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Carling Cup 2nd Round

Southampton
vs.
Birmingham city

St Marys

26/08/08

19:45

Saints will be looking for revenge following their recent league defeat against Championship rivals Birmingham

Vital Quotes:

Saints manager Janny boy is confident following the recent win over Derby and said: 'It is lovely to play just three days after such a good performance. A break was the last thing we needed'.

Southampton Team News:

A fully fit Saints squad is at Jan's disposal but will Killer be rested to allow his knee firther time to recover?

Player to watch: The Squad

how can you pick just one person out after their first league win? Impossible. Watch out for all players as they look for another confidence boosting win.

Birmingham city Team News:

The Blue Garry O'Connor suffered a dead leg in Saturday's 2-0 victory over Barnsley, but the manager is hoping he will recover in time for the trip. Stuart Parnaby suffered concussion in the game against Barnsley so Stephen Kelly is set to deputise. Mehdi Nafti is still out with a hamstring tear and Cameron Jerome will be missing through injury.

Player to watch: Kevin Phillips

Dont do it again Kev. Please

Match Facts & Stats

Last time up: Southampton 1-2 Birmingham

Ref Watch:

Mr G Hegley

Match Prediction:

Saints win, but what will be the score? Anyone's guess.

Next Fixture:

Coca Cola Championship
Southampton v Blackpool
St Marys (KO 12:45)


Writer:therainmaker
Date:Tuesday August 26 2008
Time: 11:37PM

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