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"Demanding" Pellegrino wants more Mauricio Pellegrino says he will remain “demanding” of his players and believes they are capable of much more, despite improved recent…

Stat Pack: Saints vs Leicester City The key numbers ahead of Saints taking on Leicester City.

Inside Track: Leicester City Get the lowdown on Leicester City from journalist Rob Tanner.

Southampton star Charlie Austin tipped for England squad Charlie Austin has been tipped to storm England's World Cup squad by sheer weight of goals. Austin has returned to top form with a flurry of four in four games for Southampton.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Rick Witter and Joe Johnson from Shed Seven Mark Lawrenson takes on Rick Witter and Joe Johnson from indie band Shed Seven in the latest round of Premier League matches.

Gallery: Saints start Foxes preparations Check out the images from Monday's training at Staplewood.

Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino demands greater mental strength Saints boss Pellegrino has identified mental strength as a key area for improvement, and has been at pains to point out to his squad the fruits of consistent hard graft on the training field.

Pellegrino's pre-Leicester press conference Saints boss looks ahead to Leicester City clash.

Cédric resumes training after injury lay-off Defender back in contention after two week spell on the sidelines.

Saints wait on Cedric fitness Saints will make a late decision on whether Cedric Soares will be fit to face Leicester.

Saints Linked With Giroud - Southampton News Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud broke Saints fans hearts on Saturday, but accoding to media reports he could be looking for a place in them in a few weeks time.

Who has dropped most points from winning positions in Premier League? West Brom, Watford and Bournemouth could all be 10 points better off, had they not failed to convert leads into victories. But it is Newcastle who have lost the most points from winning positions.

Ref Review: Arsenal robbed at Southampton; Herrera punished for cheating All the big decisions from matchday 16 of the Premier League and there were some bad ones… Refereeing decisions are regularly the source of debate among fans, pundits, players and managers so this season a five-strong TEAMtalk panel will be passing judgement on every red card, every penalty and any other major incident every matchday.

Saints V Arsenal The Verdict - Southampton News When the line up was announced someone commented that Mauricio Pellegrino appeared to have picked the names out of a hat, but the gamble almost paid off, but didn't due to our failure to make changes in the final quarter of the match.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Sean Dyche has taken Burnley into lofty territory, José Mourinho miscalculated in the Manchester derby and Tiémoué Bakayoko fails to justify his costly transfer.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints V Arsenal The Fans Reaction. - Southampton News Once again Freddie was outsside St Mary's to capture all the Saints supporters raw emotion after a game that almost saw a memorable win. Get two free £10 bets on Southampton v Leicester City by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets.

Southampton Boss Mauricio Pellegrino Praises Saints' 'Intelligent' Performance After Arsenal Draw Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino was left hopeful that his side will be able to continue their upturn in form for their Premier League clash with Leicester City on Wednesday evening, using their spirited and intelligent display during their 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Sunday as the catalyst.

REVEALED Leicester City boss Puel tried to buy Gray while at Southampton Claude Puel has revealed he tried to sign Demarai Gray when he was Southampton manager, but he is delighted he failed. The Leicester City boss said following another superb display by the 21-year-old at Newcastle on Saturday that he was an admirer of Gray's during his one and only season in charge of the Saints.

READER LETTER: Saints fan deserve answers over club's demise ALONG with several other supporters, I have sent a letter to Southampton Football Club and had no response.

THE VERDICT: Austin makes the difference to Saints Four in four and a new lease of life for his team and manager. Charlie Austin has reinvigorated Saints’ season.

Romeu: 'Austin's proved his point' ORIOL Romeu believes Charlie Austin has proved to England manager Gareth Southgate that he’s worthy of a Three Lions call up.

90 in 90: Saints 1-1 Arsenal Watch our 90-second highlights from St Mary's.

Premier League fans' verdicts: Lukaku and Zlatan woeful up front A weekend brimming with top Premier League action culminated in thrilling Merseyside and Manchester derbies, while David Moyes' West Ham defied all odds by beating Chelsea. Fans' verdicts.

The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos Our weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight.

It was an intelligent display Mauricio Pellegrino reacts to the 1-1 draw with Arsenal.

Austin frustrated despite scoring exploits Striker admits feeling of two points lost after late Arsenal fightback.

Video: Pellegrino reflects on Arsenal point Watch Mauricio Pellegrino's post-match reaction as Saints draw with Arsenal.

Video: Mixed emotions for red-hot Austin Watch Charlie Austin's post-match reaction after his early goal was cancelled out by a late Arsenal leveller.

Player ratings for Southampton v Arsenal Southampton 1 v 1 ArsenalBarclays Premier LeagueSunday, 10th December 2017 Kick-off 12:00.

Arsenal FC news: Arsene Wenger explains Alexis Sanchez's poor display against Southampton Arsene Wenger believes Alexis Sanchez's poor display against Southampton was due to him dropping too deep on the pitch, despite the team dominating possession. The Chilean hasn't had the best season for the Gunners with many believing his soon-to-expire contract is playing on his mind.

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Pellegrino delighted with squad game MAURICIO Pellegrino believes Saints' draw with Arsenal proves his faith in his squad is well placed.

Arsene Wenger complains about Southampton time-wasting Arsene Wenger added his voice to a barrage of protests about time-wasting as Arsenal squandered two more points at Southampton.

Chris Sutton slams decision not to award Arsenal a penalty BT Sport pundit Chris Sutton has slammed the decision not to award Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette a penalty during their 1-1 draw at Southampton on Sunday.

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud makes his point at St Mary's Sometimes, there really is nothing for it but to swing the ball into the penalty area and hope the big man can get his head onto it. Frenchman Giroud, certainly knows what it takes to reach a cross.

