Southampton vs Newcastle United – Match Preview

  • Competition: Premier League
  • Venue: St Mary’s Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, 07 March 2020
  • Kick-off: 3:00 PM (UK time)
  • TV coverage (UK): N/A

Newcastle had went four games without scoring until the recent win against West Brom (which has led to an fa cup showdown with Manchester City) but even with the drought ending, they tend to make life difficult for themselves, and a recent resurgent Southampton might pose a bigger problem than the 2-1 win in recent months.

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Last five meetings: Southampton vs Newcastle

  • 08 December 2019: Newcastle 2-1 Southampton (Premier League)
  • 20 April 2019: Newcastle 3-1 Southampton (Premier League)
  • 27 October 2018: Southampton 0-0 Newcastle (Premier League)
  • 10 March 2018: Newcastle 3-0 Southampton (Premier League)
  • 15 October 2017: Southampton 2-2 Newcastle (Premier League)
  • Aggregate Score: Southampton (LLDLD) 4-10 Newcastle (WWDWD)

With the form in mind and the list of possible injuries and likely lineups below maybe your luck might be in and worth a punt or two over at

Newcastle United possible lineup:
Dubravka; Manquillo, Lascelles, Fernandez, Rose; Hayden, Bentaleb; Lazaro, Almiron, Saint-Maximin; Joelinton

No fewer than six players are out for Newcastle this week. Andy Carroll (groin), Emil Krafth (ankle), Ciaran Clark (ankle), Jack Colback (knee), Paul Dummett (thigh) and Jetro Willems (knee) are out.

Man to Watch – Allan Saint-Maximin

Key : Allan Saint-Maximin has completed the most attempts to beat his man (73) by any Newcastle player in the Premier League this season.

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Allan Saint-Maximin

Southampton possible lineup:
McCarthy; Walker-Peters, Stephens, Bednarek, Bertrand; Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Hojbjerg, Djenepo, Ings, Long

Man to Watch – Danny Ings

Ings has been on a run of form in recent games

Key stat: Only Marcus Rashford (10) and Mohamed Salah (13) have scored more home goals in the Premier League than Danny Ings (8) this season.

Scoreline prediction: Southampton 1-2 Newcastle

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