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Southampton FC vs. Leeds United 2/23/2021 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Southampton FC encounters Leeds United on 2/23/2021 at 1:00PM

Leeds United challenges Southampton FC in a regular season match. Southampton FC with a record of 8-6-10 this season comes into this game with a 3-4-4 record on the road. Leeds United is 10-2-12 this season and is 4-2-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Southampton FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Leeds United played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Leeds United and it is an opportunity to get rolling. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Leeds United after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Southampton FC.

The Southampton FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Southampton FC

Jan Bednarek DF

As a shooter, Jan Bednarek had 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jan Bednarek had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Jan Bednarek has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton FC teammates, Jan Bednarek had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jan Bednarek has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jan Bednarek has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Ward-Prowse MF

As a shooter, James Ward-Prowse had 23 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but James Ward-Prowse had 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, James Ward-Prowse had 24 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. James Ward-Prowse has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

James Ward-Prowse has 0 Yellow Cards this season. James Ward-Prowse has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 33 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ryan Bertrand DF

Ryan Bertrand has 8 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Ryan Bertrand has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ryan Bertrand has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton FC teammates, Ryan Bertrand had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ryan Bertrand has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ryan Bertrand has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in EPL action.

Che Adams FW

Che Adams has 38 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Che Adams has 17 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Che Adams had 19 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton FC teammates, Che Adams had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Che Adams has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Che Adams has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in EPL action.

Oriol Romeu MF

Oriol Romeu has 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Oriol Romeu has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Oriol Romeu had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Oriol Romeu has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Oriol Romeu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Oriol Romeu has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 30 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kyle Walker-Peters DF

As a shooter, Kyle Walker-Peters had 8 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Kyle Walker-Peters has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Kyle Walker-Peters has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton FC teammates, Kyle Walker-Peters had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kyle Walker-Peters has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kyle Walker-Peters has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in EPL action.

Stuart Armstrong MF

As a shooter, Stuart Armstrong had 24 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Stuart Armstrong had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Stuart Armstrong had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Stuart Armstrong has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Stuart Armstrong has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Stuart Armstrong has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Danny Ings FW

As a shooter, Danny Ings had 37 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Danny Ings had 18 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Danny Ings has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton FC teammates, Danny Ings had 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Danny Ings has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Danny Ings has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in EPL action.

The Leeds United Roster

The Players to Watch for the Leeds United

Luke Ayling DF

As a shooter, Luke Ayling had 15 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luke Ayling had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Luke Ayling had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Luke Ayling has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luke Ayling has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luke Ayling has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 34 fouls this season in EPL action.

Patrick Bamford FW

Patrick Bamford has 79 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Patrick Bamford has 33 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Patrick Bamford has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Patrick Bamford has 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Patrick Bamford has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Patrick Bamford has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in EPL action.

Stuart Dallas DF,MF

As a shooter, Stuart Dallas had 26 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Stuart Dallas has 10 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Stuart Dallas has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Stuart Dallas has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Stuart Dallas has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Stuart Dallas has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 24 fouls this season in EPL action.

Jack Harrison MF

Jack Harrison has 33 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jack Harrison had 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Jack Harrison had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leeds United teammates, Jack Harrison had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jack Harrison has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jack Harrison has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Mateusz Klich MF

As a shooter, Mateusz Klich had 25 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Mateusz Klich had 7 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Mateusz Klich had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leeds United teammates, Mateusz Klich had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mateusz Klich has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Mateusz Klich has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed 38 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ezgjan Alioski DF,MF

As a shooter, Ezgjan Alioski had 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ezgjan Alioski had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ezgjan Alioski has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ezgjan Alioski has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ezgjan Alioski has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ezgjan Alioski has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in EPL action.

Liam Cooper DF

As a shooter, Liam Cooper had 14 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Liam Cooper has 7 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Liam Cooper has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leeds United teammates, Liam Cooper had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Liam Cooper has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Liam Cooper has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kalvin Phillips MF

Kalvin Phillips has 8 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Kalvin Phillips has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Kalvin Phillips had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Kalvin Phillips has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kalvin Phillips has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kalvin Phillips has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 28 fouls this season in EPL action.

Southampton FC Team Stats

The Southampton FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Southampton FC scored 0.92 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton FC was able to score 2 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton FC was able to score on 0.32 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Southampton FC attempted 3.79 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Southampton FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 37.8% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Southampton FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Southampton FC gave up -3.97 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Southampton FC goalkeepers fended off 0.07 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

Southampton FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 6200.0% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Southampton FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 8% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Southampton FC Utility Stats

Southampton FC tried 2.42 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton FC in the top 10 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Southampton FC has successfully intercepted 7.83 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton FC in the top 95 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Southampton FC commits 0.0 fouls. This puts Southampton FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Southampton FC drew 11.62 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Southampton FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.08 times per 90 minutes of action. Southampton FC is in the top 70 percentile in offside calls against them.

Leeds United Team Stats

The Leeds United Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leeds United was able to score 1.21 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Leeds United scored those goals off assists 0.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Leeds United converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Leeds United attempted 5.33 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Leeds United attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 37.3% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Leeds United Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leeds United was able to hold opponents to -5.05 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.07 shots were saved by Leeds United goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 8800.0% of shots on target were saved by Leeds United goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Leeds United. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Leeds United Utility Stats

Leeds United tried 2.0 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Leeds United is in the top 40 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leeds United had 14.04 interceptions. Leeds United is in the top 25 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Leeds United has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Leeds United in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leeds United drew 11.04 fouls. This puts Leeds United in the top 55 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leeds United committed an offside 10.5 times. This puts Leeds United in the top 48 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Southampton FC vs. Leeds United Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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