Late Olivier Giroud equaliser spares Arsenal against Southampton Olivier Giroud scored in the 88th minute to rescue a point for Arsenal after Charlie Austin’s early opener for Southampton.

Olivier Giroud rescues Arsenal at Southampton but flaws exposed again Olivier Giroud's late equaliser salvaged a point for Arsenal at Southampton but the spirited fightback can't paper over the cracks, writes Nick Ames.

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Giroud late leveller stops Saints Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at Saints.

Giroud comes on to rescue late point for Arsenal at Southampton Arsenal were rescued late as they scored an 88th minute equaliser to rescue a point from Southampton on Sunday afternoon. A third minute strike from Charlie Austin gave the hosts the perfect start at St Mary's, and they could have added a second in the second half as Oriol Romeu hit the bar.

Southampton v Arsenal: Premier League – live! Minute-by-minute report: Will Arsenal bounce back from defeat to Manchester United against mid-table opposition on the south coast? Join Niall McVeigh.

Matchday live: Travel chaos ahead of Southampton v Arsenal All the build-up, chat, team news and match action live from St Mary's as Saints welcome Arsenal in the Premier League.

Southampton v Arsenal: Preview, team news, odds and more Check out our preview for Sunday's Premier League clash between Southampton and Arsenal, including team news, odds and more…

Southampton vs Arsenal LIVE: Follow all the action from St Mary's A huge afternoon of Premier League football gets underway at St Mary's as Southampton host Arsenal in a midday match. Join ADAM SHERGOLD for all the action as it unfolds.

Forster could emulate De Gea Fraser Forster could be a busy man today if David De Gea’s heroics against Arsenal are anything to go by.

Pellegrino backs under fire keeper Forster ahead of Arsenal showdown Mauricio Pellegrino has thrown his support behind Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster to prove Gareth Southgate wrong by shining against Arsenal on Sunday.

Blow for Arsenal as key defender is ruled out of Southampton clash Shkodran Mustafi will miss Arsenal's trip to Southampton on Sunday as the Arsenal defender has not recovered from a thigh injury. The Germany international was forced off early on in last weekend's 3-1 defeat to Manchester United and will sit out the game at St Mary's.

Mauricio Pellegrino insists Southampton can cope busy winter schedule Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino believes his squad is strong enough to cope with a hectic week of Premier League football. Arsenal visit St Mary's on Sunday.

Opposition View: Arsenal Arsène Wenger speaks ahead of the St Mary's clash.

Saints V Arsenal The Preview - Southampton News Saints take on the Gunners looking to secure a victory over a Big Six club in the Premier League for the first time in 19 months, can they do it ?

New Sports Bar Open For Saints Fans - Southampton News Saints supporters wanting to have a drink on match days and watch the live football before and after should pop down to Liberty's the latest bar to open in Southampton.

Southampton v Arsenal: match preview Arsène Wenger must decide on who should replace the injured Shkodran Mustafi in his defence for the trip to Southampton on Sunday.

Southampton v Arsenal Match Preview - View From The Enemy Check out our match preview as Southampton look to make it successive home wins in the Premier League when they meet Arsenal at St Mary's. Southampton vs Arsenal Sunday 10th December, 12.00pm GMT St Mary's Premier League WHAT'S AT STAKE?

Referee Moss wins Pellegrino praise Mauricio Pellegrino has praised referee Jon Moss for his honesty after last weekend’s penalty controversy at Bournemouth.

No Austin World Cup limits Mauricio Pellegrino has refused to accept that Charlie Austin has technical limitations which will see him overlooked for England’s World Cup…

Match Preview: Saints vs Arsenal Get set for the visit of Arsenal to St Mary's.

Pellegrino pleased with Saints progress Saints boss relishing Arsenal clash.

Video: Pellegrino on Arsenal clash Southampton boss on test posed by Arsenal this weekend.

Press conference : Pellegrino on Arsenal Watch the Saints boss speak with the written media.

Gallery: Edging closer to Arsenal clash Our photographer's best images from Friday training.

Fulham cup date confirmed Saints to visit Craven Cottage on Saturday 6th January.

Saints handed defender blow The defender, who was named the club's player of the month for November, suffered the injury in the recent 2-1 loss at Manchester City and will miss the clash with the Gunners. Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino has no other injury concerns ahead of Sunday's game and has confirmed he will continue to rotate his strikers in the weeks ahead.

Southampton V Arsenal at St. Mary's Stadium : Match Preview Cedric Soares is out of Southampton's Premier League clash with Arsenal on Sunday. The full-back will miss the visit of the Gunners due to a hamstring injury suffered in the recent 2-1 loss at Manchester City.

Cédric remains sidelined Full-back set to miss out as St Mary's prepares to host Arsenal.

Saints Look Like They Can Beat A Big Six Club For The First Time In 19 Months - Southampton News OK Saints beat Liverpool and Arsenal in the EFL Cup last season, but it has been a long time since we last went into a game with one of them looking like we could actually win.

Cedric ruled out for Arsenal Cedric Soares has been ruled out for the visit of Arsenal on Sunday.

Southampton v Arsenal Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Southampton and Arsenal.

Arsenal FC: Predicted Gunners XI for Premier League clash v Southampton Arsenal will be hoping to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they make the trip to Southampton on Sunday - LIVE on talkSPORT. The Gunners suffered their first home defeat of the season against Manchester United last time out and face a Saints side who have lost three out of their last five fixtures.

Man United v Man City betting tips and odds plus Liverpool v Everton It's derby day with Manchester rivals United and City squaring up after a Merseyside battle between Liverpool and Everton. Here's the best best bets for the Premier League fixtures.

