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Southampton will be playing against under performing Arsenal at the St Mary’s stadium. They will look to build on their 0-3 win over Norwich. And capitalise on Arsenal poor form in the last two games, and this will be Arsenal third away game in a week. Southampton will look to add to their 37 points and move further away from the relegation battle. The three-point would give them 40 points and secure their place in the Premier League next season for Ralph Hasenhuttl men.

Arenal will look to improve on their last two games they have played. Also, improve on their poor away form under Mikel Arteta, as they have not won a game under Mikel Arteta in the Premier League away. Their hopes of European football next season seem difficult every game they falter. The game against Brighton was a massive dent in Arsenal European aspirations. Arsenal in 10th position with 40 points is 11 point of fourth place and six-point off six place.

Southampton is in poor home form while Arsenal has not won a game under Mikel Arteta away in the Premier League. The game will be exciting to watch as both teams will be looking for a win help Both their courses. Southampton will be on the same points if they win against Arsenal.

Team News


  • Shane Long will be available against Arsenal after a muscle injury
  • Moussa Djenepo is unavailable due him serving his final game of a three match ban


  • Goalkeeper Bernd Leno (knee), Calum Chambers (knee), Pablo Mari (ankle), Gabriel Martinelli (knee), Cedric Soares (facial) and Lucas Torreira (ankle)
  • However, Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Granit Xhaka are back in full training.


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