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Saints get Wigan or City in FA Cup Southampton drawn away in the quarter-finals.

Gallery: West Brom 1-2 Saints The pick of the action shots from a winning Saturday.

Manchester United to play Brighton in FA Cup last eight Twelve-time FA Cup winners Manchester United will play Brighton in the quarter-finals of the competition. Chelsea will travel to Leicester in the other all Premier League clash.

Saints could face Man City in FA Cup quarter-finals Saints have been drawn away to Wigan or Premier League leaders Manchester City in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Man United, Southampton, Brighton all reach FA Cup quarterfinals Two goals from Romelu Lukaku ensured Manchester United saw off Huddersfield to win 2-0 and book their place in the FA Cup quarterfinals. Much of the talk pregame was dominated by the absence of Paul Pogba, who missed the game through illness after Jose Mourinho had, a day earlier, played down reports of the midfielder's desire to leave the club.

West Brom 1-2 Southampton: Saints must use use Cup joy to move forward Mauricio Pellegrino is delighted Saints have made it into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the first time in 13 years – but has told his…

Saints book quarter-final spot Read our report from another win at The Hawthorns.

Tadić praises Saints spirit Goalscorer Dušan Tadić on Saints' fifth round win at West Brom.

West Brom 1-2 Southampton: Saints See Off Late Baggies Fight-Back to Progress to Quarter-Finals The home side continued to push on, but in doing so left spaces at the back and they were soon punished for over-committing in attack, as the Saints broke away and after a clever flick from Guido Carrillo, the ball fell to Tadic who delightfully chipped the ball over the onrushing Ben Foster and the Saints extended their lead to two.

Goals from Southampton’s Wesley Hoedt and Dusan Tadic finish West Brom Goals from Southampton’s Wesley Hoedt and Dusan Tadic ended the FA Cup fifth round run of West Brom, for whom Salomón Rondón scored a spectacular strike to give them hope, but proved in vain.

West Brom 1-2 Southampton: Saints book quarter-final place Saints booked a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win over West Brom.

West Brom 1-2 Southampton: Saints through to FA Cup last 8 JACK GAUGHAN AT THE HAWTHORNS: West Brom, deep in chaos with Pardew’s future hanging in the balance even before the Barcelona taxi heist, at least showed they still care.

West Brom v Southampton, Brighton v Coventry and more – live! Rolling report: Follow all the FA Cup action, plus news from around Europe with Will Unwin.

England - FA Cup 5th Round - TeamTalk West Bromwich Albion vs Southampton - 17-02-2018.

West Brom v Southampton: Matchday live Updates and chat as Southampton take on West Brom in the FA Cup.

FA CUP LIVE: West Brom vs Southampton and Brighton vs Coventry West Bromwich Albion and Southampton's seasons are turning into a nightmare but both have a chance to seal progression to the FA Cup quarter-finals at The Hawthorns. Follow it live here.

Criticism makes Pellegrino work harder during "big challenge" MAURICIO Pellegrino believes Saints’ level of “mental strength” will ultimately be the deciding factor in their fight for survival in the…

Manuel Pellegrino: Manolo Gabbiadini must be ready when called upon Mauricio Pellegrino has challenged Manolo Gabbiadini to be 'really well-prepared', but admitted the Italy striker remains crucial to Southampton's Premier League survival fight.

West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Southampton West Brom's troubled week continues as Southampton score in each half to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2005.

West Brom v Southampton: match preview West Bromwich Albion and Southampton have nothing to lose and as such both sides are likely to throw everything at earning a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Video: Pellegrino previews WBA cup trip Watch the manager preview Saturday's game.

We'll do everything we can The Saints boss looks ahead to West Brom.

Tottenham's Harry Kane once took a bouncing Cristiano Ronaldo penalty Kane once volleyed a penalty à la Ronaldo but it did not end well for the Tottenham striker. Ronaldo caused a stir on Wednesday night when he scored from a bouncing spot-kick against PSG.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints V West Brom Opposition View - Southampton News West Bromwich Albion Fan channel The Boing Cast give us their views ahead of the FA Cup 5th round clash at the Hawthorns. Get two free £10 bets on West Bromwich Albion 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.

West Brom vs Southampton, FA Cup team news, odds and stats Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Emirates FA Cup fifth round clash between West Bromwich Albion vs Southampton at The Hawthorns.

