Opening defeat for Adkins

15 September 2010 11:00
Nigel Adkins urged his new Southampton side to learn some quick lessons after they crashed to defeat in his first game in charge. Second-half goals from Angelo Balanta and Peter Leven secured a 2-0 win for MK Dons and condemned Saints to a fourth straight loss. "We created chances in the first half but unfortunately it didn't happen for us," said Adkins. "The lads have been good since I came into the building and you could see that attitude before the game and during the early stages of the game. "Obviously we've ended up with a disappointing result - the two goals we've conceded are very disappointing from my point of view. "The important thing now is that we learn the lessons from it."

Source: PA