Premier League team news, odds and stats from every match this weekend Ahead of this weekend's matches in the Premier League, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.

Is A Sunday Noon Kick Off The Worst Time For Football Fans ? - Southampton News Those that speak nostalgically of Saturday 3pm kick offs are of a certain age, after 25 years of the Premier League's TV saturation coverage, just what is the worst time for a kick off for those who actually attend games ?

Southampton vs Arsenal: Team news, kick-off time, odds and stats Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's.

Bournemouth manager praises referee for 'admitting he got decision wrong in Saints draw' BOURNEMOUTH manager Eddie Howe has praised referee Jon Moss for admitting his decision not to award Cherries a penalty in the 1-1 draw against…

10 transfers that could go through in January Premier League clubs may be primarily occupied with a relentless December fixture schedule but behind the scenes, work is already underway ahead of the January transfer schedule.

Football Related Arrests Fall Once More - Southampton News The number of arrests at Football matches fell once again last season, meaning that they have almost halved in recent years. There were 1,638 football-related arrests in 2016-17, a 14% decrease of 257 on the previous season - equivalent to just four arrests per 100,000 match-going supporters.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints V Arsenal Preview - Southampton News The Ugly Inside TV gives it's usual preview ahead of the game against the Gunners on Sunday and whether Saints can pull off a win. Get two free £10 bets on Southampton v Arsenal by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets.

Boufal: 'there's so much more to come' SOFIANE Boufal insists that Saints have not seen his true quality yet and says just “wait and see”.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Pointless presenter Richard Osman Mark Lawrenson takes on Pointless presenter Richard Osman in the latest round of Premier League matches.

Soares thanks fans after winning award The defender has played a key role at St Mary's in the last few weeks as he helped them move up to 11th in the Premier League table. A win over Everton and a draw against Bournemouth has given the Saints squad a lift and Soares was able to beat Charlie Austin, Ryan Bertrand and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in the supporters vote.

Cédric lands November Player of the Month award Saints defender lands Under Armour Player of the Month prize.

Southampton eye move for star who has 11 assists already this season - FootballFanCast.com The Moroccan-born forward has been in impressive form, scoring five goals and providing a further 11 assists in 23 appearances in all competitions for the Swiss outfit.

Stat Pack: Arsenal vs Saints Get all the key numbers and facts ahead of Sunday's game.

Could Danny Ings Be Coming Home In An Exchange Deal ! - Southampton News The rumour mill is saying that Danny Ings will leave Liverpool in January and Southampton could be one possible destination.

Southampton send scouts to watch Basel winger Mohamed Elyounoussi ahead of January swoop SOUTHAMPTON have been tracking FC Basel star Mohamed Elyounoussi as they ponder a January bid for the winger. Elyounoussi has emerged as one of the best players in Switzerland after a string of impressive displays for his side.

Saints Again Sell Out Wembley Allocation - Southampton News Saints will be taking a full compliment up to Wembley to face Tottenham Hotspur on Boxing Day after another sell out for an away game.

Saints Interested In Basel Winger - Southampton News According to Swiss media outlet Blick, Saints had a scout at the Basel V Lausanne game on Sunday and he was making copious notes everytime a certain player was on the ball.

Former Saints manager Adkins takes over at Hull City Hull have appointed Nigel Adkins as their permanent new head coach on an 18-month deal, the club have confirmed.

Hesketh starting to make waves once more JAKE Hesketh is starting to make waves again for Saints Under-23s – but, despite this, a first-team return seems a long way off for the…

"It's not been easy" - Pied's fight for his Saints chance JEREMY Pied admits it hasn't been easy for him at Saints - but is "100 per cent sure" he can give much more to Mauricio Pellegrino's…

Saints to battle for Dundee ace Southampton are the latest side to be credited with an interest and he could be available for a reasonable fee, although he still has 18 months left on his current deal.

Saints supporters face travel headache for Arsenal clash SAINTS supporters going to St Mary's for the Arsenal game should be aware that ALL train lines in the Southampton will be closed on the day of the…

Reading FC: David Dodds' Under 18s defeat Southampton for first win in Premier League Cup READING FC Under 18s picked up their first win in the Premier League Cup with a 1-0 home victory over Southampton. David Dodds' Royals had lost to Norwich City and drawn with Manchester City in their opening games in the competition. And they rounded off the group stages with a much-needed victory at Hogwood Park on Saturday.

Which ex-Premier League players are managing worldwide? Tottenham Hotspur's match against APOEL is something of a dead rubber. The White Hart Lane club have already qualified for the knockout stages as the winners of Group H.

Chaos On The Trains For Arsenal Game On Sunday - Southampton News Once again it is likely to be chaos if you are planning on getting to Southampton by train on Sunday for the visit of Arsenal, not helped by a large number of visiting supporters trying to get here by rail as well.

Last Tickets Left For Arsenal Game - Southampton News As you would expect there are very few tickets left for the visit of Arsenal on Sunday even though it is the worst kick off time of the day, so if you are planning on going get in fast.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints At Bournemouth Match Day In 360 - Southampton News Join us for a match day experience in 360 degrees as we travel to AFC Bournemouth, Vitality Stadium to follow Saints and draw 1-1 in the Premier League. Use your finger to navigate around the frame or for the ultimate viewing experience watching with a VR headset.

Saints' target to end 19-month wait SAINTS will be desperate to bring to an end a 19-month wait for victory over one of the Premier League's big guns in the top-flight against Arsenal…

Jeremy Pied delighted to make return to action after injury struggles Southampton defender Jeremy Pied reveals his delight at finally returning to action after a long-term injury.

