Watford vs Southampton
7:45pm Tuesday 23rd April
Ralph Hasenhuttl has warned his players they’ll ought to get on high kind to curb Watford’s “outrageous” season on Tues night.
The Saints were overwhelmed 3-1 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Saturday, with a hat-trick from Ayoze Perez proving the distinction, missing the possibility to all-but secure Premier League safety.
Instead, defeat for capital reception to port on Sunday saw Southampton stay 5 points further from the relegation zone,
with the Saints still holding a game in hand sooner than Tuesday’s trip to parsonage Road.
Javi Gracia has demanded his players carry on their hunger for Premier League points despite having already bonded their best-ever Premier League tally, ANd with an solfa syllable final to appear forward to furthermore.
Watford stay while not suspended captain Troy Deeney for Tuesday’s Premier League visit of Southampton.
The striker was sent off within the recent defeat to Arsenal and serves the second of a three-match ban.
Tom Cleverley (calf), Domingos Quina (shoulder) and Jose Holebas (hamstring) are still missing
though Roberto Pereyra and Adalberto Penaranda are in competition once overcoming hip and hamstring injuries severally.
Southampton can still assess defenders Jannik Vestergaard and Yan Valery sooner than the trip to Watford.
Vestergaard (groin) and Valery (illness) each lost Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, at the side of goalkeeper Alex McCarthy and defender Matt Targett,
UN agency ar carrying such-and-such fitness problems.
Midfielder Mario Lemina created his come from 3 months out with AN abdominal downside once he came off the bench to attain within the half at St James’ Park,
thus might be concerned once more. Forward archangel Obafemi (hamstring) continues his rehabilitation.
H2H Watford vs Southampton
Since beating Southampton in six consecutive meetings between November 2004 and October 2008, Watford have only managed one victory in their last 11 matches against Saints in all competitions (D5 L5), a 2-0 win in September 2017.
Having lost their first top-flight visit to Watford in January 1983, Southampton have since lost just one of nine such trips (W2 D6),
a 3-2 defeat in December 1999 in what was the first ever Premier League match between the two sides.
Five of Watford’s six home league defeats this season have been against sides currently in the top six, with a 0-4 loss against Bournemouth in October the exception.
Score Prediction: Watford 2-1 Southampton