SOUTHAMPTON. Newcastle United had a smooth win over Southampton. Newcastle United got an early 4-0 lead with 4 goals from M. Almiron (35′), C. Wood (59′) and J. Willock (62′). Southampton tried to recover with a goal from R. Perraud (88′). Nonetheless, the match was closed by a goal (90′) scored by B. Guimaraes for Newcastle United. Southampton lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the St. Mary’s Stadium stadium in Southampton on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Stuart Attwell assisted by Darren Cann and Harry Lennard. The 4th official was Simon Hooper. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.1 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 89%.
Southampton had a superior ball possession 56% while Newcastle United was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Southampton was putting more pressure with 61 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, Newcastle United was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Southampton shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. Talking about the opposition, Newcastle United shot 7 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.
Southampton received 1 yellow card (R. Lavia). Regarding the opposition, Newcastle United didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this encounter, Southampton will stay with 12 points to remain in the 18th place. Talking about the opposition, Newcastle United will have 27 points to remain in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Southampton will host Liverpool on the 28th of May with a 14-6 head to head stats in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).
Newcastle United will play away agasint Chelsea on the 28th of May with a 21-8 head to head record in favor of Chelsea (5 draws).
Southampton – Formation
Southampton started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Ralph Hasenhüttl decided to play with the following team: Gavin Bazunu, Juan Larios , Armel Bella-Kotchap , Mohammed Salisu , Romain Perraud , James Ward-Prowse , Ainsley Maitland-Niles , Stuart Armstrong , Che Adams , Mohamed Elyounoussi and Theo Walcott .
The home team had on the bench: Duje Ćaleta-Car, Alex McCarthy, Joe Aribo , Lyanco, Ibrahima Diallo, Roméo Lavia , Samuel Edozie , Sékou Mara and Adam Armstrong .
Southampton made 5 changes: J. Larios for R. Lavia (34′), C. Adams for A. Armstrong (65′), S. Armstrong for J. Aribo (64′), T. Walcott for S. Edozie (64′) and A. Bella-Kotchap for D. Caleta-Car (72′).
Best player: Mohammed Salisu
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Southampton was Mohammed Salisu.
His rating iswith 47 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7.
Newcastle United – Formation
Newcastle United started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Eddie Howe played with: Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier , Fabian Schär , Sven Botman , Dan Burn , Sean Longstaff , Bruno Guimarães , Joe Willock , Miguel Almirón , Callum Wilson and Jacob Murphy .
They had on the bench: Javier Manquillo, Jamaal Lascelles, Matt Targett, Elliot Anderson , Chris Wood , Karl Darlow, Ryan Fraser, Allan Saint-Maximin and Jonjo Shelvey .
Newcastle United could not rely on the presence of E. Anderson (injured).
Newcastle United made 5 changes: C. Wilson for C. Wood (46′), J. Murphy for J. Shelvey (64′), J. Willock for A. Saint-Maximin (72′), K. Trippier for J. Manquillo (80′) and M. Almiron for E. Anderson (81′).
Best player: Kieran Trippier
The most impressive player for Newcastle United was Kieran Trippier even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 45 passes (66% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.