Southampton vs Newcastle Prediction & Tips
Southampton and Newcastle face at St. Mary’s Stadium, in a match for the 8 th round of the Premier League. The history of direct matches played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there were 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 matches. However, in the last head ‑ to ‑ head played at this stadium, in a match for the Premier League, on 07‑03‑2020, Newcastle United won by (0‑1). A. Saint ‑ Maximin (79 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. It is necessary to analyze with special attention the home / away condition, as Southampton presents different results at home and away.
Analysis of Southampton
The home team is currently in 4th place, with 13 points won, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Everton by (2‑0). In the last match, they have won an away match against Aston Villa by (3‑4). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 28 goals scored and 22 conceded, against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats at home, with 20 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 10 home matches Southampton has recorded 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses.
In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 5 matches. His attack has scored regularly, since he has managed to score in 6 of the last 7 games in this competition. In 15 matches, he has conceded the first goal 5 times and has only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
The Southampton team comes to this game with a 3-4 victory in the trip to Aston Villa’s field, adding in this way the fourth victory in the last five Premier League games: the team’s goals were signed by James Ward- Prowse (2) and Danny Ings. In this game against Newcastle, the coach Ralph Hasenhüttl in 4-4-2 privileging the defensive organization and the counterattacks, exploring the space in the enemy’s back in the best way. Danny Ings is Southampton’s top scorer with 5 goals scored. It is important to note that the home team has some weaknesses in the aerial game, defense-attack transition and defensive transition. The home coach cannot count on Jan Bednarek, Ryan Bertrand, William Smallbone and Mohammed Salisu, all with physical problems.
Analysis of Newcastle United
The visiting team is currently in 11th place, with 11 points won, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied for Wolverhampton Wanderers by (1‑1). In the last match, they won at home against Everton by (2‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 24 goals scored and 25 conceded. At home, he won 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 20 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the last 10 away matches Newcastle won 4, tied 3 and lost 3. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 6 of the last 7 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since scored goals in 6 of the last 7 games for this competition. In 10 games, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 6 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 12 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
The Newcastle team comes to this game with a 2-1 win, receiving Everton, putting an end to the two consecutive games without winning in this English championship: the team’s two goals were signed by Callum Wilson. In this away match, coach Steve Bruce should play with a more cautious strategy, making the most of the opponent’s defensive weaknesses: Miguel Almirón will be responsible for creating and organizing the team’s offensive process. It is important to stress the weaknesses of the visitors are in maintaining ball possession, defensive transition and defensive dead balls. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Jonjo Shelvey, Matt Ritchie, Martin Dubravka and Dwight Gayle, all with physical problems.
Southampton – Newcastle FREE TIPS
Southampton – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90