Millwall v Saints
Sat 28th Jan 2012
Millwall host Southampton in the fourth round of the FA Cup this Saturday in what looks likely to be a lively encounter.
Millwall have recovered from the shock of their heavy defeat to Birmingham with two good wins whilst Southampton have blown hot and cold without showing their open quality attacking style shown in early season.
Millwell Team News:
Millwall are without centre back Tamika Mkentre and Alan Dunne who serves the final game of his three match suspension.
Paul Robinson and Jordan Stewart are likely absentees having sustained recent injuries, although Therry Racon is progressing well on a return.
Player to watch: Darius Henderson
The striker has hit a rich vein of form and will be looking to add to his two recent hat-tricks.
Southampton Team News:
Rickie Lambert could return after his 3 game ban and there could be a place for new signing Tadanari Lee.
Saints could see the likes of Jose Fonte return and possibly Richard Chaplow with a few other players also nearing a return to fitness.
Lallana and Hooiveld may need a bit longer to fully recover.
Player to watch: Rickie Lambert
After missing three games Rickie should be more than ready to show his power and striking capability.
Match Facts & Stats
The balance is very even with the games these two sides have played in Millwall's home manor.
Both teams winning 10 games with 8 drawn.
Mr. Roger East will officiate. Ms. A. Fearn and Mr. N. Lugg assist. Mr. G. Scott is 4th official.
I can't see either team keeping a clean sheet and think we will edge it 2-3.