Premier League Action at St. Mary’s Stadium – Southampton face Leeds United
Soton at home against Leeds – Saturday – 5:00pm GMT – St. Mary’s Stadium.
It’s a trip to St. Mary’s Stadium for twentieth placed Soton on Saturday, as they take on sixth placed Leeds.
Struggling Southampton, welcome fancied their opponents this Saturday
Soton will take a huge positive from their recent 4-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and one losses for Soton seems very relevant, which takes them into the relegation zone. They currently stand twentieth in the League, with no points for a total of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws having lost one game.
Soton’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Ralph Hasenhuttl, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.
Leeds United go into this meeting with three points secured
With a win in their previous game, (2-1) against Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leeds will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, that’s a run of one wins for Leeds. Their position is sixth in the League and they have three points, that is, 1W, 0L and 0D having won one game.
A victory for Leeds United would put them on 6 points.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring average of two goals. This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Rodrigo Moreno (1), Harry Christy, and Illan Meslier. Leeds have conceded one goal.
Leeds’s squad has depth, but even so, Jesse Marsch is likely to be missing six of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.
Southampton v Leeds United – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Leeds with a greater number of wins. In the last 35 meetings, they have enjoyed 17 victories, to Soton’s 11 wins. Also, Leeds have won all eleven of the last 18 matches played against Soton. The last time both teams met in this competition was April 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.
Players to watch
For Soton, James Ward Prowse is a top performing player who has scoredone goal in one League games this season, while Rodrigo Moreno, one of their best scorers, has nettedone goal in one League fixtures this Premier League Season for Leeds.