Chelsea vs Southampton- Betting Tips and Predictions

Chelsea vs Southampton- Betting Tips and Predictions 3rd placed Chelsea welcome 11th place Southampton to Stamford Bridge and a win here will see the Londoners move level on points with Manchester United who play West Brom on Sunday. Chelsea recovered from the shock 1-0 defeat by West Ham in the London Derby to comfortably beat Huddersfield 1-3 midweek. The defending champions host an inconsistent Southampton who have only had one win from the last 6 games. Although this looks like a favorable tie for the Blues, Antonio Conte will be…

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Southampton vs Everton – betting tips and predictions

Southampton have managed only one win in their last six games and have dropped to the 14th spot in the league table. Last weekend, they lost 3-0 at Liverpool, and this Sunday, they will host Everton at St Mary’s Stadium. The Saints are only four points above the drop zone, and they will be looking to get some valuable points against a struggling Toffees side. The South Coast side have struggled to score goals this season, and have managed only nine goals this season. Everton have managed to collect four…

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Liverpool vs Southampton – betting tips and predictions

Liverpool are without a win in their last five fixtures against Southampton as they prepare to face the South Coast side at Anfield on Saturday. Following a poor run of results, the Reds are on a three-game winning run, and they will be favourites to claim another win on Saturday. However, the game won’t be a comfortable one for Jurgen Klopp’s men as they have struggled against the Saints in the recent years. The Merseysiders claimed a 4-1 win at West Ham in their last league fixture, and they are…

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Southampton vs Burnley – betting tips and predictions

Southampton face a tricky home fixture against high-flying Burnley on Saturday. The Saints have looked average at best under new manager Mauricio Pellegrino in the first quarter of the season. Meanwhile, Burnley have become even more resolute under manager Sean Dyche this season, and have picked up some incredible results. The Saints claimed a 1-1 draw at Brighton last weekend, which means they have picked up two draws and one win in their last three fixtures. In their last game at St Mary’s Stadium, the Saints picked up a 1-0…

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Brighton and Hove Albion vs Southampton – betting tips and predictions

Southampton will make a short trip to Amex Stadium to face Brighton and Hove Albion in a South Coast derby on Sunday. Both sides are only separated by a solitary point in the table and each claimed wins in their respective fixture last weekend. The Seagulls registered an impressive 3-0 win at West Ham United last weekend, while the Saints claimed a narrow 1-0 win over West Brom at St Mary’s. As things stand, the Saints occupy the tenth spot in the table with 12 points, and their opponents are…

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Southampton vs Newcastle United – betting tips and predictions

The Saints have made an underwhelming start to life under new manager Mauricio Pellegrino. As they prepare to welcome Newcastle United at St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday evening, they find themselves 12th in the table with just eight points. The hosts have picked up just one win in their last five league games, and they will come into this game on the back of consecutive defeats to Manchester United and Stoke City respectively. The South Coast club have struggled to score goals this season, and they have managed only five…

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Stoke City vs Southampton – betting tips and predictions

Stoke City are going through a slump as they prepare to welcome Southampton at Bet365 Stadium on Saturday. The Potters are without a win in their last four league games, and currently, on a three-game losing run in all competitions. Last weekend, Stoke suffered a humiliating 4-0 loss to Chelsea at home. However, Mark Hughes’ side have also produced some incredible performances this season. They have defeated Arsenal at home this season, and they are also the only side to take points from Manchester United. Ahead of the game against…

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Southampton vs Manchester United – betting tips and predictions

Southampton are struggling to score goals as they welcome Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United at St Mary’s Stadium on Saturday. The Saints have a respectable total of eight points on the board, and they currently find themselves in the top half of the table. However, the credit must go to their defence which has managed three clean sheets this season. In their last league fixture, they won 1-0 at Crystal Palace. The South Coast have not enjoyed much success on the attacking front though, and have scored just four goals in…

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Crystal Palace vs Southampton – betting tips and predictions

Crystal Palace find themselves in a deep turmoil ahead of their home game against Southampton on Saturday. The Eagles sit at the bottom of the table after losing their opening four games without scoring a goal. Following their 1-0 defeat at Burnley on Sunday, Palace fired manager Frank de Boer and replaced him with former England manager Roy Hodgson. This decision has received widespread criticism in the media, and Hodgson would now be under even more pressure to produce quick results for the South London side. The Saints are not…

