Premier League: Southampton v West Ham United match preview
A look ahead to the fixture at the St Mary's
Friday 13 September 2013
Sam Allardyce had to dip into the loan window, bringing in Mladen Petric until the end of the season due to Andy Carroll suffering another injury setback.
Allardyce's opposite number, Mauricio Pochettino has a wealth of forwards at his disposal, selecting from England striker Rickie Lambert, Jay Rodriguez and new signing Dani Osvaldo.
Both teams will be aiming to get back to winning ways as they look to come back from losses against Stoke and Norwich, respectively, previous to the international break.
Southampton 1 (Ramirez) West Ham 1 (Carroll), Premier League, April 2013
West Ham 4 (Noble 2, Nolan, Maiga) Southampton 1 (Lallana), Premier League, October 2012
West Ham 1 (Noble) Southampton 1 (Hooiveld), Championship, February 2012
Rickie Lambert has attempted the most headed attempts in the Premier League this season with six
West Ham have used players from exactly fifty different nations in Premier League, which is equal most alongside Manchester City
West Ham have only won once away at Southampton in twenty years
Southampton win – 1.91
West Ham win – 4.8
Draw – 3.6
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