Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Southampton and West Brom face off at St Mary’s on Saturday with both sides looking to climb into the half of the Premier League table. Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

 
Only goal difference separates the two teams after 21 games of the season and victory for either could lift them into the top 10.

 
Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action, We will be providing you with all you need to know about every fixture, with team news, provisional squads, betting odds and more. Here is all the information you need for Southampton vs West Brom.

 

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Southampton vs West Brom Match Info

Who : Southampton vs West Brom
What : English Premier League 2016-17
When : Kick-off at 3pm
Venue : St Mary
TV : Highlights BBC1 MOTD

Team News

Southampton

Victor Wanyma is back in contention Southampton as they face West Brom in the English Premier League on Saturday.

 
The 24 years old midfielder is available again after suspension following his red card against Norwich but Ronald Koeman wad not giving anything away as to whether he will start.

 
The Saints manager has no fresh injury worries ahead of the game but Gaston Ramirez is still out with a hamstring injury and Florian Gardos remains on the sidelines with a knee problem.

 
Provisional squad : Foster, Stekelenburg, Gazzaniga, K Davis, Martina, Van Dijk, Fonte, Yoshida, target, Clasie, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, S Davis, Tadic, Ramirez, Mane, Long, Pelle, Jusnmi, Wanyama.

 

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

West Brom

 
West Brom manager Tony Pulis may make one or toe changes after monitoring his player’s fitness levels in a light training season on Friday.

 
The Baggies stayed in Southampton after their 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Tuesday and Rickie Lambert will be back in contention after missing that game through illness.

 
Jonas Olsson will be one of the players Pulis monitors before the game as he has just back from a hamstring problem and James Morrison will be unavailable after coming off after playing only seven minutes on Tuesday due to a similar injury.

 
Provisional squad : Foster, Myhill, Lindegaard, Chester, Gamboa, Dawson, Olsson, McAuley, Evans, Brunt, Pocognoli, Fletcher, Yacob, McClean, McManaman, Gardner, Sessegnon, Lambert, Berahino, Anichebe, Rondon.

 

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Recent League Form

Southampton : WLLWL
West Brom : DWWLL

Head To Head Record

Southampton wins : 22
West Brom wins : 22
Draws : 21

Last Five Meetings

August 6 Southampton 0 – 0 West Brom
October 7 Southampton 3 – 2 West Brom
April 13 Southampton 1 – 3 West Brom
January 14 Southampton 1 – 0 West Brom
August 14 Southampton 0 – 0 West Brom

Liverpool v Stoke City Match Preview

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Liverpool v Stoke City Match Preview

Liverpool v Stoke City Match Preview

Liverpool        Kik-Off at 23:15 GMT      Stoke City

 

Match Preview

 

Jonel Matip (ankle) will have a test see if he can return for Liverpool. Philippe Coutinho (ankle) ahs yet to come back to traning and Juraen is cautious about him facinq Manchester City on 31 December.

Ibrahim Afellay is available again for Stoke City after a serious knee injury that has kept him out since April. Marko Arnautovic is suspened but midfielders phil Bardsley (knee) and Stephen lreland (calf), defender Geoff Cameron (knee) and goalkeeper Jack Butland (ankle) remain a few weeks away.

Did you know?

Liverpool have won five of their last six Premier League matches against Stoke, losing the other 6-1 in May 2015.
The Reds are unbeaten in 15 premier League home matches (W9 D6 LO) the longest current unbeaten run in the competition.

Joe Allen has scored five Goals in 16 Premier League appearances for Stoke City this season; one more that he scored in his entire Liverpool career in the competition for goals in 91 matches.

Mark Hughes has never won a Premier League match as a manager at Anfield (WO D4 L6)
What the managers say

Jurgen Klopp:

It needs to be really difficult to play LFC at Anfield and I think’s the job we did now. But not all of these games were close to perfect or something, there’s a lost to do.

Mark Hughes:

Jurgen has given them a belief that can take that final step and really challenge for title. They appear to be a positive again, and Jurgen is a big part of that.

Liverpool Vs Stoke City Premier League Update News

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Liverpool Vs Stoke City Premier League Update News

Liverpool take on Stoke City in the Premier League at Anfield on Tuesday, 27 December.

Kick-off is at 5:15pm GMT. Live coverage is on SKY Sports 1 and SKY Sports 1 HD. Radio Commentary of the game will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Overview:

Liverpool registered a 1-0 victory over Everton in the first Merseyside derby of the season at Goodison Park. Daniel Sturridge’s late strike hit the Woodwork and Sadio Mane tapped the rebound into the net.

The Senegalese international’s stoppagage time gola helped the Reds seal three points over their rivals in the last fixture. Jurgen Klopp saw his side come close to avoiding another defeat, only before Mane rescue his side against Everton.

Liverpool will be targeting another victory when they host stoke City on Tuesday. In the last five matches at Anfield, Klopp’s men have scored 14 goals and conceded four in the process.

Stoke City enter this tie after settling for a 2-2 draw against Leicester City in the last fixture at home. Despite taking a two goal lead and the Foxes going down to 10 man following Jamie Varyd’s red card, they failed to hold on to the lead.

Liverpool Vs Stoke City Premier League Update News

The Premier League Champions came from behind to score twice in the second half to avoid a defeat Mark Hughes was left disappointed after his side failed to beat Leicester in the last fixture.

Stoke City will be targeting a Victory when they make a trip to Anfield. However, the former Manchester City manager will be aware that it will not an easy task to beat Liverpool, especially considering their from at home this season.

Betting Odds ((betfair))

Liverpool: 3/10
Draw: 5
Stoke City: 10

Team News:

Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool

Possible XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Klavan, Milner, Lallana, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Mane, Origi, Firmino.

Stoke City

Possible XI: Grant, Johnson, Shawcross, Martins, Indi, Pieters, Whelan, Imbula, Allen, Krkic, Walters.