Southampton v Tranmere
St Mary's Stadium
Sat 9th October
After a good win at home to Bournemouth, Southampton will be hoping for more of the same. Tranmere will be hoping to close us down as they did Brighton.
Southampton Team News:
Morgan Schneiderlin and Ryan Doble are unavailable due to international duty. David Connolly, Oscar Gobern, Paul Wotton and Frazer Richardson are all getting closer to being ready for action.
Player to watch: Adam Lallana
Though not yet fully fit Adam has been in inspiring form and looks even better than he did last season.
Tranmere Team News:
Striker Ian Thomas-Moore and defender Liam Darville are both getting close to returning from injury.Sam Morris is also near to returning.
Player to watch: Scott Wootton
After scoring against Brighton Scott could prove to be the leading danger to Saints prospects.
Match Facts & Stats
These two clubs have only met 6 times at Saints home. Three wins to Saints, one to Tranmere and two drawn. Saints will be hoping for more of the same as far as last season goes with us winning 3-0.
Mr Gavin Ward officiates. Mr R Atkin & Mr G Hambling assist. Mr I Cooper is 4th official
I am going for a 3-1 victory to Saints.
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