Mohammed Salisu Makes Southampton Debut In FA Cup Win Over Wolves

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Defender Mohammed Salisu was handed his maiden appearance for Southampton in their FA Cup victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The game which was played on Thursday evening at the Molineux Stadium saw the Saints walked over the home side with a 2-0 scoreline, with Danny Ings and Stuart Armstrong scoring the goals for them.

Salisu played the entire game for Ralph Hasenhuttl’s team on the night, making some good impressions in the game.

The youngster joined Southampton in the summer transfer window from Real Valladolid but has been unable to feature for the South Coast club until the cup game.

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Keeping a clean sheet and maintaining a cool head throughout the game was a good omen for the Ghanaian and could command a few more game time in the Premier League in the coming weeks.

The win sees Southampton progress to the quarter finals of the FA Cup, joining the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City, Leicester City and a host of others.

Here is the 21-year-old’s statistics from Thursday’s fixture against Wolves:

90 minutes

69 touches

87% pass accuracy

4 aerial duels won – most

100% aerial duels won

8 clearances – most

2 interceptions

1 clean sheet

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