Millwall boss bemoans Southampton luck

07:57 18 March 2012

Kenny Jackett

Kenny Jackett

Archant

Kenny Jackett was upset with the way his side lost to the Saints

Millwall manager Kenny Jackett felt that the manner of the defeat to Southampton, extending their winless run at The Den to seven league games.

Rickie Lambert gave the Saints the lead just after the quarter hour mark before Jose Fonte’s own goal levelled things for the Lions six minutes later.

Paul Robinson then gave the south Londoners the lead with a stunning goal midway through the first half.

However, disaster struck as the south coast club were awarded two penalties in the last five minutes, which Lambert converted to give Southampton the win, much to the chagrin of Jackett

“I felt for them to get both decisions, was harsh on us,” said Jackett. “I haven’t seen either one again, but to get both of those away from home is somewhat fortunate.

“It was a terrific performance, to come back from a goal down and not the brightest of starts. For us to get nothing out of that game is ultimately very frustrating.

“It’s a massive game and we can’t dwell on this now. Whether it was good, bad or indifferent, we can’t be too disappointed that it affects the rest of our week.

“The atmosphere in the dressing room is very subdued, very angry but we’ve got to get over this very quickly. There can’t be any hangover whatsoever.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Millwall player ratings

Latest Millwall news

Monday, March 30, 2015
Harry Kane and his England team-mates (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Tottenham, West Ham and QPR fielded the most English players of London’s six Premier League clubs in the last round of games, according to a new survey

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Chuba Akpom, Diego Poyet and DeAndre Yedlin

With just two months of the season remaining, Football League clubs now know exactly what they have to play for before the summer.

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Millwall's Neil Harris (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Millwall manager Neil Harris believes Lee Gregory and Aiden O’Brien will go on to score on a regular basis after the pair found the net in the 2-2 draw with Brentford.

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Mark Warburton (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Mark Warburton believes that Moses Odubajo is destined for the Premier League after he scored a late equaliser against Millwall.

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Millwall's Neil Harris (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)

Moses Odubajo’s injury time equaliser kept Brentford’s playoff hopes alive and snatched victory away from Millwall.

Don't Miss...

What is this?

Near You Now

Millwall Transfer News

Harry Kane and his England team-mates (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Tottenham, West Ham and QPR fielded the most English players of London’s six Premier League clubs in the last round of games, according to a new survey

Read more
Chuba Akpom, Diego Poyet and DeAndre Yedlin

With just two months of the season remaining, Football League clubs now know exactly what they have to play for before the summer.

Read more
Millwall's Neil Harris (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Millwall manager Neil Harris believes Lee Gregory and Aiden O’Brien will go on to score on a regular basis after the pair found the net in the 2-2 draw with Brentford.

Read more
Mark Warburton (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Mark Warburton believes that Moses Odubajo is destined for the Premier League after he scored a late equaliser against Millwall.

Read more