The match between Southampton vs Aston Villa will be played at St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton on 6 November 2021 in the 11th round of the English Premier League. Southampton is a much stronger team than Aston Villa. It will be a tough match for both teams. Southampton is very optimistic about winning after playing at home. Football fans are expected to watch the match on television. Below is a description of the Southampton vs Aston Villa match:
Southampton is hoping to repeat the 0-1 win it had against Watford in the Premier League last season.
It was Southampton who owned 61% of the ball and shot 12 shots at goal with one of them finding the back of the net. Southampton’s goal came from Ché Adams (20′). Watford had 10 shots on target, but only four of them were on target.
Southampton has scored 6 goals in their last 6 matches, which is an average of one goal per match for Ralph Hasenhüttl’s Southampton.
Southampton hasn’t lost home matches in two league games prior to this match.
Villa, who lost to West Ham United in their last game in Premier League action, hopes for a better result against the Hammers this weekend.
There were 9 shots on goal with 3 of those being on target. In that game, Aston Villa possessed 42% of the ball and had 9 shots on goal. Ollie Watkins (34′) scored the goal for Aston Villa. Against West Ham United, the Hammers scored 9 goals from 21 shots. The Hammers scored three goals in the first seven minutes: Benjamin Johnson (7′), Declan Rice (38′), Pablo Fornals (80′), and Jarrod Bowen (84′).
As a consequence of their penchant for exciting encounters, Aston Villa has scored 20 goals in their last six matches, an average of 3.33 goals per game. Opposition teams have managed 13 from this total. It is still too early to tell whether such a trend will continue in the next match.
Since their last two league matches, Aston Villa has failed to win away from home.
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhüttl said the injury list for his squad does not include Will Smallbone (left knee), Armando Borja (right ankle), and Sam McQueen (cruciate ligament rupture).
Dean Smith has no fitness concerns ahead of this match since he has a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Head To Head:
Southampton Aston Villa played so far 25 matches.
Southampton won 12 direct matches. Aston Villa won 7 matches. 6 matches ended in a draw. The teams combined to score 2.88 goals per match on average.
Southampton scored 1.71 goals per game on average in real-life season play. The total number of goals (team and opponent) in 3 (42.86%) matches played at home was over 1.5. The total number of goals (team and opponent) in 2 (28.57%) matches played at home in season 2021 was over 2.5.
The average number of goals scored by Aston Villa in season 2021 was 1.94. Of the 9 away matches played (90.00%), both teams scored more than 1.5 goals. The total goal total (team and opponent) in seven (70.00%) away games was greater than 2.5.
In this match, Southampton will concede more goals than Aston Villa will score; but they will still be able to score one goal.
Our prediction is that Southampton will win 2-1 at the end of the match despite a tight encounter.
What are the best odds for the game?
As far as the odds are concerned in the 90-minute result market, Southampton is available for 2.1, Aston Villa is 3.62 and a draw is 3.58. These are the best return options currently available.
Teams: Southampton FC – Aston Villa
Tournament: Premier League
Date: Saturday, 6 November 2021
Venue: St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
Stadium: St. Mary’s Stadium (32,384)
Captain: James Ward-Prowse
Chairman: Gao Jisheng
Manager: Ralph Hasenhüttl
Competitions: Premier League position 14, EFL Cup (Fourth Round)
Star Player: Armando Broja
Typically talking to the field in the Striker position, Armando Borja was born in Slough, England. Having played his first senior match for Chelsea in the 2019 – 2020 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 2 league goals in this Premier League 2021 – 2022 campaign to date coming from a total of 6 appearances.