FA Cup betting, tips and odds as favourites Man City eye last eight It’s FA Cup weekend with eight ties spread over four days and we’ve got a game-by-game betting guide as the remaining teams eye a place in the quarter-finals.

FA Cup fifth round team news, odds and stats As the Emirates FA Cup returns for the fifth round fixtures, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on the key clashes involving Premier League teams.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints V West Brom Preview - Southampton News Freddie takes a look at the trip to the Hawthorns and whether this will be a win and a step forward or will start alarm bells ringing. Get two free £10 bets on West Bromwich Albion 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 Will Field Strong Side For The FA Cup - Southampton News Mauricio Pellegrino will once again field a strong side for the FA Cup game against West Bromwich Albion, in what will be the second trip to the Hawthorns in a fortnight. Mauricio Pellegrino has revealed that he will once again be putting out a strong side in the FA Cup, although he does have an injury problem that will hamper his thinking.

Saints 'need' Gabbiadini MAURICIO Pellegrino insists Manolo Gabbiadini is a player Saints “need” but has urged the Italian to be better “prepared”.

Pellegrino prepares Saints for 'fundamental' run MAURICIO Pellegrino has labelled Saints’ impending Premier League matches as “fundamental” in their scrap for survival.

FA Cup fifth round shock ratings: Who will be victims of an upset? The FA Cup is no stranger to shock results and this weekend's fifth round ties see a host of potential banana skins among the Premier League's elite. Sportsmail assesses each fixture's shock value.

Ryan Garner dreaming of future fight at Southampton FC's St. Mary's Stadium A one time European schoolboy king and triple national junior champion, the classy yet clinical 20 year old executioner has been sharpening his tools and collecting props in world class company ahead of his highly anticipated ring return at London's York Hall on February 24th.

Mauricio Pellegrino Challenges Southampton Players to Be 'Brave' Ahead of Relegation Battle Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino has issued a call to arms for the Saints as they prepare to battle to avoid Premier League relegation. With 11 games to go Southampton find themselves in 18th place, one point from safety.

REVEALED: Real Madrid's 'big plan' for the summer A source at Real Madrid has told Sports Illustrated that the Spanish giants have a stunning €600 million transfer war chest for the summer. Los Blancos will be going all out for Harry Kane according to the report but have been warned that Tottenham might end up demanding €300 million for the striker.

Garner: "i Intend To Be A Flag Bearer For Southampton Boxing And Fight At St Mary's!'" Savage Southampton Super-Feather Ryan Garner might have been absent from the public eye for the past seven months following a short suspension for an out of ring transgression but the one the call 'The Piranha' certainly hasn't been profligating.

Lemina ready for West Brom trip MARIO Lemina is fit and ready to play against West Bromwich Albion in the FA Cup fifth-round after suffering from dizziness in last weekend's 2-0…

Antonio Conte’s pre-Hull City press confernce Full presser of the Chelsea manager ahead of their FA Cup 5th Round tie vs Hull City.

Chelsea Trio Out Of Hull City Clash Chelsea will be without Tiemoue Bakayoko, David Luiz and Ross Barkley for the FA Cup 5th round clash vs Hull City, according to Antonio Conte. The trio has been ruled out injured by the manager but he has not mentioned how long they will be out. Adding to that, Conte also said that he has a couple of 'situations' that need to be taken care of.

Press conference : Pellegrino previews West Brom Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino looks ahead to Saturday's FA Cup tie.

Long doubtful for WBA trip Shane Long could miss Saturday's FA Cup clash.

Inside Staplewood: WBA build-up continues Watch as Saints trained on Thursday.

Press Conference : Pellegrino on WBA trip Watch the boss speak with the written media.

Gabbiadini's chance to shine once more MANOLO Gabbiadini has been a lost soul at Saints of late but the FA Cup presents an opportunity for the Italian to pick himself up off the floor.

Valentine's Day Massacre 1994 Style - Southampton News Who was at the Dell on February 14th 1994 when Liverpool visited and Saints ent them home with their tail between their legs.

Five of the best from the fifth round We take a look back at Saints' finest wins from the FA Cup last 16.

A Rough Guide To West Bromwich Albion - Southampton News It's only been two weeks since our last visit, but for those of you who didn't go, here are a few tips to make the day a little easier. The Stadium The Hawthorns is a stadium that over the years has been completely rebuilt, although at different times, so therefore has a more traditional look and feel than newly built grounds like St Mary's.

