SOUTHAMPTON. Southampton manages to recover against Leicester City with a goal on the J. Evans 23′ and a goal on the J. Maddison 49′.
The match was played at the St. Mary’s Stadium stadium in Southampton on Wednesday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Robert Jones who was helped by Edward Smart and Derek Eaton. The 4th official was Simon Hooper. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 5 degrees Celsius or 40.96 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.
Leicester City was in firm control of the ball 55% while Southampton was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Southampton was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Southampton to win the match.
Southampton shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Leicester City shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.
Southampton received 1 yellow card (O. Romeu). On the other side, Leicester City received 3 yellow cards (A. Lookman, W. Ndidi and K. Dewsbury-Hall).
After playing this match, Southampton will have 15 points like Everton and Leeds United to stay in the 16th place. On the opposite side, Leicester City will have 19 points like Tottenham Hotspur to move down in the 8th place.
Leicester City will play away against Aston Villa on the 5th of December with a 5-3 head to head record in favor of Leicester City (1 draw).
Southampton: Formation and Lineups
Southampton started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Ralph Hasenhüttl chose to play with the following team: Alex McCarthy , Valentino Livramento , Jan Bednarek , Mohammed Salisu , Kyle Walker-Peters , Nathan Redmond , James Ward-Prowse , Oriol Romeu , Nathan Tella , Che Adams and Adam Armstrong .
Southampton made 3 changes: N. Tella for A. Broja (65′), A. Armstrong for M. Elyounoussi (73′) and J. Bednarek for Lyanco (86′).
Top player: Jan Bednarek
The player who no doubt impressed Southampton the most was Jan Bednarek.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 35 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 6.
Leicester City: Formation and Lineups
Leicester City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Brendan Rodgers played with: Kasper Schmeichel , Timothy Castagne , Jonny Evans , Çağlar Söyüncü , Luke Thomas , Boubakary Soumaré , Wilfred Ndidi , Ademola Lookman , James Maddison , Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy .
Leicester City made 3 changes: B. Soumare for K. Dewsbury-Hall (46′), A. Lookman for A. Perez (61′) and H. Barnes for P. Daka (76′).
Top player: James Maddison
The player who no doubt impressed Leicester City the most was James Maddison.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 22 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 7 crosses.
Results of the day
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