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Players thank fans for giving them "extra energy"

Southampton FC's players have praised fans for their support during yesterday's EFL Cup Final.

Thousands had travelled to Wembley to cheers the team on.

The Saints had fought back from two goals down, only for Manchester United to grab the winner with just three minutes to go.

Player, Dusan Tadic, says the fans gave them "extra energy":

Southampton FC: We won't ever forget your support at Wembley

Southampton Football Club has praised the "incredible support" from its fans at Sunday's English Football League Cup Final.

32,000 Saints fans travelled to Wembley stadium to see the Club take on Manchester United.

Saints player Manolo Gabbiadini scored twice and the sides were playing 2 - 2 for most of the second half. However Man U scored a third time in the closing minutes of the match and the game ended 3 -2.

The Club says it was an 'emotional day' and it 'won't ever forget' the support.

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Saints fans head off to Wembley for League Cup Final

There was an exciting atmosphere at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton this morning, as scores of fans gathered to wait for one of the sixty-four coaches which are carrying them to Wembley Stadium in London. The Saints are playing Manchester United today in the EFL Cup Final.

64 coaches of Southampton Football Club fans are heading to Wembley
There was a brass band to see them off

There were warnings advising fans to check before they travel. South West Trains issued advice, and extra trains have been put on. The roads are also expected to be busy this afternoon with a Six Nations Rugby tournament match happening at Twickenham this afternoon too.

Fans dressed up to help with the cheerleading and party atmosphere
The flags and banners are out
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