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Burnley vs Southampton: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Burnley manager Sean Dyche is targeting a fourth successive home victory tomorrow when Southampton make the long trek north to Turf Moor. Dyche has exceeded all expectations with the Clarets, who were expected to be cannon fodder at the the start of the season after gaining promotion from the Championship, but who currently sit 12th in the Premier League table – eight points …

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How Liverpool’s players rated in their EFL Cup defeat to Southampton

Liverpool suffered another disappointing result against a south coast club, as they went down to a 1-0 defeat against Southampton in the EFL Cup semi-final first leg. Jurgen Klopp’s men had failed to score against Plymouth in the FA Cup at the weekend and they misfired again at St Mary’s. Nathan Redmond scored the only goal of the game to hand …

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Southampton vs Liverpool: Match preview and predicted line-ups

When these two sides met in November at St. Mary’s, it produced the first 0-0 between them since 1992. Both have overcome some tough challenges on their way to the final four, with the Saints beating Arsenal at the Emirates last time out and Liverpool having overcome Spurs along the way, but will now be hoping to reach the final …

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Could Southampton’s Virgil Van Dijk be on his way to Manchester City?

As this Premier League season has shown already, many sides need bolstering in defence, whether they are at the bottom or top of the table. Now that the January transfer window has opened, it is team’s opportunities to improve and possibly make the difference between a title and runners-up, or survival and relegation. In terms of centre backs, there won’t …

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Can Southampton win the race for Napoli's creative attacker?

The Mirror and The Sun are both reporting that Southampton are preparing a multi-million pound deal to prize Manolo Gabbiadini away from Italian side Napoli. However, The Saints are likely to face a struggle to secure the signature of the 25-year-old forward who is also attracting the interest of Premier League rivals Everton and Stoke City as well as Bundesliga …

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Three things we learnt from Everton’s comfortable 3-0 win over Southampton

Romelu Lukaku

Everton got their year off to the best possible start after they ran out comfortable 3-0 winners over Ronald Koeman’s former side Southampton at Goodison Park. After a relatively lethargic first half, three goals in the last twenty minutes from Enner Valencia, Leighton Baines and Romelu Lukaku ensured that Everton consolidated their position in the Premier League table and condemned …

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Would this £60 million-rated central defender improve Chelsea?

The Express claim that Chelsea are preparing to launch a £60 million bid for Southampton central defender Virgil Van Dijk in order to fend off interest from Manchester City and ensure that the Dutchman moves to Stamford Bridge. The Saints vice-captain has been one of the club’s best performers this season and has attracted interest from a host of clubs all …

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Three key stats ahead of Southampton vs Tottenham

The final game of the Christmas round of fixtures takes place two days after the bulk of the action on Boxing Day and sees Mauricio Pochettino return to St. Mary’s Stadium, taking his Tottenham side to face Southampton. Spurs have overcome some recent poor form to recover some ground on the top four, but have struggled on the road in recent …

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