Sam's side was horrific to watch, and he's a monumental bellend, but at least he made us hard to beat and provided a solid foundation for Marco to build on. Wish we never had to go there, but because of Koeman I don't think we had much choice.
I'm not sure about the hard to beat bit. He won four (one was a dead rubber against Limassol that he couldn't even be arsed going to) and drew one of his first five games, so initially it all looked rosy. After that he won six, drew six and lost nine, those results included losing to Bournemouth away, pumped by Spurs and Arsenal away conceding nine goals between the two games and losing to Burnley and West Ham away. Leicester at home was probably his only respectable win and even then they hit the bar, the post and we cleared one off the line, all the other wins were games we should have been winning anyway.
If he's going to play boring, defensive, route one football and make statements that 'the result is more important than style' then he can't be losing nine games in the last 21 of the season, especially when we were at a stage latterly when we could have gone into some games and had a go. That's just the on field stuff, before we start on all the shite about blaming everyone else for results, and the 'it's just 15 people on the internet and the media's making a story of it' type comments. He honestly didn't believe that the majority of fans couldn't stand him. Just a horrible arrogant man who has done nothing to justify his arrogance, unless he classes keeping clubs up as a success (even though he claims to hate the "fireman Sam moniker) in which case the shitty clubs he usually gets are welcome to him, I'm just sorry we briefly appeared to fall into that category.