The Saints have made an underwhelming start to life under new manager Mauricio Pellegrino. As they prepare to welcome Newcastle United at St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday evening, they find themselves 12th in the table with just eight points.
The hosts have picked up just one win in their last five league games, and they will come into this game on the back of consecutive defeats to Manchester United and Stoke City respectively.
The South Coast club have struggled to score goals this season, and they have managed only five goals from their seven games.
Meanwhile, following a slow start to life back in Premier League, Newcastle have lost just once in their last five games. In that mini-run, they have registered wins over West Ham, Swansea and Stoke, and in their last fixture, they claimed a valu...