Southampton and Burnley face at St. Mary’s Stadium, in a match for the 26th round of the Premier League. Burnley won at home by (3‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, in 10‑08-2019. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 games won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. But the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, in 12‑ 08-2018, for the Premier League, the two teams drew for (0‑0). The home / away condition deserves particular attention, since despite this being a match between 13th and 11th of the league table, it is actually a confrontation between the 20th ranked in home games and the 12th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 13th position, with 31 points won, after 9 wins, 4 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against Crystal Palace by (0-2). In the last game, he lost out against Liverpool by (4-0). This is a team that usually conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since it conquered 20 points out and 11 in its stadium, with 18 goals scored and 18 suffered as a visitor, against 13 goals scored and 28 suffered at home. In the last match he played, for the FA Cup, he lost with Tottenham Hotspur out by (3-2). In their last 10 home games for the championship Southampton won 3, drew 1 and lost 6, so they won 10 points in 30 possible. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 0-1 (5 in 12 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 25 games in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Southampton arrives demotivated to this match, after a loss as a visitor, by 3-2, in the visit to the Tottenham stadium, for the FA Cup. The home team generally acts in a tactical system in 4-4-2, favoring a faster style of play and constant transitions. In this tactical drawing, the two men responsible for terrorizing the rival defense are Long and Ings. It should be noted that Redmond, Hojbjerg, Oriol Romeu and Djenepo must play in the midfield. Coach Ralph Hasenhuttl should not be able to count on Ward-Prowse, because he is injured.
The visiting team is currently in 11th position, with 31 points won, after 9 wins, 4 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out against Manchester United by (0-2). In the last match, he tied at home against Arsenal by (0-0). This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, since it conquered 12 points out and 19 in its stadium, with 12 goals scored and 20 suffered as a visitor, against 16 goals scored and 18 suffered at home. In his last 10 away matches for the championship, Burnley records 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, so he won 11 points in 30 possible. In 25 games in this competition, he only got 1 comeback in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 12 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 12 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Burnley enters this round after a 0-0 home draw against Arsenal. The visiting team generally plays in a tactical system in 4-4-2, favoring a slower and more organized style of play. It is believed that the two players responsible for launching the panic in the rival defense will be Wood and Jay Rodriguez. Cork, Hendrick, Westwood and McNeil can play in the most central part of the court. Coach Sean Dyche should not be able to count on Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Barnes, delivered to the medical department.