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Sheffield United v Southampton– Stats and Preview 6-3-21

Match: Sheffield United v Southampton

Competition: Premier League

Date: 6/3/21

Kick-off time: 3pm

Recent form

  • Last 5

  • Last 5

Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

  • 13/12/20 SFC 3:0 SUFC
  • 26/07/20 SFC 3:1 SUFC
  • 14/09/19 SUFC 2:1 SFC
  • 26/03/94 SUFC 0:0 SFC
  • 02/10/93 SFC 3:3 SUFC

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 84.5%
Over 1.5 goals 50.5%
Over 2.5 goals 34%
Over 3.5 goals 19%
BTTS - Yes 36%

Sheffield United team goals

Over 0.5 goals 48%
Over 1.5 goals 11%
Over 2.5 goals 0%

Southampton team goals

Over 0.5 goals 65%
Over 1.5 goals 39%
Over 2.5 goals 12%

Corner betting stats

Sheffield United corner stats

Average corners for: 4.65

Average corners against: 6.17

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 52%
Over 10.5 corners 37%
Over 11.5 corners 11%

Southampton corner stats

Average corners for: 4.32

Average corners against: 4.86

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 42%
Over 10.5 corners 27%
Over 11.5 corners 19%

Card betting stats

Sheffield United Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 2.00

Yellows against: 1.12

Top cards:

J Egan – 6

J Lundstrum – 6

D McGoldrick – 5

G Baldock – 4

Southampton Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.69

Yellows against: 1.77

Top cards:

O Romeu – 6

R Bertrand – 5

M Djenepo – 4

K Walker-Pieters – 4

Injuries

Sheffield United injuries & suspensions

Out: S Berge, J Rodwell, J Robinson, J O’Connell, J Bogle, C Basham and J Egan

Doubtful: None

Suspended: P Jagielka

Southampton injuries & suspensions

Out: O Romeu. T Walcott, W Obafemi and W Smallbone

Doubtful: I Diallo, K Walker-Pieters, T Minamino and M Djenepo

Suspended: None

Sheffield United v Southampton Match Preview & Trends

Having finally overtaken Derby County’s worst ever premier league points haul, Chris Wilder will take little consolation in it if his side go down. The Blades won their last outing and will be hoping to continue the momentum against a spiralling Southampton side. Saints lost again last week and desperately need a result at Bramall Lane to cling onto their Europa League dreams. They will be encouraged by the fact of having the better recent results in this fixture at least but find themselves bottom of the form league. Sheffield Utd have conceded the opening goal in 74% of their matches, losing 71% of all home fixtures. Sheffield United are the Premiership’s lowest scorers but will find hope in Southampton’s tendency to concede late goals. Saints have given away 8 goals in the final 15 minutes of this year’s games. Can their victory over Villa inspire a spirited resistance against relegation or will the Saints once again go marching in?

Key trends

In their last six league matches, Sheffield United have won two and lost four.

Southampton,  have drawn one and lost five in their last six.

Saints haven’t earned a win away since December 2020 against Brighton at the Amex Stadium

Referee data

Ref: P Tierney 

Average yellow cards: 3.65

Average red cards: 0.88

Average booking points: 40.88

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