How can I watch Southampton v Sheffield United? Who is the referee? The latest odds

Rock bottom Sheffield United’s search for their first win of the Premier League campaign takes them to high-flying Southampton on Sunday

Wednesday, 9th December 2020, 5:15 pm

Chris Wilder’s side are losing ground at the foot of the table – they are six points from safety – after losing 2-1 to Leicester City at the weekend, a 10th defeat in their opening 11 league games.

And with just a point to their name, United face yet another tough task when they make the long trip to the south coast to tackle a Saints side in fifth place and boosted by a 2-1 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion on Monday night.

Here’s how you can follow the game.

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When is the match? What time is kick-off?

The game takes place at St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday, December 13 and kick-off is at noon.

Is Southampton v Sheffield United on TV? How can I follow it live?

Yes, the game has been selected for live coverage by Sky Sports.

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder takes his side to Southampton on Sunday. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

It will be broadcast on its Main Event and Premier League channels from 11.30am.

Is there any streaming available?

If you’re not a Sky Sports subscriber, you can watch the match on your smart TV or mobile device by purchasing a Sky Sport Day Pass from Now TV.

A Day Pass costs £9.99 and gives you access to all Sky Sports channels for 24 hours.

How else can I follow the game?

As ever, The Star will also be running a comprehensive live blog with team news, live updates, reaction and analysis from Danny Hall and James Shield – who will be among only a handful of people allowed into St Mary’s. You can follow them on Twitter via @DannyHall04 and @JamesShield1.

Who is the referee?

Andy Madley is the referee and Eddie Smart and Derek Eaton are his assistants. The fourth official is Gavin Ward, with Robert Jones on VAR duties.

What are the odds?

Sky Bet is offering the following odds on the game:

Southampton – 7/10

Draw – 13/5

United – 4/1

Are any tickets available?

Up to 2,000 home supporters will be allowed into St Mary’s following the Government’s decision to place Hampshire in a tier two area under the latest Covid-19 guidelines.