Sousa well backed to take over at Southampton

MANCHESTER UNITED fans have fond memories of Mark Hughes as a player but the Southampton boss can expect few favours from his former club on Saturday.

Betway go 1-8 that the clash with United is Hughes's last match in charge of the Saints while it is 9-2 that the experienced manager is still in charge for Wednesday's trip to Tottenham.

Former Swansea and Leicester manager Paulo Sousa has been well backed to replace Hughes, trading at 4-6 on Friday night with Garry Monk 7-2 and Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers 15-2.

Betway are betting on which of Sunday's Premier League derbies produces the most booking points with ten awarded per yellow card and 25 for each red.

Arsenal versus Tottenham is 10-11 favourite from Liverpool against Everton at 6-5.

The meek west London rivalry between Chelsea and Fulham is 9-1 to be the dirtiest derby.

The Gunners take on Spurs on Sunday before a midweek trip to Manchester United and bet365 make them 7-1 to win both games.

Unai Emery's men, who are 13-8 to finish in the top four this season, are 9-2 to lose both fixtures.

United forward Alexis Sanchez could be out for up to six weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury in training on Thursday.

Match in Focus

15:00 Th 21Mar SKY

Kazakhstan v Scotland

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Kazakhstan have conceded 89 goals in their last 40 qualification matches.
Expert verdict
Nearly 21 years have passed since the Tartan Army last followed Scotland to a major international tournament.However, there is a quiet confidence that the Scots can end that barren run. The Kazakhs are ranked 77 places below Scotland and have won only three of their last 40 major tournament qualifiers.



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