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Southampton make the trip to Carrow Road on Saturday for the Premier League clash with hosts Norwich City.
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Norwich City, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-2 Premier League triumph vs Brentford.
In that game, Norwich City managed 36% possession and 9 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Norwich City, the scorers were Mathias Normann (6') and Teemu Pukki (29'). Brentford got 19 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Rico Henry (60') was the scorer for Brentford.
Norwich City haven’t made the most of their chances in more recent games. Their sum of goals stands at just 3 vs opposing sides during their last 6 outings. In those games, Norwich City have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them total 12.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Norwich City:
- haven't beaten Southampton in their last 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won at home in the past 5 league matches. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Southampton will go into the clash following on from a 1-0 Premier League win with the eclipse of Aston Villa in their previous outing.
In that match, Southampton managed 57% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Southampton was Adam Armstrong (3'). On the other side, Aston Villa had 14 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
In their previous half-dozen outings, Southampton have amassed a tally of 7 goals. Southampton have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have seen 6 goals scored by their opponents. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 30/08/2015 shows us that Norwich City have won 1 of these games & Southampton 4, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A combined sum of 15 goals were scored between them in these games, with 4 for The Canaries and 11 belonging to The Saints. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The previous league fixture between the two was Premier League match day 30 on 19/06/2020 when the final score was Norwich City 0-3 Southampton.
That day, Norwich City managed 54% possession and 9 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
Southampton got 22 shots on goal with 9 of them on target. Danny Ings (49'), Stuart Armstrong (54') and Nathan Redmond (79') scored.
The match was refereed by Kevin Friend.
Team News: Norwich City
The Norwich City manager Dean Smith has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Southampton
Due to a fully healthy group available to choose from, the Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhüttl does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash.
Here, we’re thinking that Norwich City will do well to break down this Southampton side who we reckon should get the vital goal that wins it.
Our tip is therefore for a hard-fought 0-1 winning score for Southampton when the referee blows for full-time.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Carrow Road (27,359)
Captain: Grant Hanley
Chairman: Delia Smith & Michael Wynn-Jones
Manager: Dean Smith
Competitions: Premier League position 20
⭐ Key Man: Teemu Pukki
Usually used in the Striker position, Teemu Pukki was born in Kotka, Finland. After making a first senior appearance for KooTeePee in the 2006 season, the dangerous Forward has hit 3 league goals in this Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 11 appearances.