Betting tip UEFA Europa League: FC Southampton - Inter Mailand
Thursday, 03.11.2016 at 21:05
The duel of two top-league teams
This Thursday marks the fourth game day of UEFA Europe League. In group K there is the duel between FC Southampton and Inter Milan. The starting position in the ranking is very exciting before this game. Kick-off is November 3 at 9.05 PM.
Current form FC Southampton
Everything is going great for the representative of the English Premier League. They have fought their way up into the first half of the table after a weak start into the Premier League season and internationally they are currently ranked second in their group after three game days, which would mean a ticket to the knock out phase. Last weekend Claude Puel’s team lost against FC Chelsea though (0:2). Before that they won against possible relegation team AFC Sunderland (1:0) and they drew against leader Manchester City (1:1). The Englishmen probably don’t like to be reminded of the first game against Milan though, after all they lost 0:1. All these results show that the “Saints” are struggling a bit on offense. They also lacked penetrating power against Chelsea and only shot at the opponent’s goal once. Southampton’s game is based on ball possession (53 percent against Chelsea), but they are currently losing sight of the ultimate objective. The team is lacking a real goal getter. Charlie Austin (4 season goals) is currently not in his best shape. Their results internationally in home games should give Southampton hope though. The “Saints” have not lost their last six games, won two of them and four games ended in a draw.
Current form Inter Milan
There has been a bang at the Italian traditional club before the Europe League duel with Southampton. Coach Frank de Boer has been suspended after the loss to Sampdoria Genua (0:1) last weekend. On Thursday interims coach Stefano Vecchi will be on the bench on Thursday. Management hopes that he can bring back consistency into Milan’s performances. In the last four games wins and losses have been taking terms, which resulted in the 12th place in the Italian ranking. That’s not enough for a former league champion. At least they were able win their first game and therefore score their first international points on the third Europe League game day. Inter also has one advantage over Southampton. They have a real goal getter on their team, who is able to score at any time. Captain Mauro Icardi has scored eight goals in eleven season games so far. After him it’s bleak however. Additionally Inter has not been playing well in international away games and they are currently pretty insecure. Inter Milan has not been able to win their last five international away games. If one looks at the roster though, the Italians should be a bit stronger than their opponent on Thursday.
It’s hard to foresee the result of this game. It’s possible that the new coach has a positive effect on the team. Southampton is a really strong team at home though and they want to make up for the loss in Italy. We believe that there won’t be a winner at the end of this game. Our recommendation: Tip X.
Over / Under 2.5 Goals
|Bookmaker||< 2.5 goals||> 2.5 goals|
Win to nil
Draw no bet
The last 5 results of FC Southampton in detail
|30.10.2016||England Premier League||FC Southampton||FC Chelsea||0:2|| |
|23.10.2016||England Premier League||Manchester City||FC Southampton||1:1|| |
|16.10.2016||England Premier League||FC Southampton||Burnley FC||3:1|| |
|29.09.2016||UEFA Europa League||Hapoel Beer Sheva||FC Southampton||0:0|| |
|25.09.2016||England Premier League||West Ham United||FC Southampton||0:3|| |
The last 5 results of Inter Mailand in detail
|30.10.2016||Italien Serie A||Sampdoria Genua||Inter Mailand||1:0|| |
|26.10.2016||Italien Serie A||Inter Mailand||FC Turin||2:1|| |
|23.10.2016||Italien Serie A||Atalanta Bergamo||Inter Mailand||2:1|| |
|16.10.2016||Italien Serie A||Inter Mailand||Cagliari Calcio||1:2|| |
|29.09.2016||UEFA Europa League||AC Sparta Prag||Inter Mailand||3:1|| |
Team comparison FC Southampton and Inter Mailand