Southampton vs Fulham: Premier League preview


ulham will be hoping to put disappointment aside and finish the season on a bright note as they head to Southampton for their first Premier League match since their relegation was confirmed.

Defeat to Burnley at Craven Cottage on Monday night confirmed Fulham’s fate as they joined Sheffield United and West Brom in dropping into the Championship next season.

They face a Southampton side who are now assured of safety and looked a different team with top scorer Danny Ings back in the side in the win over Crystal Palace in midweek.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Southampton vs Fulham is scheduled for a 3pm BST kick-off on Saturday, May 14, 2021.

The game will take place behind closed doors at St. Mary’s because of current coronavirus restrictions.

How to watch Southampton vs Fulham

TV channel: The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the game live via the SkyGo app on desktop, mobile or tablet.

Southampton vs Fulham team news

Ralph Hasenhuttl must decide whether to start Danny Ings again so soon after his goalscoring return from injury against Palace in midweek, while Jan Bednarek is a doubt after being forced off in that match.

For Fulham, Mario Lemina is ineligible to face his parent club while Scott Parker could give playing time to some of the fringe players who are likely to play a more prominent role back in the Championship next season.

Southampton vs Fulham prediction

Much for Saints will depend on Danny Ings – Hasenhuttl has admitted they are a different side with the England striker in it. If he is ready to go again, it’s hard to see anything but a home win.

Premier League head to head (h2h) history and results

Last meeting: Fulham 0-0 Southampton (26/12/20)

Southampton vs Fulham betting odds and tips

Southampton to win: 11/10

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