Newcastle United vs Southampton Preview – Premier League


Jacinthe Kihn is one of Fluentsport's England League One experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.
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Newcastle United face Southampton in this Premier League clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Saturday 20th April 2019, and kicks off at 5:30pm UK time. The venue for the match is St. James' Park (Newcastle upon Tyne).

Tactics

It would be wise for Newcastle United to play intricately and avoid taking too many shooting chances at range, as Southampton have an excellent record of defending those chances. Newcastle United won't be able to rely on their individual players in this game, as Southampton have been good at managing these threats in previous games. Newcastle United may not be able to play their usual style of possession football, as Southampton have shown a good ability to steal from the opposition. Newcastle United will need to be creative when attacking, as Southampton have shown great instinct at defending counter attacks. Southampton should be able to pick up some extra possession as they have performed better than Newcastle United in the air.

Current form

Newcastle United are in average form having had mixed results from their previous 5 fixtures, and will be looking to improve this time around. In their last game, they lost by 1 goal against Liverpool. Meanwhile, Southampton are in average form having had mixed results from their previous 5 fixtures, and will be looking to improve this time around. In their last game, they lost by 3 goals against West Ham United.

Squads

Newcastle United Southampton
Forwards Ayoze Pérez, Dwight Gayle, Joselu, Kenedy, Salomón Rondón. Sam Gallagher, Marcus Barnes, Danny Ings, Shane Long, Charlie Austin, Michael Obafemi, Mohamed Elyounoussi.
Midfielders Ki Sungyueng, Sean Longstaff, Yoshinori Mutō, Jonjo Shelvey, Matt Ritchie, Mohamed Diamé, Christian Atsu, Jack Colback, Miguel Almirón, Kelland Watts. James Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Nathan Redmond, Pierre Emile Højbjerg, Josh Sims, Mario Lemina, Stuart Armstrong, Kayne Ramsey, Callum Slattery.
Defenders Fabian Schär, Antonio Barreca, Paul Dummett, Jamal Lascelles, Isaac Hayden, Ciaran Clark, DeAndre Yedlin, Florian Lejeune, Javier Manquillo, Federico Fernández, Lewis Cass. Matt Targett, Jannik Vestergaard, Maya Yoshida, Ryan Bertrand, Jack Stephens, Jan Bednarek, Alfie Jones, Yann Valery, Tyreke Johnson.
Goalkeepers Rob Elliot, Karl Darlow, Martin Dúbravka, Freddie Woodman, Nathan Harker. Angus Gunn, Fraser Forster, Alex McCarthy, Harry Lewis.
Staff Rafael Benítez. Ralph Hasenhüttl, Kelvin Davis.

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