Southampton: Estimated line-up in opposition to Newcastle

Southampton proceed their Premier League season as they make the lengthy journey to Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.

Ralph Hassenhuttl’s facet had been disenchanted on match day one after they let a 1-0 half-time lead slip to lose 3-1 at Everton, however bounced again properly to make it 1-1 with title challengers Manchester United last-although once more, let a wire slide.

They face a Newcastle group that has not but registered a single level thus far, after dropping 4-2 to West Ham on opening day earlier than dropping 2-0 to Aston Villa final weekend.

To get a primary league win of the season, right here is the facet that Hassenhuttl may face Newcastle.

An thrilling prospectus / Visionhaus / Getty Images

Alex McCarthy (GK) – A bit shaky begin to the season however he’s the primary alternative and will proceed between the sticks.

Tino Livramento (RB) – What a expertise this man is. Defensively wholesome and utterly fearless of their littering attacking play. A really thrilling future.

Jack Stephens (CB) – Performed properly in opposition to Manchester United – above all urgent brilliantly to achieve possession earlier than the beginning – and has greater than earned his place in XI.

Mohammed Salisu (CB) – Was not the simplest season 2020/21 however appears extra assured now and regarded dominant within the United recreation – must be thought of a protected begin for this one.

Romain Perraud (LB) – An actual menace on the entrance foot however should regulate his recreation to be extra strong at the opposite finish – ought to get one other alternative on Saturday.

What will Moussa Djenepo do that weekend? / James Williamson – AMA / Getty Images

Theo Walcott (RM) – Poor went out final and was hooked at half time, however will in all probability preserve his place for the journey to Newcastle – his favourite opponent within the Premier League (11 objective contributions in opposition to them).

James Ward -Prowse (CM) – The membership’s greatest participant and the membership’s captain. Yes, after all he begins.

Oriol Romeu (CM) – Another key determine for the Saints is Romeu, who might be essential in stifling threats resembling Allan Saint-Maximin, Joe Willock and Miguel Almiron on Saturday.

Moussa Djenepo (LM) – An absolute blast to look at, Djenepo doesn’t shrink back from something. Can flip a recreation the other way up with a second of sheer brilliance or sheer stupidity – and nobody is aware of which one it should be.

Senior man in Southampton’s entrance line / Robin Jones / Getty Images

Adam Armstrong (ST) – Would actually have taken all three factors for Southampton within the final however has had an thrilling begin to his profession at St. Mary’s. Will once more start to develop a thriving relationship together with his strike accomplice.

Che Adams (ST) – In the absence of Danny Ings, it should probably fall on Adams to be the main man within the entrance line. Can be an actual menace to the defensive position and, having pressured his personal objective in opposition to United, he has an excellent alternative to unpack his first of the season in opposition to a leaky Newcastle protection.

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