Southampton made a winning start to their Europa League campaign and gave Claude Puel his first win as manager with a convincing 3-0 defeat of Sparta Prague.
They remain in pursuit of their first Premier League victory of the season but demonstrated their potential with a fine performance at St Mary's to take first place in Group K.
Puel made seven changes to the team that on Saturday lost 2-1 at Arsenal, suggesting he does not consider the competition as important as he insisted when speaking on...
PRAGUE -- Thousands welcomed Tomas Rosicky in his highly anticipated return to Sparta Prague and the Czech league after more than 15 years away on Saturday, giving the playmaker a standing ovation and chanting his name.
The 35-year-old Rosicky came on as substitute in the 72nd minute for his first Czech league game since Dec. 1, 2000, when Sparta beat archrival Slavia Prague 2-1.
"It was a wonderful experience for me," Rosicky said. "I'm really thankful to the fans."
He made his presence felt with...