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Southampton FC vs. Sheffield United FC 3/6/2021 EPL Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Southampton FC takes on Sheffield United FC on 3/6/2021 at 10:00AM

Sheffield United FC encounters Southampton FC in a regular season match. Southampton FC with a record of 8-6-12 this season comes into this game with a 3-4-6 record on the road. Sheffield United FC is 4-2-21 this season and is 3-1-10 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. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Sheffield United FC than game on their home pitch?

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sheffield United FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Sheffield United FC came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Southampton FC at their home pitch.

The Southampton FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Southampton FC

Jan Bednarek DF

Jan Bednarek has 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 24 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 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in EPL action.

James Ward-Prowse MF

As a shooter, James Ward-Prowse had 24 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 13 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

James Ward-Prowse has 26 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, James Ward-Prowse had 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 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ryan Bertrand DF

As a shooter, Ryan Bertrand had 8 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ryan Bertrand had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Ryan Bertrand has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ryan Bertrand has 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 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 28 fouls this season in EPL action.

Che Adams FW

As a shooter, Che Adams had 40 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 Che Adams 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.

As a scorer, Che Adams had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Che Adams 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.

Che Adams has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Che Adams has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 37 fouls this season in EPL action.

Stuart Armstrong MF

Stuart Armstrong has 28 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Stuart Armstrong has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Stuart Armstrong has 19 goals scored 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 26 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 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. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Oriol Romeu had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Oriol Romeu has 19 goals scored 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 22 fouls this season in EPL action.

Danny Ings FW

As a shooter, Danny Ings had 39 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Danny Ings has 18 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, Danny Ings had 18 goals 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 14 fouls this season in EPL action.

Kyle Walker-Peters DF

As a shooter, Kyle Walker-Peters had 8 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Kyle Walker-Peters has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Kyle Walker-Peters had 18 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Kyle Walker-Peters has 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.

The Sheffield United FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sheffield United FC

Chris Basham DF,MF

As a shooter, Chris Basham had 8 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Chris Basham had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Chris Basham has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Chris Basham has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Chris Basham has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Chris Basham has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in EPL action.

George Baldock DF

George Baldock has 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. George Baldock has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, George Baldock had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. George Baldock has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

George Baldock has 0 Yellow Cards this season. George Baldock has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 36 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in EPL action.

John Egan DF

As a shooter, John Egan had 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. John Egan has 0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

John Egan 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 Sheffield United FC teammates, John Egan had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Egan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Egan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 27 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in EPL action.

Ethan Ampadu DF,MF

Ethan Ampadu has 7 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ethan Ampadu had 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Ethan Ampadu has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sheffield United FC teammates, Ethan Ampadu had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ethan Ampadu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ethan Ampadu has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in EPL action.

John Lundstram MF

John Lundstram has 18 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. John Lundstram has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

John Lundstram has 18 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. John Lundstram has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Lundstram has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Lundstram has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 16 fouls this season in EPL action.

Enda Stevens DF

Enda Stevens has 11 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Enda Stevens has 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Enda Stevens had 19 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Enda Stevens has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Enda Stevens has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Enda Stevens has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 19 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in EPL action.

John Fleck MF

As a shooter, John Fleck had 13 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 John Fleck had 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

John Fleck has 17 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sheffield United FC teammates, John Fleck had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John Fleck has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John Fleck has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in EPL action.

David McGoldrick FW,MF

As a shooter, David McGoldrick had 44 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 David McGoldrick had 20 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, David McGoldrick had 17 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. David McGoldrick has 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.

David McGoldrick has 0 Yellow Cards this season. David McGoldrick has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 33 fouls this season. He has drawn 19 fouls this season in EPL action.

Southampton FC Team Stats

The Southampton FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Southampton FC scored 0.85 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Southampton FC scored those goals off assists 235.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 2 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Southampton FC converted on 0.30 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Southampton FC attempts 3.73 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. 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 36.9% 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 0.06 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 6600.0% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 8% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Southampton FC. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Southampton FC Utility Stats

Southampton FC tried 2.31 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Southampton FC is in the top 15 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Southampton FC has successfully intercepted 7.92 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton FC in the top 100 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Southampton FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Southampton FC drew 11.58 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 11.15 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton FC in the top 70 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Sheffield United FC Team Stats

The Sheffield United FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sheffield United FC was able to score 0.41 goals. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Sheffield United FC scored those goals off assists 732.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 3 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Sheffield United FC converted on 0.16 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Sheffield United FC attempted 2.74 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Sheffield United FC is able to get 32.0% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Sheffield United FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sheffield United FC gave up -5.02 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Sheffield United FC goalkeepers fended off 0.06 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

Sheffield United FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 9600.0% of the time. 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, 2% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Sheffield United FC. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Sheffield United FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sheffield United FC had 2.11 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sheffield United FC is in the top 20 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sheffield United FC had 11.48 interceptions. Sheffield United FC is in the top 55 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Sheffield United FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sheffield United FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sheffield United FC drew 12.33 fouls. Sheffield United FC is in the top 10 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sheffield United FC committed an offside 7.93 times. Sheffield United FC is in the top 5 percentile in offside calls against them.

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