Southampton FC face AS Monaco in the Club Friendly 2022 at the St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton on Thursday, July 28. The match will start at 12:45 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Southampton FC played out a 0-0 stalemate against Watford FC in their previous friendly match. The hosts finished 15th on the points table of the Premier League last season having won nine out of their 38 games. Southampton crashed out of the FA Cup after losing 4-1 to Manchester City in the fifth round of the competition.
AS Monaco finished third in the 2021-22 Ligue 1. The visitors won 20 out of their 38 games last season. AS Monaco lost 2-1 to FC Porto in their previous friendly match. Wissam Ben Yedder was the lone goal-scorer for the visiting side. AS Monaco have drawn their last two friendlies.
Southampton FC vs AS Monaco Club Friendly 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Southampton FC: 2.60, AS Monaco: 2.70, Draw: 2.70
Betway odds: Southampton FC: 2.50, AS Monaco: 2.50, Draw: 3.30
10CRIC odds: Southampton FC: 2.46, AS Monaco: 2.65, Draw: 3.39
4RABET odds: Southampton FC: 2.41, AS Monaco: 2.60,Draw: 3.35
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Southampton FC vs AS Monaco head-to-head
Southampton FC and AS Monaco will face each other for the first time.
AS Monaco have won two, lost one, and drawn three of their last six friendlies whereas Southampton FC have lost one and drawn two of their three friendlies so far.
Southampton FC vs AS Monaco probable starting lineups
Southampton FC: Gavin Bazunu (goalkeeper), Armel Bella-Kotchap, Jan Bednarek, Lyanco Vojnovic, Stuart Armstrong, Oriol Romeu, Ibrahima Diallo, Moussa Djenepo, Joe Aribo, Mohammad Elyounoussi, Adam Armstrong.
AS Monaco: Didillon (goalkeeper), Vanderson de Oliveira Campos, Enzo Couto, Maripan Loaysa, Ismail Jakobs, Jean Lucas, Youssouf Fofana, Mamadou Coulibaly, Gelson Martins, Anthony Musaba, Wissam Ben Yedder.
Southampton FC vs AS Monaco Club Friendly 2022 top picks and players to watch
Southampton FC: Mohammad Elyounoussi will be the player to watch out for from the Southampton side. Elyounoussi has scored four goals in the 2021-22 season of the Premier League. The 27-year-old also scored three goals for Norway in the 2021-22 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
AS Monaco: Wissam Ben Yeddar will be the top pick from AS Monaco. The French footballer scored 25 goals in the 2021-22 Ligue 1. The 31-year-old has scored 63 goals for the visitors in the last three seasons of Ligue 1. Ben Yeddar also scored five goals in the 2021-22 French Cup.
Southampton FC vs AS Monaco Friendly 2022 prediction
Southampton FC will have a slight edge going into the game against AS Monaco. The hosts are a strong side and will have the advantage of playing at home against the French club.
AS Monaco have performed well in the Ligue 1 and have also done well in the recent friendlies. The visitors also have a strong squad and a good chance of beating Southampton FC.