Norwich City vs Southampton FC: Match details
Match: Norwich City vs Southampton FC
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Competition: Premier League
Date: June 19, 2020
Kick-off time: 6:00 pm, June 19, 2020 (UK time)
Stadium: Carrow Road
Bottom club Norwich are six points from safety with nine matches remaining. They had only lost one of their previous five matches at Carrow Road – a 1-0 defeat to Liverpool.
Southampton are in poor form before the break saw them slip to 14th in the table but they remain seven points above the drop zone. They have scored 19 goals on the road this season, only six teams have scored more.
Danny Ings has already scored 18 goals in all competitions this season and is Southampton’s biggest attacking threat.
Norwich City host Southampton at Carrow Road on Friday night.
Norwich will feel they have to get at least a point to keep their slim survival hopes alive. Southampton could climb level on points with Everton if they win on Friday.
Southampton staged a friendly match against Bristol City. Stuart Armstrong (2) and Danny Ings scored in the Saints’ 3-2 victory over the Championship side, while Angus Gunn saved a penalty.
Norwich came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 last Friday. Mario Vrancic scored the winner. The Premier League announced that a Norwich player had tested positive for Coronavirus, though it was not confirmed who the player was.
Southampton have won six, drawn four and lost five of their 15 matches against the Canaries, although only one of those victories has come away from home.
The Saints were 2-1 winners in the reverse fixture at St. Mary’s in December. Danny Ings and Ryan Bertrand gave Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side a two-goal lead at the break. Teemu Pukki halved the deficit in the second period.
Norwich have a tricky FA Cup quarter-final tie on the horizon. They host Manchester United next weekend while Southampton are at home to Arsenal next Thursday.