U18 Preview: Saints vs Norwich

By SFC Media time Fri 27 Nov Saints vs Norwich City
Photo by Isabelle Field | Lewis Payne

Southampton’s youngsters return to Staplewood Campus this weekend, with Norwich City the visitors on Saturday.

THE MATCH

Saints vs Norwich City
U18 Premier League
Staplewood Campus
Saturday 28th November, 11am GMT

Following on from a disappointing outing at high-flying Tottenham last time out, Paul Hardyman’s side will be looking to bounce back with the visit of Norwich on Saturday.

Spurs hit Saints for seven on Saturday, on a difficult outing at the Tottenham Hotspur Training Ground for the visitors.

Norwich suffered contrasting fortunes at the weekend, drawing at home to Brighton as they themselves bounced back from defeat at Tottenham the week prior.

A win for Saints would see them rise above ninth placed Norwich, whilst the Canaries could leapfrog West Ham with a victory if results go their way.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Southampton players  during the Premier League U18s match between Southampton U18s and Fulham FC at Staplewood Training Ground on October 31, 2020 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Isabelle Field/Southamtpon FC)
Saints line-up last time out at Staplewood Campus.

LAST MEETING

It’s been over a year since Saints and Norwich last met; an early season match-up at Colney Training Centre at the start of last October.

Saints produced a dominant performance, beating the Canaries 5-0 away from home with Sam Bellis the star of the show following his hat-trick.

Jack Turner got in on the act with a double either side of the hour mark.

Many of the faces who took to the field that day are likely to feature once more this weekend, including the likes of Kazeem Olaigbe, Ramello Mitchell and Zuriel Otseh-Taiwo.

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