What channel is Newcastle v Southampton Premier League match on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news
Newcastle host Southampton with the visitors seeking to bounce back from their 9-0 loss in midweek
Newcastle welcome a Southampton side to St James’ Park on Saturday that were embarrassed 9-0 by Manchester United in their previous outing – and are out to rid themselves of that nightmare.
But three points may not come so easy for Saints on Tyneside, with Newcastle themselves seeking a morale boost following Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace.
The Toon are edging towards a relegation battle after winning just one of their last 11 Premier League fixtures.
Southampton are considered safe from the drop unless the loss at Old Trafford triggers a major downturn in form.
It took Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men four outings to recover from the 9-0 loss inflicted upon them by Leicester back in October 2019 and Saints would probably take a goalless draw from this encounter.
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When is Newcastle v Southampton on TV?
Newcastle v Southampton will take place on Saturday 6th February 2021.
What time is kick-off?
Newcastle v Southampton will kick off at 3pm.
There are numerous Premier League games taking place this weekend including Liverpool v Manchester City, which kicks off at 4:30pm on Sunday.
What TV channel is Newcastle v Southampton on?
The game will be shown live on BT Sport 1 from 2:45pm.
There are multiple ways to get BT Sport. If you already have BT Broadband, you can add BT TV and Sport to your existing contract from just £15 per month. You can add the ‘Big Sport’ package for £40 per month which includes all BT Sport and 11 Sky Sports channels via a NOW TV pass.
How to live stream Newcastle v Southampton online
You can watch the match with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing up to a contract.
Regular subscribers can also stream matches via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.
Newcastle v Southampton team news
Newcastle: Jamaal Lascelles is an injury concern after missing Tuesday’s loss to Crystal Palace with a thigh injury, while Federico Fernandez is unlikely to be passed fit for the weekend.
Bruce could opt to start Allan Saint-Maximin here, although Dwight Gayle will hope for a nod too. Andy Carroll is likely to remain on the bench.
Southampton: Alexandre Jankewitz and Jan Bednarek are suspended for this tie, while Jannik Vestergaard, Mohamed Salisu, William Smallbone, Theo Walcott, Michael Obafemi and Nathan Tella are all ruled out with injury.
Hasenhuttl will wait on late fitness tests for Ibrahima Diallo, Oriol Romeu and Kyle Walker-Peters. However, it’s clear the boss has selection dilemmas with Saints carrying more injuries and suspensions than any other team in the Premier League right now.
Newcastle v Southampton odds
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Our prediction: Newcastle v Southampton
Newcastle may be enduring miserable form of late but they have been competitive in their last three outings and convincingly beat Everton 2-0 last weekend.
Boss Bruce needs the spark that Saint-Maximin provides and the 23-year-old could be due a start here.
Saints may still be reeling from the defeat to Manchester United and their injury and suspension list is worrying. Newcastle won’t get a better chance to add three points to their season tally and the Toon should get the job done.
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