Premier League 2018-19 – Southampton vs Bournemouth Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Southampton vs Bournemouth kick off? Saturday 27th April, 15:00 (UK)

Where is Southampton vs Bournemouth being played? St. Mary's Stadium

What television channel is Southampton vs Bournemouth on in the UK? Southampton vs Bournemouth will not be televised live in the UK

Where can I stream Southampton vs Bournemouth in the UK? N/A

Where can I get tickets for Southampton vs Bournemouth?

Southampton - https://southamptonfc.com/tickets/match-tickets

Bournemouth - https://tickets.afcb.co.uk/Online/default.asp?

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last six meetings: Southampton W2, Bournemouth W1, D3
All-time meetings: Southampton W13, Bournemouth W7, D8

THE TEAM NEWS

SOUTHAMPTON

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Gunn; Yoshida, Bednarek, Stephens; Valery, Hojbjerg, Romeu, Targett; Redmond, Ward-Prowse; Long

Unavailable: Obafemi (Injured), McCarthy (Injured), Vestergaard (Injured)

Doubtful: Bertrand (Injured), Armstrong (Injured)

BOURNEMOUTH

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Boruc; Simpson, S. Cook, Mepham, Ake; Brooks, Gosling, Lerma, Fraser; King; Wilson

Unavailable: L. Cook (Injured), Francis (Injured), Surman (Injured), Daniels (Injured), Diego Rico (Injured), Stanislas (Injured), Smith (Injured)

Doubtful: Clyne (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Southampton come into this South Coast derby with the greater urgency as they are not yet safe. Bournemouth are beset by injuries in defence which is upsetting the balance of their team and Southampton can take advantage of that and seal survival once and for all here.