Dundee's Hendry attracting Premier League interest The 22-year-old has already drawn comparisons with England's John Stones as a ball-playing centre-back not afraid to keep possession and pass out from defence.

Saints Can Now Take On The Big Boys ! - Southampton News For the first time in 18 months you feel that Saints can take on one of the big sides and win ! It hasn't been all sweetness and light for Mauricio Pellegrino this season, but in the last three games you can see something there, a sense of confidence is returning and we have looked a little bit more like the Saints of old.

Booing from Cherries fans baffles Saints striker Austin Charlie Austin was left baffled by Bournemouth fans booing him after the striker rescued a point for Southampton on Sunday.

Austin hits back Austin scored his third goal in three games to cancel out Ryan Fraser's opener and secure Saints a 1-1 draw at the Vitality Stadium. After slotting home Nathan Redmond's cross, Austin celebrated in front of the home supporters, who had been jeering him throughout the game.

Austin has Arsenal in his sights AGAIN CHARLIE Austin is “feeling good” and raring to go for a third strike in as many appearances against Saints’ next opponents, Arsenal.

Saints away in FA Cup third round Saints are away to Championship side Fulham in next month's FA Cup third round.

FA CUP THIRD ROUND DRAW: Liverpool to face Everton at Anfield The FA Cup third round fixtures have now been decided, with a cracker served up in the form of a Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton.

Pep Guardiola to face no further action after Nathan Redmond exchange The Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been reminded of his responsibilities after last week’s remonstration with Nathan Redmond.

FA Cup 3rd round draw LIVE: Follow the action The FA Cup third round draw takes place on Monday with Premier League clubs entering the fray. Sportsmail's Alex Martin will be bringing you all the best of the live coverage from the draw.

Southampton striker Charlie Austin: Jeers from Bournemouth fans 'a bit odd' Charlie Austin was left baffled by Bournemouth fans booing him after the striker rescued a point for Southampton on Sunday. Austin scored his third goal in three games to cancel out Ryan Fraser's opener and secure Saints a 1-1 draw at the Vitality Stadium.

Charlie Austin says Bournemouth boos over Poole move were 'a bit odd' Charlie Austin was left baffled by Bournemouth fans booing him after the striker rescued a point for Southampton on Sunday. Austin scored his third goal in three games in a 1-1 draw.

Ashley Young is becoming a leader at United - 10 THINGS WE LEARNED Manchester City are sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League table after coming from behind to beat West Ham at the Etihad Satdium on Sunday afternoon.

Saints At Bournemouth The Verdict - Southampton News It really should have been a win, but again the team showed great spirit to come back from a goal down.

Saints to find out FA Cup opponents Southampton ball number 36 in tonight's draw.

Redmond hailed by boss Redmond was left on the bench by Pellegrino at the Vitality Stadium but came on at half-time to set-up Charlie Austin's equaliser in an entertaining 1-1 draw. Earlier, Ryan Fraser had given Bournemouth the lead just before the interval but Southampton were much-improved after Redmond's introduction.

THE VERDICT: One point gained or two dropped? Saints may well have left the Vitality Stadium wondering whether they had gained one point or dropped two against Bournemouth.

Redmond puts Guardiola showdown behind him Nathan Redmond showed he was unfazed by the bizarre confrontation with Pep Guardiola as his half time introduction helped Saints to hit back and…

Austin grateful for Redmond's role CHARLIE Austin has hailed the impact of Nathan Redmond after the England international set-up his equalising goal in the 1-1 draw at AFC Bournemouth.

90 in 90: Bournemouth 1-1 Saints View the best of the action from Vitality Stadium in 90 seconds.

Bournemouth 1-1 Saints View the best of the action from Vitality Stadium.

Premier League fans' verdict: Man U's win vs Arsenal was breathtaking Another weekend of Premier League action saw Manchester United manage to hold off Arsenal, while Manchester City maintained their big advantage at the top of the table.

Pellegrino refuses to comment on penalty incident after Bournemouth draw Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino claimed that his side's 1-1 draw with Bournemouth was a "fair result". Ryan Fraser scored the opener for the home side just before the break, but Charlie Austin's second-half goal ensured the south coast derby ended in a draw.

Ryan Bertrand jokes woeful throw-in was an attempt to waste time Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand hilariously attempted to spare his blushes on Sunday after he put an embarrassingly poor throw-in against Bournemouth down to time wasting.

Charlie Austin keeps one eye on Southampton's hectic winter schedule Southampton striker Charlie Austin had one eye on the tough fixture schedule ahead after claiming a second-half equaliser in a 1-1 Premier League draw with Bournemouth.

Pellegrino pleased by Saints' character Saints boss on the 1-1 draw away at AFC Bournemouth.

Video: Pellegrino on Bournemouth draw Mauricio Pellegrino on Cherries point.

Austin feeling the scoring momentum Striker confident of adding to his tally every week.

Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton: Pellegrino sees signs of progress Mauricio Pellegrino believes the past week has proved that Saints are progressing under his management.

Player ratings for AFC Bournemouth v Southampton AFC Bournemouth 1 v 1 SouthamptonBarclays Premier LeagueSunday, 3rd December 2017 Kick-off 13:30.

Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton: Austin earns share of south coast spoils RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT THE VITALITY STADIUM: Austin was Southampton's star man for the second Sunday in a row as the striker bagged an equaliser to earn a point at Bournemouth.

Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton Ryan Fraser gave Bournemouth a first half lead but Southampton fought back as Charlie Austin's equaliser saw them claim a 1-1 draw. The Cherries enjoyed the better of the chances in the first half and were perhaps unlucky not to be awarded a penalty when Adam Smith went down under a Sofiane Boufal challenge.

