Southampton v Newcastle United: Premier League Action on Match-day 15

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Sunday Premier League action from St. Mary’s Stadium, as Soton take on Newcastle.

With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, fourth placed Newcastle remain in contention as they travel to seventeenth placed Soton.

Southampton’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain 12 points, going into this game

Soton will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace in their last match.

Also, Soton need to get out of the losing habit, with six recorded in the last 10 matches. With a seventeenth position in the league and 3 wins, 7 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 12 points in the League having won three fixtures, drawn three meetings, and lost seven fixtures.

When Soton host Newcastle, they will do so on the back of one victory, three draws, and two defeats on their own ground.

Southampton will see 15 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Soton’s squad will likely be depleted of three of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.

Newcastle United have so far accrued 24 points in this season of the Premier League

Aston Villa were beaten 4-0 at St James’ Park, the last time that Newcastle played.

Also, Newcastle keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last six meetings is astonishing this season, which is responsible for their Champion’s League qualification position. With 24 points (6W, 1L and 6D), they are established in fourth position in the League having won six games, drawn six fixtures, and lost one game.

Newcastle’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Soton. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two games, drawn three matches, and lost one game.

A win in this fixture would take Newcastle United’s points to 27 in the League.

Good atacking and defensive team

It’s an easy statement to make, but to win you simply have to score more goals than your opponent. Newcastle have been consistently applying this principle, whilst remaining defensively solid as a unit this season, with 10 goals in their previous matches. They have a good scoring average of 24 goals (22 from open play and two penalties). Their stand out attacking players have been Miguel Almiron (7), Callum Wilson (6), and Alexander Isak (2).

Injury and illness have depleted Eddie Howe’s Newcastle and they will likely be missing nine key personnel for Sunday’s match.

Southampton v Newcastle United – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the two clubs have already met each other 44 times with the record being 19 wins and nine draws for Soton. Additionally, Soton recent form against Newcastle has been outstanding, winning on nine out of the last 15 matches. March 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Newcastle United took all three points winning 1-2 away.

Performance Report

For Soton, Che Adams contributed withthree goals in 13 League games this Premier League Season, while Miguel Almiron is a top performing player who has scoredseven goals and provided two assists in 13 League matches this season for Newcastle.

Other players of note for Soton are Che Adams and Joe Aribo with three goals both and for Newcastle are Miguel Almiron and Callum Wilson with seven goals each.