Southampton vs Crystal Palace – Premier League preview and team news

Crystal Palace have the FA Cup final to look forward to, but before that they must look to end their Premier League season with a first away win since December when they take on a Southampton side that is within sight of a top six finish. The unexpected title success of Leicester City and the plight of some of English football’s powerhouses at the other end of the table have combined to ensure that Southampton’s superb form over the second half of the season has gone harshly under the radar.…

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Southampton vs Newcastle – Premier League preview and team news

Newcastle United desperately need a win as they strive to gain the points that will propel them to Premier League survival, but there is still plenty at stake for opponents Southampton, who still have Europe in their sights. It was a frustrating afternoon for the Saints last time out as they had a lot of good possession and territory upon their visit to leaders Leicester City, but came away with nothing as the odd good chance was missed and two optimistic penalty claims fell on deaf ears, leaving manager Ronald…

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Sunderland vs Southampton – Premier League preview and team news

Sunderland will be determined to hit back from their hefty defeat at Everton last time out, but face another tough test as they come up against an upwardly mobile Southampton side. To their credit, the Black Cats always looked a threat going forward at Goodison Park, hitting the frame of the goal twice early on and then retrieving a two-goal deficit, but despite fielding three centre-backs and holding midfielders they were much too open at the back and were eventually punished ruthlessly. Once they fell behind again at 3-2 they folded in…

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