FA Cup A Distraction For Saints Supporters - Southampton News It was 42 years ago today that 12,000 Saints supporters travelled to West Brom for a 5th round FA Cup Tie that was the catalyst for the revival of Southampton Football Club, could this be the case again.

READER LETTER: I've had a Saints season ticket for 30 years but this is too much FOR over 30 uninterrupted years I have held a Saints season ticket. I have been through those terrible dark, depressing days as we slipped down…

Saints on course to set unwanted Premier League home record SAINTS are barrelling headlong into what could be their worst-ever season at St Mary’s in the Premier League.

Henderson to Face FC Porto After Sitting Out Southampton Win After missing out on the win over Southampton to take in some personalized training sessions with the medical staff at Melwood, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson looks set to return to the match day squad when the Anfield outfit square up with FC Porto in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 encounter at the Estadio do Dragao tomorrow.

Liverpool should bring Southampton game plan to Porto The current leaders in the Primeira Liga of Portugal are a strong team that presents a difficult challenge for Jurgen Klopp's men, but their weekend tie with Southampton gave us a preview of they could play in Porto this week.

Saints want a 'supporter panel' to liaise with the club SAINTS have announced they intend to put together a "supporters' panel" to "encourage and maintain a positive dialogue between the…

John Aldridge Thinks Van Dijk Has A Nice Arrogance - Southampton News Ex Liverpool player John Aldridge thinks that Virgil Van Dijk has a nice arrogance, for some reason he thinks this is good for Liverpool. John Aldridge speaking to the Liverpool Echo has praised Virgil Van Dijk for his performance at St Mary's and suggested that the players "Nice Arrogance" is a good trait.

Premier League clubs paid out £134m to injured players Premier League clubs paid out a staggering £134.2million to injured players during the first half of the season - with Manchester United the hardest hit.

Romeu urges Saints not to panic Oriol Romeu has urged Saints not to panic ahead of a massive Premier League survival battle.

There wasn't enough money in rugby to fall into the trap SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: In my time in rugby I’ve never encountered a gambling culture, one of the reasons being that for decades everybody was amateur and had very little spare cash.

Pellegrino is not to blame for terrible run, insists Oriol Romeu The Southampton manager was booed off the pitch at the final whistle after Sunday's 2-0 defeat by Liverpool left Southampton in 18th place in the Premier League.

Saints youngster pens new deal Young Saints defender Yan Valery has signed a new two-and-a-half-year deal at the club.

Southampton 0 - Liverpool FC 2. Virgil van Dijk - in focus Defender Virgil van Dijk has returned to Southampton for the first time since his £75million move to Liverpool last month. The Holland international was making his third Premier League appearance for the Reds and they ran out comfortable 2-0 winners at St Mary's following first-half goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah.

Southampton Boss Mauricio Pellegrino Calls for Calm as Saints' Plight Continues Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino has urged his side to remain calm after they slipped into the relegation places following their 2-0 home loss to Liverpool on Sunday.

Liverpool FC owner's wife reacts to Firmino, Salah goals at Southampton Fresh from scoring his 19th goal of the season in all competitions, Firmino produced a world-class assist to send Salah through on goal before the summer signing guided his finish into the Southampton net. Salah has now scored 22 Premier League goals this season and has netted 30 times in all competitions in his first season at the Anfield outfit.

'Total control', how the national media saw Liverpool FC's win at Southampton The battle for Champions League qualification is becoming intense - though it looks like a breeze compared to the scramble to avoid relegation." "There can be no living with Liverpool on their travels at times, so incisive is their play and slick their passing.

Saints V Liverpool The Verdict - Southampton News A disappointing result in a disappointing game with Saints failing to take the game to Liverpool and falling for two sucker punches.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Liverpool Game Fans Reactions - Southampton News Saints fans were once again in panic mode after the defeat at home to Liverpool at St Mary's yesterday. Get two free £10 bets on Burnley 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.

Jurgen Klopp praises composure of Virgil van Dijk Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised defender Virgil van Dijk's composed display during Sunday's 2-0 Premier League victory over his former club Southampton.

Cédric: Every game is a final now Defender calls on Saints' experienced players to take responsibility.

Pellegrino grateful to Saints fans Mauricio Pellegrino is grateful for the support Saints are getting from their fans, and conceded it is impossible to ask for more at this time.

Saints 0-2 Liverpool The action from St Mary's as Saints hosted Liverpool.

