Leeds return from the international break in 16th spot two places and seven vital points above the drop zone. Southampton sit in 11th on 35 points too far from European qualification but should be safe from relegation.
United ended an eight-game winless run with back-to-back victories over Norwich and Wolves ahead of the stop. The Saints are badly out of form with three successive Premier League defeats and four in all competitions.
At Elland Road, the home side have lost four of their last five but beat Norwich 2-1 in their last appearance here. On the road, the South Coast side have struggled winning two of their last nine but these success did come at West Ham and Tottenham which shows what they are capable of.
It is five goals in two games for Leeds with Rodrigo enjoy his new role with two in two matches. Southampton midfielder Stuart Armstrong has two in his last five while Che Adams has three in six.
The last two Leeds fixtures have gone over 2.5 goals and seen both teams find the back of the net. Seven of the last ten Southampton games have seen goals at both ends with six of these going over 2.5 goals.
Leeds vs Southampton: Match Stats
Leeds have won their last two games and will fancy their chances against an out of form Southampton side. This could be an entertaining game for the neutral and backing a home win and both teams to score is supported by the stats.
Last season the Yorkshire side were noted for their flying full-backs and with Luke Ayling popping up with a late goal last time out they are signs of a return to this. Ask any fantasy football fan and Stuart Dallas knows where the goal is and at double figure odds looks value to score here.
16 October 2021- Southampton 1-0 Leeds- Premier League
18 May 2021 – Southampton 0-2 Leeds- Premier League
23 February 2021 – Leeds 3-0 Southampton- Premier League
30 October 2012 – Leeds 3-0 Southampton- League Cup
3 March 2012 – Leeds 0-1 Southampton- Championship
The reverse fixture came on October 16th and Southampton won that one 1-0 thanks to an Armando Broja goal. It is Leeds though who have won most of the recent meetings winning three of their last four.