Southampton host Leeds United of their first house recreation of the brand new Premier League season on Saturday afternoon.
The Saints resumed their behavior for squandering leads throughout their opening day defeat to Tottenham final weekend. Because the summer season of 2020, Southampton have dropped 55 factors from profitable positions – 15 greater than another aspect in that point.
Leeds had been on the constructive finish of an overhauled deficit in opposition to Wolves final Saturday, recovering from Daniel Podence’s early opener to win 2-1.
Here is every part it is advisable know concerning the assembly between two sides who might worth a primary purpose in a different way.
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H2H Outcomes (Final 5 Video games)
Southampton: 1 Win
Leeds: 3 Wins
Attracts: 1 Draw
Present Type (Final 5 Video games)
Southampton workforce information
The long-term absence of Tino Livramento – who’s unlikely to function earlier than the winter World Cup – has restricted Ralph Hasenhuttl’s choices at full-back and wing-back. Nathan Tella has been shoehorned into the latter function up to now however is a doubt after solely not too long ago returning to coaching.
Given how uncovered the pure ahead Moussa Djenepo was when fielded on the flank in opposition to Tottenham final weekend, Hasenhuttl might go for the extra defensively minded Romain Perraud.
Theo Walcott missed the whole thing of preseason with a health concern which is but to resolve itself.
Southampton Beginning 11: Bazunu; Stephens, Bednarek, Salisu; Walker-Peters, Ward-Prowse, Lavia, Romeu, Perraud; Aribo, Adams.
Bench: McCarthy, Bella-Kotchap, Valery, Diallo, S Armstrong, A Armstrong, Redmond.
Leeds workforce information
Each Luke Ayling and Junior Firpo are ‘forward of schedule’ of their recoveries from knee accidents in keeping with Jesse Marsch. Though both is prone to function till late August on the earliest. Adam Forshaw (knee) and Luis Sinisterra (thigh) are nearing returns to coaching.
Captain Liam Cooper had his preseason derailed by a freak Achilles problem and his involvement this weekend stays doubtful. There’s little uncertainty, nonetheless, within the prolonged wait forward of Stuart Dallas as he recovers from a femoral fracture.
Leeds Beginning 11: Meslier; Kristensen, Koch, Llorente, Struijk; Roca, Adams; Aaronson, Rodrigo, Harrison; Bamford.
Bench: Christy, Klich, Grey, Greenwood, Drameh, Summerville, Gelhardt.
The lengthy arm of affect wielded by Crimson Bull’s footballing department will likely be closely current on the south coast this weekend as two of its graduates – and former colleagues at RB Leipzig – pit their wits in opposition to each other.
Marsch was briefly a part of Hasenhuttl’s employees in Germany half a decade in the past and admits that the Saints boss ‘believes in lots of the identical rules and philosophies that I consider in’.
Nonetheless, Leeds have a squad extra suited to that front-foot, fizzy-drink soccer and will properly lengthen Southampton’s ruinous run of 1 Premier League win since March.
Prediction: Southampton 1-2 Leeds