Southampton – Swansea: Preview & Prediction
It speaks for the game:
Southampton will probably play with 2 attackers and a more direct style under Pellegrino, and it should make them more dangerous. (* 1)
Southampton is expected to play with two attackers and they can complement each other well and give the team more offensive weapons. (* 2)
Swansea has not managed to aggravate himself in the transfer window, and best man Siggurdsson may be away before the match. (* 3)
Swansea must also miss their top scorer last season, Llorente, who is injured in his arm.
Southampton has the idea of self-confidence in the pre season, where there have been signs that the playing style works. Lastly, you struck St. Etienne 3-0.
Although Saints won only 1 of 2 matches last season, both matches dominated significantly.
Last season, Southampton was excellent in expectation goals, while Swansea was not flashy. (* 4)
You should be aware of this:
Swansea won the home match against the end of last season.
After Paul Clement joined in January, Swansea has been a significantly improved team.
Siggurdsson may not change, and if he does, it may not be before the match here. He can join.
Although Llorente is injured, the striker Ayew did well at the end of last season.
Clement had last year’s success with 3 men in the central midfield and may take over Southamptons 2.
Saints is expected to be compact and directly playing under Pellegrino, but can you afford it at home against Swansea?
There is a bit of turmoil in the Saints squad as it is still expected that defense star Van Dijk will change club in the transfer window.
Southampton – Swansea: Betting Tips
Southampton win – Odds: 1.65
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 2.10