90 in 90: Saints 0-2 Liverpool Watch our 90-second highlights from the game with Liverpool.

'Suggestions for defrosting feet?': Lallana shows off battered toes Being a Premier league footballer is often seen as being one of the most glamourous careers. However, Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana proved the side-effects of one of the downsides.

Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah Lead Reds To Victory Over Southampton Roberto Firmino fired the Reds into the lead in the opening exchanges as the visitors launched a speedy counter from a home corner. After the Saints threatened an equaliser, Mohamed Salah extended Liverpool's advantage just before half-time when he gleefully swept home from a sublime Firmino lay-off.

Premier League fans' verdict: Arsenal supporters brought back down Another exciting weekend of action saw Manchester City tighten their grip on the Premier League title race with Sergio Aguero untouchable. Here, Sportsmail gets the fans' verdicts.

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

Southampton's confidence is running out, admits Mauricio Pellegrino Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino faces an uncertain future after his side slipped into the Premier League relegation zone after losing at home to Liverpool.

Gallery: Saints 0-2 Liverpool Some action shots from Saints' encounter with Liverpool at St Mary's.

Video: Cédric reflects on Liverpool defeat Defender reacts to a difficult afternoon at St Mary's.

Cédric: It's up to us to put things right Defender believes Saints must focus on themselves after ruthless Liverpool display.

Five things you missed from Southampton 0-2 Liverpool Liverpool overcame the disappointment of conceding a late equaliser against Tottenham last week by easily seeing off Southampton 2-0 at St. Mary's. Firmino and Salah scored in the first half.

Virgil van Dijk grins in the face of fans’ fury on happy return to Southampton - Stuart James Virgil van Dijk, the Liverpool centre-back, exuded calm on his return to Southampton when the home supporters’ ire was eventually redirected at the dugout.

Southampton 2-0 Liverpool: Pellegrino calls on Saints to be braver Mauricio Pellegrino says Saints have to be braver if they are to win their Premier League survival battle.

Who Gets The Highest - Firmino or Salah? Liverpool Player Ratings Vs Southampton Liverpool FC's impressive offensive line was once again in the thick of things, as the Reds managed to churn out a convincing victory against the lowly Southampton. The cunning attacking duo of Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino proved to be the difference between the two sides.

Southampton 0-2 Liverpool - Saints return to the relegation zone Liverpool climbed back up to third in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Saints that left Mauricio Pellegrino under renewed pressure and…

Pellegrino concedes Liverpool were too much for Saints to handle Mauricio Pellegrino has conceded that Liverpool were "too much" to handle as Southampton lost 2-0 at St Mary's Stadium on Sunday. Goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah gave the Reds victory and meant the Saints ended the day in the Premier League relegation zone.

Southampton 0-2 Liverpool: Firmino and Salah score ADAM CRAFTON AT ST MARY'S: Gone in ten seconds. Southampton's hope, the game and, perhaps, even the reign of beleaguered manager Mauricio Pellegrino.

Slick Liverpool see off Saints Two first-half goals end Saints' unbeaten run.

Souness raves about Salah after Liverpool FC's 2-0 win at Southampton Roberto Firmino gave the Reds the lead in the sixth minute at St Mary's with a cool finish, before Salah made it 2-0 when he combined with the Brazilian shortly before half-time. Salah has been in brilliant form for Liverpool FC so far this season, scoring 22 goals and making six assists in the top flight for the Reds.

Gao joined by Krueger and Liebherr in China SAINTS’ majority shareholder Gao Jisheng invited the club’s chairman Ralph Krueger and fellow owner Katharina Liebherr to China to celebrate…

Liverpool are more than just Salah but he defines what they're about TOM FARMERY AT ST MARY'S: Mohamed Salah is one of most feared attackers in the Premier League. Defenders know when you go to tackle the Egyptian, you simply can't mess up.

Mohamed Salah seals the points as Liverpool cruise past Southampton First-half goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah helped Liverpool to a simple 2-0 victory over relegation-threatened Southampton at St Mary’s.

Southampton 0-2 Liverpool FC: How the players rated Notched goal number 20 of the season with a well-taken finish, but he pulled out the party piece on the stroke of half time with a back heel that's illegal in most countries governed by the UN. Worked his Brazilian gonads off otherwise. Essential.

