Southampton host Leicester City on Wednesday and will be looking to go one better than their unfortunate draw against Arsenal, when they led for 85 minutes before France international striker Olivier Giroud rose to head home a late equaliser for the Gunners.
Currently 11th in the top flight, the Saints have taken 18 points from 16 games this season. Leicester, meanwhile, are in eighth place after claiming 23 points from their 16 matches.
SOUTHAMPTON TEAM NEWS:
- Cédric Soares, major doubt (knock)
- Shane Long, slight doubt (calf)
SOUTHAMPTON RECENT FORM:
- Southampton 1-1 Arsenal
- Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton
- Manchester City 2-1 Southampton
- Southampton 4-1 Everton
- Liverpool 3-0 Southampton
- Southampton 0-1 Burnley
SOUTHAMPTON KEY STATS:
- Charlie Austin has scored eight goals in his last 11 Premier League matches for Southampton
- Dusan Tadic provided his 26th Premier League assist for Southampton in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal. Only Matt Le Tissier (64) has more for the club.
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