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MATCH PREVIEW: Albion v Southampton

Stats and info for Monday's clash with the Saints (ko 8pm)

All-time results record (League, FA Cup and League Cup)








Interesting facts

Southampton have scored 14 goals in the Barclays Premier League this season, while Albion have netted 13. However, the Saints have conceded on 26 occasions compared to the Baggies’ 11. 

Albion’s three victories and one defeat at home this season is their best start to a top-flight campaign since 1977/78. 

The Baggies have not lost three consecutive Premier League fixtures since January 2011.

Albion were last defeated by Southampton at The Hawthorns in May 1984. The Baggies have won two and drawn four of the six meetings since.

In the last ten meetings between the two sides at The Hawthorns there have been only 14 goals. 

Nigel Adkins’ side are the only team in the Football League not to earn an away point this term.   

Last time out

HOME: Championship, Monday, April 28, 2008 - Albion 1 (Brunt 84) Southampton 1 (Lallana 77)
AWAY: Championship, Saturday, October 6, 2007 – Southampton 3 (John 17&64, Skacel 23) Albion 2 (Koren 32&62)

Form guide (last six league matches)


Last league match line-ups

ALBION (v Newcastle – away L 1-2): Foster; Tamas, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Mulumbu, Morrison; Odemwingie, Gera (Popov 88), Dorrans (Rosenberg 71); Lukaku (Long 65). Subs not used: L Daniels (gk); Fortune, El Ghanassy, Jara Reyes. 

Southampton (v Tottenham – home L 1-2): Boruc; Fox (Do Prado 78), Fonte, Clyne, Yoshida; S Davis (Reeves 78), Puncheon (Mayuka 58), Lallana, Schneiderlin; Lambert, Rodriguez. Subs not used: K Davis (gk), Ward-Prowse, Hooiveld, Chaplow.

Southampton team news

Nigel Adkins has revealed Gastón Ramírez (hip) and Jack Cork (knee) could return to action for the Saints. 

Ref watch

Mark Halsey will referee Monday’s game. The Lancashire official last oversaw Albion in their 1-1 draw at Fulham nine months ago. Halsey has dished out 15 yellow and two red cards in seven games this term. 


Selected odds from Bet Butler: 
Albion to win: 8/11
Southampton to win: 17/4
Draw: 31/10

Peter Odemwingie to score first: 11/2
Rickie Lambert to score first: 8/1

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