Southampton 0-2 Liverpool - are you in our fan pics? Chief photographer Stuart Martin was at St Mary's Stadium to capture all the action between Southampton and Liverpool in the Premier League - so…

Firmino and Salah star again as Liverpool ease past Southampton Thanks to their dynamic duo up front, Liverpool had the points sewn up by half-time and showed why the Premier League's runners-up spot can be theirs.

Player ratings for Southampton v Liverpool Southampton 0 v 2 LiverpoolBarclays Premier LeagueSunday, 11th February 2018 Kick-off 16:30.

Southampton v Liverpool: Premier League - live! Virgil van Dijk can expect a fierce reception as he faces his former club for the first time since moving to Anfield. Join Rob Smyth.

Southampton v Liverpool - matchday live All the build-up, chat, team news and live match action from St Mary's as Saints take on Liverpool in the Premier League.

Southampton vs Liverpool, Premier League LIVE Southampton welcome Liverpool to St Mary's for the Premier League clash. Join Sportsmail's OLIVER TODD for all the live action with updates from ADAM CRAFTON and TOM FARMERY.

Liverpool news and transfers RECAP - Reds go to Southampton, Trent wants his own 'Istanbul' Chris Beesley and the rest of the team will be with you today from 9am to ensure constant coverage of all things LFC, including news, great photos, nostalgia, live interviews and much, much more as the Reds travel to St Mary's to face Southampton.

We must stand together Saints boss looks ahead to Premier League clash with Liverpool.

Saints V Liverpool The Preview - Southampton News This game has more riding on for Saints supporters than most with so many departing St Mary's for Anfield over the past few years, but this year even more so.

Pellegrino praises fight of home-grown talent in difficult time MAURICIO Pellegrino is grateful for the fight shown by Saints’ home-grown talent during their scrap at the bottom of the Premier League.

Mauricio Pellegrino says he has found Virgil van Dijk's replacement Liverpool could have bought Jack Stephens five hundred times over for the world record £75m fee they paid to snare Virgil van Dijk from Southampton.

Pre-match quiz: Name the Saints scorers against Liverpool Test your Saints knowledge with our pre-match quiz.

Jürgen Klopp on Southampton, Porto trip and Trent's impressive form Jürgen Klopp spoke to the media about the Reds crucial fixtures in the coming week as the German boss has to focus on a getting a crucial win in the south coast as well as focussing on a Portuguese Champions League outing against the 2004 European champions FC Porto.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson unlikely to start against both Southampton and Porto Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson is unlikely to start in both of the Reds next crucial set of fixtures against Southampton and FC Porto says manager Jürgen Klopp.

Firmino on new contract, Southampton team news and £30 million transfer talk - Liverpool FC News Roundup From Steven Gerrard's youthful charges being in action to ongoing transfer rumours, there was again plenty to talk about concerning Liverpool. Here's a roundup of the most notable points from Saturday… Roberto Firmino has given an interview to Brazilian outlet Esporte, outlining his happiness at Anfield and intent to renew his contract.

Opposition View: Klopp on Saints Get the thoughts of the Reds boss ahead of Sunday's game.

TheUgly Inside TV ! Saints V Liverpool Preview - Southampton News See what Freddie and the boys have to say about the arrival of our Ex Players Association's XI to St Mary's. Get two free £10 bets on Southampton v Liverpool 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 v Liverpool: match preview All eyes at St Mary’s will be on Virgil van Dijk as the £75m defender returns to Southampton with Liverpool on Sunday.

Van Dijk Return Should Not Be A Distraction For Saints Fans - Southampton News There has been a lot said about the return of Virgil Van Dijk, but his return needs to be used as a catalyst for the fans to support the team, not one that takes the focus off the task on the pitch.

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Southampton v Liverpool FC "It is make your mind up time because a top-four place is far from secure and Liverpool have to keep chugging away in the league too - they could be out of the top four if they drop points in this game." Liverpool FC finished in fourth place in the Premier League table last season to secure a Champions League spot for the first time under Klopp.

Pellegrino finds the best 'drug' for Saints' survival hopes MAURICIO Pellegrino reckons the “best drug” for Saints in their relegation scrap in the Premier League battle is belief.

Paul Merson reveals his prediction for Southampton v Liverpool FC The Reds head into this weekend's round of fixtures in third place in the Premier League table as Jurgen Klopp looks to steer his side to Champions League qualification for the second season running.