Austin strikes again to earn point at Bournemouth Striker scores third goal in three games to equalise at the Vitality.

Redmond responds to Guardiola encounter with key role in Saints goal Nathan Redmond followed his feisty face-off with Pep Guardiola by helping Southampton rescue a much-needed point against south coast rivals Bournemouth. Redmond was left on the bench by Mauricio Pellegrino but came on at half-time to set up Charlie Austin's equaliser after Ryan Fraser had earlier put the home side in front.

Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton: Austin levels as Saints draw Nathan Redmond followed his feisty face-off with Pep Guardiola by helping Southampton rescue a much-needed point against south coast rivals…

Charlie Austin goal enough to secure point for Southampton at Bournemouth The striker scored his third goal in as many games to cancel out Ryan Fraser’s first-half strike and earn a share of the spoils for the visitors.

Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton - are you in our fan pics? Chief Photographer Stuart Martin was at Dean Court to capture all of the action between Bournemouth and Southampton in the Premier League - so be…

Bournemouth v Southampton: Premier League – live! Minute-by-minute report: Who will prevail in this south coast derby at the Vitality Stadium? Join Nick Ames for all the latest.

Bournemouth vs Southampton, LIVE: Follow the Premier League action Bournemouth will hope to pull clear of the bottom three in the Premier League table when they host Southampton in a south coast derby to kick off Sunday's action. Follow all the action here.

AFC Bournemouth v Southampton - matchday live All the build-up, team news, chat and match action live from the Vitality Stadium as Saints take on AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.

The Ugly Inside TV Saints At Bournemouth The Preview - Southampton News Freddie and the team take a look at the trip through the New Forest to play our near neighbours AFC Bournemouth. Get two free £10 bets on AFC Bournemouth v Southampton by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets.

The Ugly Inside TV Saints At Bournemouth Opposition Preview - Southampton News Bournemouth podcast Back Of The Net preview this afternoons game down at the Viatlity stadium. Get two free £10 bets on AFC Bournemouth v Southampton by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets.

Pellegrino ready for busy December Saints boss talks squad depth and spirit.

Pellegrino's Saints finally making gains Mauricio Pellegrino has begun to demonstrate that Saints are developing under his leadership – but there’s still a long way to go until he…

Opposition View: AFC Bournemouth Bournemouth boss gives his thoughts ahead of Saints' Premier League visit.

Mauricio Pellegrino demands more attacking prowess from Nathan Redmond Nathan Redmond can still be more 'aggressive' in the final third, claims Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino. Redmond found himself in an animated chat with Pep Guardiola on Wednesday.

We can adapt well Saints boss on his different tactical options.

Pied backed to shine The Frenchman has been plagued by injury since joining from Nice in the summer of 2016 and, when fit, has played second fiddle to Cedric Soares.

Match Preview: AFC Bournemouth vs Saints Get set for Saints' trip to face AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.

Video: Pellegrino previews Bournemouth Watch the manager preview the visit to Bournemouth.

Bournemouth v Southampton: match preview Southampton have improved since Mario Lemina’s return from injury and they will hope the midfielder can dominate Bournemouth in tandem with Oriol Romeu.

Pellegrino backs Pied to shine MAURICIO Pellegrino has backed reserve right-back Jeremy Pied to shine at neighbours AFC Bournemouth tomorrow in Cedric Soares’ absence.

Pellegrino prepares to freshen Saints up MAURICIO Pellegrino will turn to his Everton heroes and fresh legs at neighbours AFC Bournemouth tomorrow – but admits he also has the “bigger…

Southampton FC: Mauricio Pellegrino refuses to criticise Pep Guardiola over Nathan Redmond incident Mauricio Pellegrino has refused to criticise Pep Guardiola for confronting Nathan Redmond after Manchester City's last-gasp 2-1 win over Southampton. City boss Guardiola approached Redmond on the field and addressed the Saints forward animatedly, at full-time in Wednesday's Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium.

Away Guide: Bournemouth Plan your trip to the Vitality Stadium.

Saints boss won't take pop at Pep Guardiola's animated approach to the Saints forward at full-time in Wednesday's Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium left fans puzzled. In a statement, Redmond insisted the City manager was "only very complimentary" to him, but the Football Association has asked Guardiola to explain his actions.

Inside Staplewood: Saints build up to Cherries Watch as Saints continued to build up to Bournemouth.

Gallery: Saints train ahead of Bournemouth clash The best images from Saints' Friday training session.

Mauricio Pellegrino refuses to criticise Pep Guardiola Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino has refused to criticise Pep Guardiola for confronting Nathan Redmond after Manchester City's last-gasp 2-1 win over the Saints.

Pellegrino refuses to criticise Guardiola over Redmond Mauricio Pellegrino has refused to criticise Pep Guardiola for confronting Nathan Redmond after Manchester City's last-gasp 2-1 win over Saints.

Cédric ruled out of Bournemouth trip Mauricio Pellegrino gives a team news update ahead of south coast clash.

Pellegrino gives injury update ahead of Cherries trip CEDRIC Soares is out of Sunday's trip to neighbours AFC Bournemouth after picking up a late injury in the 2-1 defeat at Manchester City.

Bournemouth v Southampton Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Bournemouth and Southampton.

Man City: Pep Guardiola regrets Nathan Redmond incident Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola regrets the bizarre incident with Southampton forward Nathan Redmond and admitted he ‘cannot control’ himself on the touchline.

