Southampton vs Brighton Prediction & Tips
Southampton and Brighton & Hove Albion face at St. Mary’s Stadium, in a match for the 28 th round of the Premier League. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 07‑12‑2020, Southampton won away by (1‑2). The history of direct matches played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there have been 3 draws in the last 3 matches. Indeed, the last time they met at this stadium was on 16‑07‑2020, in a match for the Premier League, which ended in a draw by (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by D. Ings (66 ‘) for Southampton and by N. Maupay (17′) for Brighton & Hove Albion. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since Brighton & Hove Albion presents significant differences between home and away performances.
The home team plays a late match of the 28 round, against Brighton & Hove Albion, after 9 wins, 6 draws and 13 losses in their league games so far. This is a team that maintains its performance when playing outside its stadium, since in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. For the league, Southampton won 11 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches, the most frequent scorer at halftime was 1-0 (6 out of 13 matches). The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so the team hasn’t been very strong defensively. In 28 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 13 home matches for this competition: they scored 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (31’ ‑ 45 ‘).
Southampton heads into this game with a 5-2 defeat in the Manchester City field, thus adding the third setback in the last four Premier League games: the team’s goals were scored by James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams. In this game at home, the coach Ralph Hasenhüttl must align a bold tactical system, aligned in 4-4-2, with Takumi Minamino and Che Adams being the men responsible for tormenting the opponent’s defensive line. On the other hand, it is inevitable to highlight the quality of midfielder James Ward-Prowse, a very strong athlete in the pass, vision of the game and dead balls. Out of this game are Michael Obafemi, Will Smallbone, Oriol Romeu, Danny Ings and Theo Walcott, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 17th place, with 26 points won, after 5 wins, 11 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to West Bromwich Albion by (1‑0). In the last match, they lost at home to Leicester City by (1‑2). This is a team that, curiously, presents more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games it registers 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with a total of 14 goals scored and 18 conceded. At home, he won 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 14 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last 10 away matches, Brighton & Hove Albion has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, having won 12 points out of 30 possible. In 27 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and never managed to turn the score.
Brighton heads into this game unmotivated after a defeat, by 1-2, receiving Leicester, thus adding the third setback in this Premier League: the only goal of the team in the match was scored by Adam Lallana. In this match against Southampton, coach Graham Potter should play in 4-4-2 with Neal Maupay and Danny Welbeck being the most offensive references of the team: the first player mentioned is the best scorer with 7 goals scored. On the other hand, Alexis Mac Allister is the great organizer of the offensive process, which is very skilled in the pass. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Adam Webster, Tariq Lamptey, Florin Andone, Jose Izquierdo and Solly March, all with physical problems.
Southampton – Brighton FREE TIPS
Southampton – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90