Southampton confirm injury ‘disaster’ before Fulham

Arsenal 2 – Southampton 0

Southampton lost 2-0 at Arsenal on Sunday in the Premier League.

The Saints conceded twice in the first half at the Emirates Stadium.

Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring after just six minutes, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan doubled the advantage soon after.

The result pushed Arsenal into the top four.

As for Southampton, they remain third bottom of the division.

Southampton vs Fulham

The term relegation six-pointer applies in earnest to Southampton’s upcoming fixture against Fulham.

These sides meet at St Mary’s on Wednesday night in the Premier League.

Are Fulham already down? The Cottagers, who have lost eight of their last nine matches, only have 17 points from 27 games.

Southampton have 24 points on the board, while they are one point behind Cardiff in the standings.

Southampton confirm injury ‘disaster’

Ralph Hasenhuttl lined up his side without a recognised striker at Arsenal.

Danny Ings is out of action through injury.

Charlie Austin and Michael Obafemi started the Gunners game on the bench, while both players were introduced at the break.

However it was a terrible day for Obafemi, as the sub was subbed after less than 20 minutes of action.

Obafemi hurt himself in a freak accident as no-one was around the forward when he slumped to the turf.

Southampton’s Michael Obafemi injured vs Arsenal (1)

Southampton’s Michael Obafemi injured vs Arsenal (2)

After the match Hasenhuttl confirmed the following about Obafemi’s injury.

It seems certain that he’s out of action for the Fulham game.

Also see: Good for Arsenal: Why Nemanja Matic missed Liverpool.

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