Following the International break, both teams will be looking to get back into the swing of things with a convincing win.
Former Saint and ‘Norn Iron’ legend Iain Dowie will look to be putting one over his old club when his new look QPR team take on Saints. Saints man in charge however, had this to say: ‘It was very good to have a little break, especially after the last game. The players and I all had time to go away and find new inspiration and they have all come back ready for the busy period ahead’.
QPR Team News:
QPR have two former Saints players in their team who will look to do well. Fitz Hall and Dexter Blackstock. Former Pompey man Rowan Vine will also look to impress. For obvious reasons
Player to watch: Dexter Blackstock
Good striker in the same mould as David McGoldrick. Watch out for him
Southampton Team News:
Only one doubt surrounding the Saints and that is Killer Svensson. For obvious reasons Saints will not use him in every game. Expect him to miss out.
Southampton will have a fully fit squad in terms of players used already this season. No major reshuffle is needed
Player to watch: Adam Lallana
Get a tenner on him to score the first goal. Lee Holmes also to impress again.
Match Facts & Stats
Head to Head
Last Time Out — > Southampton 2-3 QPR
Mr K Friend
Southampton have a point to prove on Sky with their last game ending in a 1-0 defeat to Blackpool. Expect them to put it right this time, but QPR will not step aside. 2-1 Saints.