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Huddersfield Town vs Southampton predictions and betting tips

Huddersfield Town have surprised everyone with their perfect start to life in Premier League. The Terriers have won their opening two fixtures and currently sit joint-top of the league table. In game week 3, the Terriers will host Southampton at The John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday. The Saints will come into the game on the back of the last-minute 3-2 win over West Ham United. The Terriers have not only managed maximum points from their opening two games, but they have done it in a convincing manner. David Wagner’s men…

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Southampton vs West Ham United predictions and betting tips

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Southampton will host West Ham United at St. Mary’s Stadium on Saturday. The Saints struggled to score goals last season, and judging by their performance in the opening weekend, their problem still exists. Despite dominating the possession, the Saints could only manage two shots on target in the goalless draw at Swansea on Saturday. The Hammers were even more dreadful in their 4-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford. None of the summer signings – Javier Hernandez, Marko Arnautovic and Joe Hart – managed to make any kind of…

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Manchester City continue their pursuit of Kyle Walker

Manchester City’s need for full-backs in this transfer window can’t be stress enough. City’s defence was their Achilles heel last season, and manager Pep Guardiola has an important task of rebuilding his defence this summer. The Spaniard has already allowed the likes of Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna to leave the club this summer, and Aleksandar Kolarov is also entering the final year of his deal. At the moment, City severely lack in bodies in full-back positions. The Citizens are supposedly in advance talks for Juventus full-back Dani…

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Chelsea eye defensive duo to replace Zouma and striker set to depart

Chelsea have identified Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci and Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk as possible defensive recruitments, according to the latest report from London Evening Standard. The report claims that any defensive arrival will possibly lead to the departure of centre-back Kurt Zouma on a loan deal. The French centre-back missed most of the last season with a cruciate injury and now manager Antonio Conte wants him to gain first-team experience elsewhere. French sides Lyon and Nice have already expressed interest in the 22-year-old, but Conte is not likely to let…

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Manchester United to work on three-man shortlist for defensive reinforcement

Manchester United are in the transfer market for an experienced centre-back and manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly drawn up a three-man shortlist. According to Sky Sports, following the Europa League triumph over Ajax, Mourinho has handed a list of players to United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, and that list features the names of Michael Keane, Virgil Van Dijk and Victor Lindelof. Keane has made a name of himself on the back of an impressive season with the Clarets. The 24-year-old, who left United to join the Clarets for £2m in…

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Man Utd vs Southampton – EFL Cup Final Preview

An intriguing match-up in the EFL Cup final at Wembley sees two managers appointed last summer aim to secure the first trophy of their respective tenures, as Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United take on Claude Puel’s Southampton. It is a meeting that brings about recollections of when the sides met in the 1976 FA Cup final, where a Bobby Stokes goal gave the then Second Division Saints the proudest moment of their history. And although victory here would not be quite as much of an upset, the South coast club are…

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Former Juventus star in England ahead of a Premier League move

Former Juventus defender Martin Caceres has flown into England ahead of a possible move to Premier League. The Uruguayan international has been a free agent since leaving the Italian giants in the summer and has been looking for a new club ever since. The 29-year-old reportedly has been in talks with Southampton, Crystal Palace and Sunderland and now, according to Sky Sports he has arrived in England ahead of talks with interested parties. ESPN today claimed that the Saints are very much interested in the player after losing centre-backs Virgil…

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CONFIRMED LINEUPS – Southampton vs Liverpool EFL Cup Semi Final (1st Leg)

Lucas Leiva makes his return to the Liverpool midfield taking up the number 6 role, Phillipe Coutinho finally features on the bench alongside Woodburn, Stewart and Joe Gomez. LFC Confirmed Lineup: 📋Here’s tonight’s #LFC team… #SOULIV pic.twitter.com/LhfoM763iA — Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 11, 2017 Maya Yoshida, Ryan Bertrand and Steve Davis return to the Saints starting lineup while wantaway skipper Fonte, Ward-Prowse and Sam McQueen make way. Saints Confirmed Lineup: The teams are in! Here’s a look at how #SaintsFC line up for tonight’s #EFLCup semi-final first leg against #LFC:…

