With the Premier League season now complete, everyone will take the opportunity to review the past season and wonder what could have gone better or worse with their favorite team.
For Southampton, the primary goal was accomplished this season. The Saints retained their spot in the Premier League next season, and even did it with a match to spare.
There are a few questions to ponder, that if things have gone differently, maybe Southampton could have broken into the top half of the table this season. When only five points separated ninth place to 16th place, any little break could mean a couple places in the final standings.
Here are five "what ifs" that could have changed the complexion of Southampton's season.