Southampton v Carlisle Preview
St Mary's Stadium
Sat 12th Feb 2011
Southampton have their first home match since the game against Manchester United. With less home games remaining than away, it is more important than ever that we get a winning run going.
A good sized gate is expected and with a noisy support it is a game that we have a reasonable chance of winning.
Southampton Team News:
Both Adam Lallana and David Connolly have resumed full training and may be available.
lex Oxlade-Chamberlain has returned after his game with the England under 21's.
Player to watch: Oxlade-Chamberlain
Alex is a talent that everybody is learning about and will now have to remain fully aware that he will be getting special treatment. He can still use his speed and quick thinking to advantage.
Carlisle Team News:
Carlisle could still be without Thirlwell, Dudgeon and Cooper.
en Marshall has a fractured hand but is expected to play. Rory Loy is expected to keep his place.
ary Borrowdale could make his first league appearance.
Player to watch: Ben Marshall
Striker could make his presence felt as he recovers from the damage to his hand.
Match Facts & Stats
At home Saints hold a narrow advantage over Carlisle. Saints have 3 wins, 2 draws and a solitary defeat.
Mr Robert Lewis Officiates Mr A Bennett & Mr B Huxtable assist. Mr A Davies is 4th official
With a fair sized crowd I select Saints to win 3-1.
Tuesday 15th February
Oldham v Carlisle 7.45pm
Sat 19th February
ochdale v Saints 3pm