*** With the following preview Southampton vs. Brighton & Hove Albion you will know what the casualties are, the possible lineups and where you can watch the match for Boxing Day
The Premier League returns with a day of boxing day. Southampton and Brighton & Hove Albion will face each other for matchday 15.
After 35 days without competition, for Qatar 2022, the capricious will shoot at St Mary’s Stadium.
Both teams have the same objective, to return to the path of victory. Despite having the same goal for the match, the realities of the two are opposite. The locals are in the fight to get out of relegation. While the visitors are on the hunt for the continental competition positions.
Those led by Nathan Jones are penultimate with 12 points, two away from being out of danger.
For his part, Roberto De Zerbi and his boys are seventh with 21 units. The Europa League is only five points away and the Conference League one.
The last time they collided was in April, for last season. That match was 2-2.
The team of saints He obtained his first victory this week under the command of Jones, since he beat Lincoln City for the Carabao Cup. The former Luton Town coach was the board’s bet to replace Ralph Hasenhüttl, who was almost 5 years old with DT of the club.
For the rest, those in red and white did not have friendlies during the month of break. Nathan took the opportunity to work with the majority of the squad. We’ll see if the training helped and if they can cut the three-game losing streak they have in the league.
Now we go to the sidewalk led by the Italian De Zerbi. On the return to official competition, his team lost on penalties to Charlton Athletic for the league cup.
The seagulls they played a friendly in early December against Aston Villa. The match ended 2-2.
Since Roberto’s arrival, those in blue have only won three games out of the last 10. Three draws and four losses are the other numbers for Roberto De Zerbi in his first 10 games.
Previous: absences and leaves
Tino Livramento and Juan Larios They are safe casualties for those at home. Theo Walcott is doubtful due to discomfort in the cup match midweek.
in Brighton, Alexis MacAllisterhas not yet joined the group for having a break for being world champion. Danny Welbeck, Jakub Moder and Adam Webster They will not be on Monday due to injury.
Southampton vs. brighton what Players will stand out?
Che Adams He is the reference striker for Southampton. The young Briton scored a double during the week and has four goals and two assists in 14 Premier games. His speed and scoring nose have made him the best friend of midfielders like James Ward Prowse.
Leandro Trossard is synonymous with danger in Brighton. Seven goals and two assists in 14 games this season. His versatility on the pitch, technical ability and individual quality have made the Belgian one of the most fashionable attackers in the Premier.
Previous lineups possible
Southampton probable XI:
Bazunu; Bella-Kotchap, Lyanco, Salisu; Walker-Peters, Ward-Prowse, Maitland-Niles, Elyounoussi, Perraud; To Armstrong, Adams.
Brighton & Hove Albion probable eleven:
Sanchez; Gross, Dunk, Colwill, Estupinan; Gilmour, Caicedo; March, Lallana, Mitoma; Trossard.
Where and when to watch this Southampton vs. Brighton
- Date: December 26, 2022.
- Hours: 12:00 in Chile.
- Venue: St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton.
- Where to watch: Star+.