Stoke City vs Southampton by Foxserkan
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Last minute goal against Fulham, Nigel Adkins must have inhaled a deep breathe. It did not seem like Southampton could hit the nets but the defender of Fulham Baird assisted them. That was of course a happy draw 1-1 at away. This match will be a good test for the defense of Southampton. It is true that Southampton are playing defensive in recent matches as they are close to the dangerous zone. I do not believe they can easily hit the nets of Stoke today. And if they concede the first goal I do not expect them to come back. Playing against Stoke who are efficient in set pieces, Southampton have a difficult task today. Southampton have a limited capacity in Premier League and in fact I believe they are not as good team as Stoke. Southampton are consist of players who struggle good but when you check the stats you find out that they can not dominate the majority of the game.
It is of course true that Stoke have problems with missing players in defense line as Shawcross and Cameron are suspended. But how much can Southampton benefit with a weak offense line? Stoke with classical long balls will threaten the visitors and Southampton will try to reply by running and struggling. I except a result of 2-0
|Stoke AH -0.75||Sbobet||2.36||8||3-3 LOST (-8 units)|
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