked.”
He continued, “You can see on the market that Villarreal are an excellent crew and are comfy on the ball, and that is what’s to come back in video games to come back this season, so it was a very good take a look at for us in pre-season to see the place we’re at.
“In giant spells of the sport we have been strong and speaking collectively. At instances we weren’t actually the perfect on the ball, however that is all going to come back.
“Pre-season is the place you get the errors out and discover yourselves. I feel the boys stayed strong and have been an excellent unit right this moment,” he added.