Pellegrino's pre-Bournemouth press conference Saints boss looks ahead to Sunday's Premier League clash with AFC Bournemouth.

Bournemouth vs Southampton: Team news, kick-off time, odds and stats Ahead of the Premier League's weekend action, Sportsmail provide you with team news, betting odds and Opta stats. Here is all you need to know as Bournemouth host Southampton.

HOT OR NOT: Nathan Redmond dealt with Pep Guardiola's advice shrewdly IAN LADYMAN: Pep's decision to give aggressive career advice to Redmond was followed by a statement from the player suggesting that he had been happy to listen to the Man City boss.

Guardiola asked by FA to explain Nathan Redmond altercation Pep Guardiola has been asked to explain his version of events following his post-match conversation with Southampton's Nathan Redmond. The Football Association on Friday said it had sought observations from Guardiola, who has until December 4 to respond.

Pep Guardiola asked to explain Nathan Redmond conversation by FA Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been asked to explain his version of events following his animated post-match conversation with Southampton's Nathan Redmond on Wednesday.

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe wants local rivalry with Southampton Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe said their rivalry with south coast rivals Southampton was growing. However, he conceded they must first establish themselves in the Premier League.

Pep Guardiola asked to explain pitch exchange with Nathan Redmond Pep Guardiola has been asked by the Football Association to explain his version of events following his animated post-match conversation with Southampton’s Nathan Redmond.

Premier League 2017-18 misfires: Which strikers are yet to score? For a Premier League to achieve their aims, whether it be challenge for the title or avoid relegation, one key asset they must have is a deadly striker. Some have found this hard to come by.

Arsenal v Manchester United odds plus Premier League betting tips Arsenal v Man United is this week's crunch clash in the Premier League. Here's the best bets for that game, how to win on Man City, a 20/1 scorer treble and the rest of the Premier League tips.

Premier League team news, odds and stats for matchday 15 Ahead of the Premier League matchday 15 fixtures, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.

A Rough Guide To Bournemouth - Southampton News It's South Coast Derby time again, but not as we know and like it, as we head West to take on the Cherries and as usual we bring you all the info. Saints head to Bournemouth on Sunday to take on the Cherries at what is now called the Vitality Stadium but we still call Dean Court.

Saints star Redmond reveals contents of Guardiola's intense rant Nathan Redmond has revealed the details of his "passionate" and "intense" chat with Pep Guardiola in midweek. Man City boss Guardiola was caught on camera appearing to berate the Southampton winger following the full-time whistle after City's late win.

Nathan Redmond: Pep Guardiola was complimenting me, says Southampton forward Southampton's Nathan Redmond defends Pep Guardiola after the Manchester City boss had an animated discussion with him.

Redmond defends Guardiola: 'He was passionate, intense, aggressive' Southampton forward Nathan Redmond has dismissed suggestions that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insulted him during an on-field rant at…

Southampton FC starlet Olufela Olomola not thinking about Yeovil Town future beyond January The 20-year-old has enjoyed a superb loan spell at Huish Park in the first half of this season, netting seven times in 16 league matches, but Glovers fans have been concerned for some time that they could lose the young striker when his temporary deal expires at the start of the winter transfer window.

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend Sam Allardyce and Alan Pardew get started at new clubs, Tottenham go to Watford needing an upturn in form and will Nathan Redmond respond to Guardiola’s pep talk?

Inside Track: AFC Bournemouth Journalist Ned Payne gives us the lowdown on the Cherries.

Saints sweat on Soares ahead of Cherries clash Saints are sweating on the fitness of ever-present Cedric Soares ahead of Sunday’s clash at AFC Bournemouth.

FAN VIEW: Guardiola's Southampton comments are ridiculous As a Southampton fan it was gut-wrenching. Ninety-plus minutes of sheer hard-work, determination and organisation, only to be defeated by a moment of simply undeniable class.

REVEALED: What Pep Guardiola REALLY said to Nathan Redmond MATT LAWTON - CHIEF SPORTS REPORTER: Nathan Redmond was left stunned by the Pep Guardiola lecture that marked the end of Manchester City’s 2-1 victory over Southampton.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v comedian Nish Kumar Mark Lawrenson takes on Live at the Apollo star Nish Kumar in the next round of Premier League matches.

Nathan Redmond defends Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola over altercation The Southampton winger has defended Pep Guardiola and dismissed media speculation over their on-field argument on Wednesday.

Redmond reveals what went on between him and City boss Guardiola Nathan Redmond has revealed that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was 'only very complimentary and positive to me' after the two came face-to-face at full time on Wednesday night.

Rangers: Southampton's Ross Wilson says Ibrox opportunity came at wrong time Southampton director of football operations Ross Wilson could have moved to Rangers last season, but felt then that the timing wasn't right.

Southampton FC fan Jonathan Coombs given football banning order after shouting homophobic abuse at the Amex A SOUTHAMPTON FC fan has been banned from football matches after shouting homophobic abuse at Albion fans.

Howe hopes Saints clash brings out the best in Cherries AFC Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe hopes a raucous derby atmosphere can inspire his team to bounce back from a disappointing midweek defeat when…

Redmond should be honoured by Guardiola's crazy response, says pundit Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith says Nathan Redmond should take last night's fracas with Pep Guardiola as a back-handed compliment. Southampton winger Redmond was trying to leave the field after Raheem Sterling had sent Man City to a late win last night when he was almost accosted by the City boss.

Mauricio Pellegrino 'Proud' of His Southampton Players Despite Disappointing Man City Defeat However, Pellegrino remains 'proud' of his Southampton side's effort, as the Saints made things very difficult for the league leaders throughout the tie at the Etihad, with Oriol Romeu's clinical finish bringing the scores level before Sterling's late decider.

