Having lost at Swindon, Saints will be keen to get a win in front of their fans.With the Saints on a roll at home they are confident of achieving another good win. Seven wins on the trot having just beaten Leeds United, the team has improved remarkably this year.
Southampton Team News:
Jon Otsemobor will be unavailable having been injured against Leeds on Saturday. He is likely to be out for a couple of weeks. Thomas did well when coming on for him and I see no reason for him not to play.
Player to watch: Jason Puncheon
The tricky little winger has pace and skill to spare.
Swindon Team News:
Swindon have late fitness tests on David Lucas(Keeper) and striker Vincent Pericard. Both had knocks in their game at the weekend. Alan O’Brien,Callum Kennedy and Kurt Hammonds are all long term injuries.
Player to watch: V Pericard
Ex saint will want to do well.
Match Facts & Stats
Since these two teams started playing, Saints have dominated at home.
All league matches at home show:-
9 home – 2 draw – 1 away win.
Southampton v Swindon 3-0