Southampton will host AFC Bournemouth at St. Mary’s Stadium in what will be just the 12th time they’ve met in Premier League history.
Southampton have been the worst team in the league going into this match, and will be hoping to turn their fortunes around with a win over their south coast rivals.
This is a real derby match in the Premier League and there should an electric atmosphere at the St Marys Stadium this evening.
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Southampton are pretty woeful at the moment and look more or less relegated to the Championship.
- Match Result will be Bournemouth
- Phillip Billing to score anytime in the match
- Over 7 corners in the match
The Saints are bottom of the table on 24 points from 32 games played, while Bournemouth occupy the 15th position and have a nine-point advantage over their hosts at the time of writing.
A win for Southampton especially, could turn out to be a defining moment in their fight for survival.
This match will be available live on BT Sport App and BT Sport 3 for both Bournemouth and Southampton fans across the UK.
Southampton are coming into this game from a scintillating 3-3 draw at the Emirates stadium in what should be a confidence booster.
Before that, they lost 0-2 to Crystal Palace at home.
Meanwhile Bournemouth defeated Tottenham 2-3 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium before losing 0-4 at home to Newcastle on Sunday.
Southampton have the worst form in the league currently and things are looking pretty bleak at the foot of the Premier League table.
They’ve only managed one win in their last ten matches, losing six and drawing three.
At home, they’ve lost seven of their last ten games.
The Saints will have to put in a good shift at home this time if they’re to come off with all three points.
Bournemouth’s form has been fairly at equilibrium in their last ten games; losing five and winning five.
The Cherries are coming into this fixture from back-to-back away wins, and would love to make it three in a row.