At St. Mary’s Stadium, the Southampton squad are looking to qualify for the fourth round of the FA Cup when they host Norwich City.
This game is given, due to the last minute goal of Steven Naismith on the Carrow Road that put the game to two goals.
The current moment of these teams is not of the best, so we have on the one hand to Southampton, they beat Liverpool 1-0 in the first leg of the EFL Cup semi-final, but it comes from being defeated by the same line Of goal in Burnley in the clash of the Premier League the last weekend and of this way the “saints” only add a victory in the last 6 games in all the competitions, where 4 of them were defeats.
For their part, The Canaries are in a very similar situation, come from losing 2-1 on their visit to Rotherham over the weekend and continue with 1 victory in their last 6 games that lead him to place in 11th place of the English Championship.
In addition there is a special data for Norwich, and is that playing visit have not won a match since October 2016, lost 7 of their last 9 games in all competitions.
To say also, that Southampton in direct matches playing at home is superior, did not lose six games against Norwich, with two wins and three draws; While the visit only adds one victory in its last eleven visits.
It should be noted that the two teams are in a terrible shape right now, but, based on head-to-head analysis, a home win for Southampton is most likely, and more, with the bad numbers of Norwich playing outside From home.
Southampton: Fraser Forster, Matt Targett, Virgil van Dijk, Maya Yoshida, Cedric Soares; James Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Steven Davis; Dusan Tadic, Nathan Redmond, Shane Long.
Norwich City: Declan Rudd; Whittaker, Russell Martin, Klose, Ivo Pinto; Steven Naismith, Jonathan Howson, Danny Murphy, Alex Tettey; Wesley Hoolahan, Cameron Jerome.