Watford vs Southampton predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture today

Watford host Southampton behind closed doors at Vicarage Road this afternoon in the Premier League.

Watford are in need of points to aid their survival and fight, and know that victory could go a long way to staving off relegation.

The Hornets are without a win since the Premier League’s return, having drawn with Leicester and lost at Burnley.

Saints are all but safe and are looking upwards, with a top-half finish still within their grasp should they go on a strong run of results.

They are looking to get back to winning ways after a 2-0 defeat by Arsenal last time out.

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Team news

Watford have no fresh injuries but Nigel Pearson has hinted at making changes following defeat in hot conditions at Burnley.

Southampton will be without the suspended Jack Stephens and Moussa Djenepo. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Sofiane Boufal

Predicted line-ups

Watford: Foster, Femenia, Cathcart, Dawson, Masina, Sarr, Doucoure, Capoue, Pereyra, Deeney, Gray

Southampton: McCarthy, Valery, Vestergaard, Bednarek, Bertrand, Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Redmond, Ings, Long

When is the match?

The match kicks off 4.30pm.

How to watch

The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event. Sky Sports subscribers can buy a NOW TV Sky Sports Month Pass for £25 a month.


Watford’s desperate need for points will drive them on here. Watford 2-1 Southampton.


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