Southampton Vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Southampton Vs Manchester United Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

This week we saw the third round of the League Cup being played in England and despite its new exotic brand name (Carabao Cup) many Premier League Managers continue to dislike it. Even after his side won against Burton Albion on Wednesday, Jose Mourinho was found complaining about the competition. He said, “If you ask me 'could English football survive or be even be better without this competition?' Maybe. Maybe we would be fresher for European competition." Well, the third …
Southampton vs Arsenal Preview | FA Cup 4th Round Preview

Southampton vs Arsenal Preview | FA Cup 4th Round Preview

On January 28th, Southampton welcome Arsenal to St Mary's Stadium for the fourth round of the FA Cup.  Fresh from their triumph over Liverpool in the semi-final of the league cup, Southampton will now look to conquer England's other domestic cup this weekend. The Saints are coming off a 1-0 win over Liverpool on Wednesday that led to the Saints going to their first League Cup final since 1979.  After winning the first leg at St Mary's 1-0, the Saints …
Southampton vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Southampton vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Liverpool head to Southampton on Sunday eager to close the gap between themselves and the Saints in the race for Champions League qualification. Ronald Koeman’s men sit in fourth but are only four points ahead of the Reds who occupy seventh. Head to head battles such as these are crucial to gain ground on your opponents or further cement your position. Both teams will be eager to show off their attacking brand of football which sets up for a fascinating …
Are Southampton Serious Contenders This Year?

Are Southampton Serious Contenders This Year?

Obviously it was only two months ago when some pundits bravely tipped Southampton for the drop after key players such as Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren all left the club, but now the club from the south coast are sitting proudly in second place. It's far too early to judge any side this season yet, as many sides have started quickly and have faded before the new year, but Ronald Koeman's men have a superb chance of troubling …
Who Can Fill Dejan Lovren's Boots?

Who Can Fill Dejan Lovren's Boots?

Liverpool will complete a deal to sign Southampton defender Dejan Lovren in the next 48 hours, according to Croatian newspaper, Sportske Novosti. The former Olympique Lyon defender has been one of Liverpool's top transfer targets during the summer and the Reds are still looking to add to their former Southampton contingent with the signing of Lovren. After having a tremendous season for the Saints his boots will be big to fill at St Mary's, but here we take a look at …
Southampton vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Southampton vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

These two sides are both secure in the top half of the Premier League, but this match could determine who finishes in 8th place. Newcastle are currently above their hosts on Saturday, however, a win for Southampton would see them leapfrog the Magpies. These sides still have plenty to play for as World Cup places are up for grabs for some players, while others are playing for their future. Mauricio Pochettino and Alan Pardew will have already started planning for …
Osvaldo and van Wolfswinkel Stats | Risk With Foreign Strikers

Osvaldo and van Wolfswinkel Stats | Risk With Foreign Strikers

Every year we see a number of foreign strikers join Premier League clubs with impressive career scoring records. This fills fans with hope that they now possess a dangerous centre forward who can regularly score 15+ goals year in, year out. This summer, two strikers with growing reputations joined Premier League clubs for big fees: Pablo Osvaldo and Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Both have been linked with huge Premier League teams in the past. Arsenal and Liverpool have been rumoured to have looked …
Manchester United Vs Southampton Preview: Key Player Stats | Team News

Manchester United Vs Southampton Preview: Key Player Stats | Team News

Manchester United will welcome Southampton, the surprise package of the season so far, to Old Trafford for a 3:00pm kick-off this Saturday. I refer to Southampton as a surprise package, but with a squad like the one they have, perhaps more people should have predicted the Saints to do so well. No matter what esteem you held Southampton in before the start of the season, you would never have expected them to be 4 points clear of Manchester United after 7 …
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