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Manchester City handed a massive boost ahead of Southampton clash

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City are going through a rough patch at the moment. They are without a win in their last four games in all competitions and, during midweek, suffered a humiliating 4-0 thumping at the hands of Barcelona. Next up for them is a league clash against in-form Southampton at Etihad Stadium on Saturday. The Saints will definitely prove to be another tough nut to crack for City, but the league leaders have been handed an unexpected advantage ahead of the tie. The South Coast club will be without…

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Southampton have the potential to replicate top six finish

Whilst Leicester City winning the Premier League undoubtedly represented the major success story in English football last season, another wonderful achievement was that of Southampton securing the club best ever Premier League finish. Saints strengthen an already strong squad By ending the season in sixth place, after amassing a club record 63 points, the Saints qualified for the group stages of this season’s Europa League. As such handling the demands of competing in both domestic and European competition represents a tough challenge for Southampton but one they are nevertheless capable…

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Manchester United to sign one more after Paul Pogba

At the moment, Paul Pogba’s move to Manchester United is dominating all the football headlines. After days of speculation, the Juventus midfielder is yet to formally join United, but multiple reports have suggested that the world-record move is bound to happen sooner rather than later. Now, United manager Jose Mourinho has previously suggested that Pogba might be United’s last signing summer, but the latest report from the Times suggest otherwise. The Sunday Times has claimed that United are planning to sign one more player following the arrival of Pogba, and that…

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Tottenham and Southampton to finalise transfers

Dutch international Vincent Janssen is one the most sought-after young strikers in European football at the moment. The AZ Alkmaar star has already attracted interested from a number of clubs with his recent performances for his club and country. Tottenham are one of the clubs interested in the 22-year-old and already had their bid of £15 million turned down for the player, who scored 27 goals for Alkmaar in the Dutch Eredivisie last season. However, it now seems like the North London club will finally get their target. French publication L’Equipe (via…

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Southampton striker joins Papiss Cisse in China

Papiss Cisse has left Newcastle United to join Shandong Luneng, with the Chinese Super League side also signing Southamption striker Graziano Pelle, according to the Saints’ website. Cisse completes Chinese switch The Senegalese international striker appeared 131 times for Newcastle, scoring 44 goals, 13 of which arrived in his first 14 matches with the club, after he joined them from Freiburg midway through the 2011-2012 season. In the following four seasons which Cisse spent with Newcastle he struggled to score regularly and was on occasion guilty of ill-discipline, with the biggest…

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Twitter doesn’t react well to Southampton’s first Under Armour kit

Southampton are ready to make some noise next season. The Saints are heading to the Europa League with a new coach, Claude Puel, but they are also entering a new kit contract with Under Armour. The American sports clothing and accessories company now has three English clubs under contract: Southampton, Tottenham and Aston Villa. Not surprisingly, Saints fans were anticipating their club’s new kit for the 2016/2017 season, which was presented this week. It’s time: #BarRaised! https://t.co/rUEgyLW9IA — Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) 5 juli 2016 Here they are: #SaintsFC‘s first @UnderArmourUK kits!…

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Chelsea and Everton compete for Southampton star

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle is set for an exit from the South Coast club in the summer after spending two seasons with them. The 30-year-old has only one year left on his current deal with the Saints and he is not expected to be offered a new deal. The Telegraph reports that Premier League clubs Chelsea and Everton are very much interested in signing the Italy international this summer. Everton manager Ronald Koeman has previously worked with Pelle at Feyenoord and Southampton and rates him very highly. Meanwhile, Chelsea manager…

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Everton on the brink of signing Euro 2016 star and selling top defender for record fee

With a new coach in Ronald Koeman and a reported £100 million transfer kit at their disposal, Everton are primed to have a big transfer summer. On Friday, the Toffees completed their first signing as Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg joined the club on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee, according to a report by the BBC. The 33-year-old left Koeman’s Ajax for AS Roma in 2011, before moving to Fulham in 2013. Stekelenburg spent the 2014/2015 campaign on loan at Monaco and last season linked up with Koeman again at…

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