Newcastle – Southampton : Preview & Prediction
Newcastle and Southampton face at St. James’ Park, in a match for the 23 th round of the Premier League. Southampton won at home by (2‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 06‑11‑2020. The head ‑ to ‑ head history at this stadium, favors the home team, who have won 3. In the last 3 matches at this stadium, for the Premier League, on 08‑12‑2019, Newcastle United won by (2‑ 1). The goals of the match were scored by J. Shelvey (68 ‘) and F. Fernández (87’) for Newcastle and by D. Ings (52 ‘) for Southampton.
The home team is currently in 15th place, with 22 points won, after 6 wins, 4 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they won away to Everton by (0‑2). In the last match, they lost at home to Crystal Palace by (1‑2). In the last 10 home matches for the league, Newcastle has recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, having won 11 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, for which reason they haven’t been very strong defensively. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, as 8 of the last 11 matches for the competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 22 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never managed to turn the score.
Newcastle comes unmotivated for this match after a 1-2 home loss against Crystal Palace. The home team usually plays in a traditional 4-3-3, favoring a more backward style of play, launching their goals for counter attacks. In this scheme, the three men responsible for causing panic in the opponent’s area are Ryan Fraser, Miguel Almirón and Callum Wilson. One of the great qualities of the home team is the way they approach aerial duels. Coach Steve Bruce should be very pleased to be able to count on all the players for this round.
The visiting team is currently in 11th place, with 29 points won, after 8 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Aston Villa by (0‑1). In the last match, they lost away to Manchester United by (9‑0). In the last 10 away matches for the league, Southampton registers 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses, having won 13 points out of 30 possible. In 21 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Southampton comes unmotivated for this match after a heavy defeat, 9-0, against Manchester United. Contrary to the “enemy” of this round, Southampton usually play in a 4-4-2, favoring a more offensive game, where the two most advanced men are Che Adams and Danny Ings. The visiting team tends to play soccer in counterattacks, sometimes disorganized, trying to take advantage of the minimal error of the opponent. Coach Ralph Hasenhuttl should have only one absence for this round: Sam McQueen is still handed over to the medical department.
Newcastle – Southampton : Betting Tips
Southampton – Win Odds: 2.45
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70