In this week 15 match on the 4th of December, Southampton plays host to Brighton & Hove Albion in a clash of the Premier League. In Southampton’s last match they recorded a 1-2 loss against Norwich City. Che Adams struck first for Southampton in the 4th minute, then Teemu Pukki tied it up for Norwich City in the 7th minute on a feed from Max Aarons Finally they completed the comback victory in the 79th minute on a goal by Grant Hanley to cap off a wild match. Southampton is looking for direction having earned 13 points in their last 10 matches, while in Brighton & Hove Albion’s last match they recorded a 0-2 loss against Aston Villa. Ollie Watkins struck first for Aston Villa in the 84th minute on a feed from Ashley Young, then Tyrone Mings added another in the 88th minute In the end, Brighton & Hove Albion couldn’t muster any offence and Aston Villa ran away with the shutout win. Brighton & Hove Albion is looking for direction having 2 win and 3 losses in their last 10 matches.
This will be the first match for these two teams against eachother this season. Last season these teams were evenly matched with 1 win each.
Leandro Trossard has been the most prolific scorer on Brighton & Hove Albion in the last 5 matches with two goals. Both Armando Broja and Che Adams have been the hottest scorers for Southampton in the last 5 each having scored 2 goals each
Jack Stephens is unavailable to play for Southampton, while Graham Potter’s squad will be without Enock Mwepu and Steven Alzate.