After a break for Cup matches at the king Power will come one of the outsiders of the Premier League Southampton. Will the "Saints" to take points away from Leicester city and leave the relegation zone in the case of failures of their competitors? Leading bookmakers are very much in doubt . And there are several reasons for that. But about all under the order.
In the last round the team of French coach Claude Pula minimally managed to beat Everton away (0:1). But the sixth of January, "Fox" unexpectedly lost to Newport County in the FA Cup and gave up the fight for the trophy in the third round. Now Lester can make up for this failure a victory in front of their fans. Moreover, the rival of the bulls was not too terrible.
But the "Saints" gradually out of the crisis. In the championship they managed to take points from Chelsea away (0:0). But in the Cup they will replay with Derby after a draw 2:2. But the team, under the leadership of the new coach from Austria Ralph Hasenhuttl still lacks the coveted points to leave the relegation zone and gain a foothold toward the middle of the table. The nearest life-saving places, which are Newcastle, Burnley and Cardiff are still missing two points.
In the first round "the Saints" in his field yielded "Foxes" with the score 1:2. From that moment on, both teams became a little stronger. But still much better in the upcoming confrontation should look owners. Our forecast – a victory of Leicester city. But a draw is not ruled out.
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