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02 Nov 2017 by TSZ

Premier League In Focus – Southampton vs Burnley Preview


When? Saturday 4th November, 15:00 (UK)

Where? St Mary’s Stadium

What channel is it on? Southampton vs Burnley will not be televised live

Are tickets still available?

Southampton -

Burnley -

Head-to-head – last five meetings: Southampton W3, Burnley W2
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Southampton W3, Burnley W2
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Southampton W20, Burnley W20, D14

Both Southampton and Burnley have scored just nine goals in the Premier League this season - an average of 0.9 goals per game. They both have the unwanted distinction of being the two sides that have scored the least goals of all the teams in the top half of the table.

Southampton have won just four of their last 18 Premier League matches (W4 D7 L7).

Southampton have scored the most Premier League goals from the penalty spot this season with three.

33.3% of Southampton’s goals have come from the spot this season, in comparison to 44.4% from open play.

Burnley have the lowest pass completion rate of the teams in the top half of the Premier League with 72.2%. They also have the lowest average possession of the teams in the top half at just 44.2%.

Burnley have had 99 shots on target this season in the Premier League, meaning that they score, on average, once every 11 shots.

Burnley have won the most aerial duels in the Premier League this season at 232 - an average of 23.2 battles in the air going their way each week.

No English player has got on the scoresheet for Burnley in the Premier League this season.

January 2014 saw these two sides paired together in the FA Cup and it would make for a very entertaining clash as there were no fewer than seven goals scored that day. It would however be the Saints who edged it as they ended up winning 4-3.