Fulham vs Southampton | EPL 22-23 | Matchday 18
The Premiership never disappoints, no matter what the results are, every match gives us the soccer we want to see, the class, the level. We ache for our shields and that is inevitable but seeing the squads attend every game without giving up makes us support them more and more. The dream of every English club is to play in the Premier League against the big clubs of the world but this is not an easy task. Fulham vs Southampton will give us a match worthy of the elite of English soccer, neither of these two will falter in their fight for the space they have won.
Fulham vs Southampton to be played at Craven Cottage Stadium
Fulham are ready to fight until the end to climb the table.
Fulham wants to be more prominent this season, they can’t resist the idea of another season of intermittence between the First Division and the second division in order to get back to the elite. This is their space and they want to stay. The Cottagers have had a very hard-fought season, having played twelve games, five of which were wins, three draws and four defeats. They are not at the bottom but they know they have to give more and in a match like Fulham vs Southampton, where the statistics of previous matches do not smile on them, even more so.
For Southampton the competition is not proving to be so easy.
Southampton come from defending their space in already several consecutive seasons, they have done well although not outstanding enjoy good health in this competition. However, it seems that the 2022 – 2023 season is not going according to plan and they look a bit behind. Therefore, games like Fulham vs Southampton should take advantage of it being a known ground and rival to which they have taken advantage in most of their matches played.
Previous Fulham vs Southampton games played. Facts, figures, goals
On 15 – 05 – 21 at St Mary’s Stadium took place a very exciting Fulham vs Southampton, with goals and a lot of bidding for the points. Possession of the ball was in the majority for Fulham although the difference really wasn’t much, 54% to Southampton’s 46%. Passing accuracy was equal for both teams, 86% accuracy. While shots on goal were significantly higher for Southampton with 7 goals to Fulham’s 3.
The first goal of the match would be in the 27th minute with a goal by Che Adams and an assist by James Ward – Prowse, opening the scoreboard and starting what would be the victory of the Saints. Although this would be the final score at the end of the first half, there was still a lot to be seen.
Nathan Tella would score the second of the match with a very good assist from Kyle Walker – Peters, putting Fulham vs Southampton 0 – 2. At minute 75′ the Cottagers would get the discount with a goal by midfielder Fabio Carvalho, assisted by Bobby Cordova – Reid. The match was 1 – 2 and forced the Saints to settle, the result did not give peace of mind.
And the third would come with Theo Walcott with an assist from Nathan Tella, who had already scored his own goal. Thus, the result favored Southampton.
Upcoming games Matchday 19 English Premier League
Fulham will play against Leicester City on date #19, while Southampton vs Nottingham Forest, hoping to stay in the top flight.
Predictions for Fulham vs Southampton 2022
For the Cottagers it has not been an accomplished task to beat the Saints in their games played, in fact the Saints have taken the upper hand in most of them. But there is always the exception to the rule and this Fulham vs Southampton may well be it. The final score could be 2 – 1 in favor of the home side. Or a 1 – 1 draw and a share of the points. You are ready to generate your bet with this prediction.
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