Stat Pack: Cherries vs Saints Get the key facts and figures ahead of Sunday's game.

Saints to wear third kit for Cherries clash Southampton to play in a special third kit at Bournemouth.

Which Premier League side has the toughest December? For most people, December is a time to relax, eat to your heart's content and watch festive films like Die Hard. But that outlook does not apply where the Premier League is concerned.

Pellegrino sees another side to Saints Manager pleased with versatility of his players.

Saints At Manchester City The Verdict - Southampton News There were some who were asking just what Mauricio Pellegrino was on when the team at the Etihad was announced, but the manager showed that he is learning and almost pulled off a shock result.

Pep Guardiola has shouting match with Redmond after match - but insists he was complimenting Saints star MANCHESTER City manager Pep Guardiola could not contain his excitement after Raheem Sterling's last-gasp winner continued Manchester City's record…

Romeu: 'City pain will eventually be a positive' ORIOL Romeu admits the last-gasp 2-1 defeat at Premier League leaders Manchester City is a painful wound – but believes Saints will come to…

Video: Romeu gutted after City strike late Oriol Romeu proud despite Saints' late heartbreak at the Etihad.

Video: Pellegrino proud of players' efforts Mauricio Pellegrino reacts to last-gasp Man City defeat.

Pellegrino's pride in valiant Saints Manager pleased with players after battling display.

'I wanted them to play': Guardiola blames time-wasting for Redmond row Guardiola became embroiled in a heated exchange with Saints winger Redmond as the two teams left the field after Manchester City's late show at the Etihad Stadium.

I'm proud of my players Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino spoke of his pride after his side’s “painful” defeat against Manchester City at The Etihad.

Man City 2-1 Southampton: Sterling the saviour for City IAN LADYMAN AT THE ETIHAD: It's not even December and already we have what feels like the first truly decisive moment of the Premier League season. This was truly an earth shuddering moment.

Player ratings for Manchester City v Southampton Manchester City 2 v 1 SouthamptonBarclays Premier LeagueWednesday, 29th November 2017 Kick-off 20:00 Great effort from Saints but suprise with the starting line up, it seemed to work though.The free kick for the first goal you could see it was going in on the way we lined up for it.Still a valiant effort all the same.Think we can get a result...

Saints fall to last-gasp City defeat Disciplined display comes up agonisingly short against Premier League leaders.

Guardiola explains spat with Southampton winger Redmond Pep Guardiola thinks that Southampton "didn't want to play" against Manchester City in their 2-1 loss and has explained his apparent spat with Nathan Redmond.

Manchester City 2-1 Southampton - are you in our fan pics? Freelance photographer James Williamson was at Etihad Stadium to capture all of the action between Manchester City and Southampton in the Premier…

Raheem Sterling earns Manchester City dramatic late win over Saints Manchester City beat Southampton 2-1 at home thanks to a dramatic injury-time winner by Raheem Sterling.

Manchester City 2-1 Southampton: Brave Saints robbed by Sterling's late goal Raheem Sterling scored a dramatic winner as Manchester City maintained their winning run with a last-gasp 2-1 defeat of Southampton.

Sterling strikes at the death as Man City record 12th win in a row A late goal from Raheem Sterling secured a club record 12th successive league win for Manchester City as they beat Southampton 2-1 in the Premier League. An own goal from Virgil van Dijk put City ahead shortly after half-time when the Dutchman got the final touch from a free-kick.

Man City v Southampton, Chelsea v Swansea, Stoke v Liverpool and more – live! Get all the latest on a busy night of Premier League action with Paul Doyle.

Chelsea vs Swansea, LIVE: Plus rest of the Premier League scores Arsenal and Chelsea will aim to keep up the pressure on Manchester City, with the trio all in action among six matches to conclude the midweek Premier League fixtures. Follow live here.

Manchester City v Southampton - matchday live All the build-up, chat, team news and match action live from the Etihad Stadium as Saints take on leaders Manchester City in the Premier League.

England - Premier League - TeamTalk Manchester City vs Southampton - 29-11-2017.

Opposition View: Manchester City Guardiola excited to reunite with former teammate Pellegrino.

Pellegrino hails squad development The 46-year-old moved into the Saints' dug-out over the summer and, after a tough start to his first campaign coaching in English football, has guided his side to 11th spot in the Premier League standings.

Saints At Manchester City The Preview - Southampton News Citeh have only dropped points in one Premier League game all season, ironically against our opponents on Sunday Everton, can Saints be the first team to take a point off them since that game back in August.

Arsenal join Brighton, Southampton interest for Novara attacker Alessio Da Cruz Novara attacker Alessio Da Cruz is attracting Premier Leage interest. The Mirror says Arsenal are among a clutch of Premier League clubs to have made checks on Da Cruz. Da Cruz, 20, has been impressing since joining Serie B side Novara this season, scoring five times in 12 starts.

Pellegrino's 'important news' as he finds squad equilibrium MAURICIO Pellegrino believes he’s reached a point of perfect equilibrium with his Saints squad at a very important time.

Arsenal and Southampton among clubs watching Dutch winger According to The Mirror, Arsenal are among four Premier League clubs keeping an eye on Dutch winger Alessio Da Cruz. The 20-year-old, who spent last season on loan with Dordrecht, left FC Twente for Serie B side Novara in the summer and has been making a big impression in Italy.

