Southampton vs Newcastle: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Two of the in-form teams in the Premier League square off on Thursday with Newcastle making the long trip down to St. Mary's to face Southampton.

Prior to a shock 4-0 mauling at the hands of Aston Villa, the Saints had not lost for seven games and Ralph Hasenhuttl will be hopeful of regaining some momentum against the Magpies.

However, the south-coast dwellers have their work cut out against Newcastle, who have won four of their last five to pull away from the relegation zone. Most recently, they dispatched of Brighton 2-1 thanks to goals from Ryan Fraser and Fabian Schar two minutes apart in the first half.

Here's everything you need to know about the game...

How to watch Southampton vs Newcastle on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Thursday 9 March, 19:30 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? St Mary's Stadium
TV channel/live stream? Not televised in UK, Peacock (US)
Highlights? BT Sport YouTube channel
Referee? Kevin Friend
VAR? Andre Marriner

Southampton team news

Saints are sweating over the fitness of Mohammed Salisu after the defender missed out against Villa, while Lyanco and Alex McCarthy are certain absentees.

Kyle Walker-Peters was fit enough for the bench last time out and could start here. Shane Long may come back into the squad too.

Newcastle team news

Newcastle are still without first-teamers Kieran Trippier and Callum Wilson but Allan Saint-Maximin came off the bench against Brighton on Saturday and will likely feature from the start.

Isaac Hayden, Jamal Lewis and Matt Richie are major doubts.

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Southampton vs Newcastle score prediction

Southampton have been sensational at St. Mary's all season, but a resurgent Newcastle side will provide them with their sternest test in some time.

The game is likely to have a real edge due to the controversial circumstances in which the initial fixture was postponed too.

We expect this to be a real end-to-end contest that will entertain the neutral, while likely frustrating the managers who are both desperate for a victory.

Prediction: Southampton 2-2 Newcastle

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Source : 90min