Southampton take their survival fight to Merseyside to face mid-table Everton on Saturday evening.

Mark Hughes and his side are desperate for points as the season closes in order to retain their Premier League status next season. A point from safety after last weekend's win over Bournemouth, could the Great Escape be on?

The Saints are, however, looking for their first league double over the Toffees since 1997/98.

Our unique algorithm has predicted the Southampton side it believes will start the game.

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