'I've learned a lot': Saints outcast Hojbjerg ready to prove himself Hojbjerg has spent most of the current season warming the bench of Mauricio Pellegrino's side but was handed a first league start against in the Saint's 4-1 win over Everton on Sunday.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints V Man City Preview - Southampton News Freddie Mercury appears to be on the Ugly Inside TV in Movember, see what he has to say before the trip to Manchester City who are hoping to be saying They Are The Champions at the end of this campaign. Get two free £10 bets on Manchester City v Southampton by opening a new account at William Hill.

Manchester City 2-1 Southampton Raheem Sterling curls in a last-minute goal to give Manchester City victory over Southampton and extend their Premier League winning run to 12 games.

BIG INTERVIEW: Hojbjerg's honest analysis of his Saints situation and life as a new father PIERRE-Emile Hojbjerg knows he will succeed whether it be at Southampton Football Club or not – but he continues to be deeply motivated to…

Saints Foundation auction matchworn shirts Foundation raising money for the Royal British Legion.

Manchester City v Southampton The emphatic victory over the Toffees was only the third time this season in which the Saints have scored more than one goal but they will be hard-pressed to improve upon that record against a City side who have allowed the fewest shots on target.

Donate To The Ugly Inside's Movember Campaign ! - Southampton News Those who have watched The Ugly Inside TV of late will have noticed a strange shadow under Freddie's nose, help make it all worthwhile for him by making a small donation to the Ugly Inside's bit for charity. Men are facing a health crisis that isn't being talked about.

Højbjerg delighted to seize his chance Midfielder has been a man on a mission at St Mary's.

Video: Højbjerg on making his mark Feature interview with midfielder after his man-of-the-match display.

Pep Guardiola's success shocks Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino has admitted he did not expect former team-mate Pep Guardiola to be so successful as a manager. The pair won the La Liga title playing alongside each other at Barcelona.

Match Preview: Saints vs Manchester City Match Preview Southampton Manchester City Premier League 1718.

Austin reveals he was worried by first-team chances "It's not been easy. It's the first time in my career that I've had to hold back, sit and watch - bide my time. I had to work hard, get my head down and luckily enough I've reaped the rewards. "You just have to bide your time and assess the situation.

Manchester City v Southampton: Team news, kick-off and likely line-ups Ahead of the Premier League's midweek action, Sportsmail will be providing you with team news, betting odds and Opta stats. Here is all you need to know as Man City host Southampton.

Pellegrino - City are beatable Pep Guardiola's free-scoring City side have produced some sensational performances so far this season, winning 12 and drawing once to open up an eight-point gap over second-placed rivals Manchester United at the top of the Premier League.

The Ugly Inside TV Saints V Manchester City ! Opposition Preview - Southampton News Our friends at Manchester City fans site The Esteemed Kompany giveus the view from the opposition ahead of our trip to the Etihad on Wednesday night. Get two free £10 bets on Manchester City v Southampton by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets.

Mauricio Pellegrino surprised by Pep Guardiola's success as manager Mauricio Pellegrino has admitted he did not expect former team-mate Pep Guardiola to be so successful as a manager.

Pre-match quiz: Saints, City, both or neither? Test your knowledge with our quiz ahead of Saints meeting with Manchester City.

Inside Track: Manchester City Get the lowdown on Manchester City from MEN correspondent Stuart Brennan.

Will Saints Have A New Third Kit For The Trip To Bournemouth ? - Southampton News Last season both of Saints kits clashed with Bournemouth's meaning we produced a third kit to wear, will that be the case again this season.

A Rough Guide To Manchester City - Southampton News An evening game in Manchester with under a month to go before Christmas, is likely to see Saints worst away support of the season, but for those hardy souls going here is all the info.

Austin's belief never waned but his Saints future was on his mind CHARLIE Austin admitted his belief that he could be an asset to Saints never waned during a frustrating first few months of the season in which…

How good was your Premier League boss as a player? They've made their way to the top of the managerial ladder, but it wasn't always plain sailing for the Premier League bosses during their playing days.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Tailenders co-host Felix White Mark Lawrenson takes on Tailenders co-host and former Maccabees guitarist Felix White in the next round of Premier League matches.

Manchester City are not unbeatable MAURICIO Pellegrino is adamant unbeaten Premier League leaders Manchester City can be defeated.

Man City are not unbeatable: Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino Pep Guardiola's free-scoring side have produced sensational performances so far this season, winning 12 and drawing once to open up an eight-point gap over Manchester United.

Premier League team news, odds and stats from every match in midweek Ahead of the midweek matches in the Premier League, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.

Press Conference : Pellegrino on City Watch the manager speak with the media ahead of Man City.

Saints Squad Had A Clear The Air Meeting ! - Southampton News Ryan Bertrand has admitted that Mauricio Pellegrino had a clear the air meeting in which he told the squad that it was going to be a back to basics approach. Ryan Bertrand has spoken of how the team's meetings during the week were alll about pulling together as a unit and creating a change of attitude.

Austin: Win will fuel belief Striker admits Saints needed morale-boosting victory.

Saints V Everton The Verdict - Southampton News Saints produced their most comprehensive home performance in 18 months to put Everton to the sword and show that they can now look up the table and not down it.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend's action Is there a possible straw for Manchester City rivals to clutch at? Jack Wilshere has an impact off the bench and Riyad Mahrez is treading water at Leicester.

Saints V Everton ! Dan's Review - Southampton News Dan, like most Saints fans was extremely pleased by the result against the Toffee's, find out what he thought about the game here. A superb result came for Southampton as they were the dominate side in every aspect of the game in a 4-1 smashing of a lacklustre Everton side who are still manager-less.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints V Everton The Fans View - Southampton News As you can imagine Saints fans were in buoyant mood after the great win over Everton, find out what they said here. Get two free £10 bets on Manchester City v Southampton by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets.