On Jan 26th, Southampton plays host to Arsenal in a meeting of these two Premier League teams. In Southampton’s last match they recorded a 1-0 shutout win against Liverpool. Danny Ings scored the first goal for Southampton in the 2nd minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, Liverpool couldn’t muster any offence and Southampton ran away with the shutout win. Southampton is looking for direction having 4 win and 2 losses in their last 10 matches, while in their last match, Arsenal recorded a 0-0 scoreless draw against Crystal Palace. Neither Arsenal nor Crystal Palace could manage to put one past the goalie. They had 12 and 13 shots on net respectively, but no one could score, and the match ended in a 0 – 0 draw,. Arsenal is looking for direction having 3 win and 4 losses in their last 10 matches.
Arsenal and Southampton last played eachother at the Emirates Stadium on the 16th of December. Arsenal and Southampton battled to a 1-1 draw. Theo Walcott struck first for Southampton in the 18th minute, then in the 52nd minute, Edward Nketiah sent in a beautiful pass which was converted by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang earning them at least the one point.
Alexandre Lacazette has been on a hot streak lately. In the last 5 games, hes scored four goals for Arsenal. Theo Walcott and Danny Ings are the top scorers for Southampton in the last five matches, but unfortunately they only have one goal.
Ralph Hasenhüttl’s squad will be without Oriol Romeu, Danny Ings, Che Adams, Moussa Djenepo, Jannik Vestergaard, Michael Obafemi, Alex McCarthy and Nathan Redmond, while David Luiz, Kieran Tierney, Willian, Martinelli and Reiss Nelson are unavailable to play for Arsenal.