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Burnley vs Southampton Preview

Championship leaders Southampton look to make it seven wins out of eight when they travel to Burnley on Saturday afternoon.

Nigel Adkins' men have won six out of their seven opening games and the Saints will look to keep their place at the top of the table with at win at Turf Moor.

Saints team news:

Southampton welcome back Danny Fox after the defender was cup-tied for the 2-1 Carling Cup victory over Preston.

Defender Radhi Jaidi and striker Lee Barnard have returned to full training - but Saturday's game may be too soon for their return.

Burnley team news:

The Clarets will welcome back defender Ben Mee after he was knocked out during last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Peterborough.

Martin Paterson (thigh) remains a long-term absentee, while goalkeeper Brian Jensen (groin) is set to miss out again.



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Writer:Abe Hawken
Date:Friday September 23 2011
Time: 10:12PM

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