Newcastle vs Southampton
Stadium: St James' Park
Referee: Paul Tierney
Newcastle United will face Southampton in the second leg of the English League Cup semi-final. At St Mary's, Eddie Howe's side were the better side, winning 1:0. Will Nathan Jones' team be able to create problems for the favorite?
Before beating Southampton 1:0 in their first semi-final game, Newcastle United traveled to Crystal Palace. In this encounter, the teams could not produce any results and shared the points. Despite this result, the Magpies are still in third place in the standings of the championship of England. It is worth noting the series of Eddie Howe's team, which has already reached four games in all competitions.
After the home defeat against Newcastle United (0:1), the team played one more cup game. They took on Blackpool in the FA Cup fourth round. Not without problems, Southampton managed to pass on in the tournament - a victory with a score of 2:1. The club's last opponent in the English league was Aston Villa - a 0:1 home defeat. The team is still in last place in the standings.
Expert Betting Tips
The guests still show an unstable game. The club is knocking Manchester City out of the Cup but can lose to another underdog. However, there needs to be more progress in the actions of Nathan Jones' team. For example, Southampton has three wins in the last five games, the best indicator for the club in the current campaign if you take this particular stretch of performances. Newcastle already has a well-established game. We should not be surprised if the guests have a slight advantage. They will open up and go forward to get back after the home defeat. The trend with the total over will be restored here.