With the mid-table teams heating up, Burnley will be heading to St. Mary’s Stadium to take on side Southampton. Both sides are in a safe position in the Premier League hence making for an entertaining clash. The match schedules for 15th February, with kickoff at 15:30 GMT.
The Saints have failed to pull off a win over the Clarets in their last six encounters. However, the current pick of Danny Ings this season, Southampton have a fighting chance over the Claret. The Saints managed to pick up nine points from their opening 13 games of the season, but things for Ralph Hassenhult has taken a different route.
Currently, Southampton has picked up seven wins from their last 12 Premier League games, while managing to score 11 goals from the matches. Danny Ings has been in form managing to score 17 goals from all competitions this season.
Burnley have had a typical Burnley season under manager Sean Dyche. The Clarets have put forward a mix of results from the encounters. They are managing to pull off nine wins from their past 25 matches. They are currently 11th on the Premier League table.
Sean Dyche will be entering head high into the match after pulling off wins over Manchester United and Leicester City. Will the Saints turn over their luck to end the losing streak over the Clarets?
Southampton vs. Burnley Head to Head
Both sides have met on 19 different occasions, with each team taking home six wins and seven games ending in a draw. Here is a look at their past encounters:
Burnley 3-0 Southampton
Burnley 1-1 Southampton
Southampton 0-0 Burnley
Burnley 1-1 Southampton
Southampton 0-1 Burnley
Southampton 3-1 Burnley
Southampton 2-0 Burnley
Burnley 1-0 Southampton
Southampton Team News
Coach Ralph Hassenhult will contend with the lack of injuries in his camp ahead of the clash. After picking up a knock during their FA clash, James Ward-Prowse will be fit enough ahead of the clash. On-loan Spurs right-back Kyle Walker-Peters might make his Southampton league debut. Saints will be taking advantage of the in-form Danny Ings.
Burnley Team News
Coach Sean Dyche does not have any injuries in his camp ahead of the clash. However, it remains a doubt whether Johann Berg Gudmundsson will feature, mainly working towards recovering from a thing injury. Forward Ashley Barnes is a miss for the match after picking up a groin injury.
Prediction and Odds
The Clarets have found the better part of the Saints in their past six encounters; however, the Saints have a current peak in form.
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