Holders Sholing join Saints and Lymington Town in the Southampton Senior Cup semis SHOLING'S defence of the Southampton Senior Cup remains on track. The Boatmen are through to the semi-final stage following a hard-fought 1-0 win over neighbours Hamble Club at the Universal Stadium. It was an up and down night in front of goal for marksman Lee Wort.

Southampton FC youngster Ryan Seager out to fulfil childhood dream by starring on loan at Yeovil Town Having stood on the terraces at Huish Park as a youngster as the Glovers rose through the Football League, and having been at Wembley to witness the club's historic promotion to the Championship in 2013, the Southampton striker now has the chance to display his own footballing talents at his boyhood team.

Jurgen Klopp expects Virgil van Dijk to be booed on Southampton return Jurgen Klopp will speak to Virgil van Dijk ahead of his return to Southampton and urged the £75million defender not to get caught up in emotion. The defender is guaranteed a hot return to St Mary's.

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

Pellegrino predicts some stick for Van Dijk on Saints return Reds boss Jurgen Klopp accepts "it will probably not be the most friendly" welcome awaiting the centre-back on Sunday. Pellegrino, though, wants everyone to move on from the protracted saga, with Southampton having made a healthy return from the £11.5m they paid to bring Van Dijk from Celtic in September 2015.

Southampton vs Liverpool FC - team news, injuries and suspensions Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino reported no fresh injury problems ahead of Sunday's Premier League match. Striker Manolo Gabbiadini had been carrying a hip problem last weekend against West Brom, where the Italian was an unused substitute in the 3-2 away win.

Pellegrino urges Saints fans not to jeer Van Dijk MAURICIO Pellegrino has urged Saints’ supporters to rally behind his players rather than jeer Virgil van Dijk on his return to St Mary’s with…

SAINTS: Liverpool edition now available Find out what's inside Sunday's edition of the matchday programme.

Press conference : Pellegrino previews Liverpool Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino looks ahead to Sunday's meeting with Liverpool.

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

Klopp to speak to Van Dijk ahead of Southampton return Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp knows Virgil van Dijk is likely to face an unfriendly atmosphere on his return to St Mary's but suggested Southampton fans should be pleased with the deal. Van Dijk switched to the Reds in a deal understood to be worth £75million at the start of the year, joining a host of former Saints players at Anfield.

Tottenham v Arsenal betting odds and predictions We're diving in to derby day as north London rivals Tottenham and Arsenal kick off the latest round of Premier League fixtures. To net at any time Aubameyang is 7/4 and that's too good to ignore.

Liverpool FC team news: Predicted Reds XI to face Southampton in Premier League Liverpool will be hoping to consolidate their place in the top four when they travel to Southampton on Sunday. The Reds currently sit two points clear of fifth placed Tottenham heading into the final third of the season.

Now Saints Have A Better Squad Than Last Year ! - Southampton News The first half of the season saw Mauricio Pellegrino chop and change his side without ever seeming to find what he considered the right balance, that now seems to have changed.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Saints V Liverpool Opposition View With Redmen TV - Southampton News Our friends at Redmen TV talk about the visit of Liverpool to St Mary's on Sunday afternoon. Get two free £10 bets on Southampton v Liverpool 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.

Michael Owen states his prediction for Southampton v Liverpool FC Klopp signed Virgil van Dijk in a club record £75m deal from Premier League rivals Southampton in the January transfer window. The world's most expensive defender will return to his former club with the Netherlands international still waiting to secure his first clean sheet since his move to Anfield.

Former Saints striker Jay Rodriguez charged with racially abusing Gaetan Bong West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez said he is "in disbelief" after the Football Association charged him over his clash with Brighton's Gaetan…

READER LETTER: I'm not going to St Mary's this weekend because I don't want to hear the C word Wednesday’s Echo reported that Virgil van Dijk will not be fazed by the crowd reaction when he comes back to St Mary’s on Sunday.

Hoedt excited by Koeman appointment after hearing 'great things' from Saints colleagues WESLEY Hoedt admits he is looking forward to working under new Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman, after hearing "great things" from his…

Hoedts finds benefits from Pellegrino settling on best team WESLEY Hoedt is glad Mauricio Pellegrino has started to work out his best Saints team because it's meant he's been able to develop a partnership…

Premier League predictions: Lawro v comedian Rhys James Mark Lawrenson takes on comedian Rhys James in the latest round of Premier League predictions.

Liverpool: Stats Preview 17/18 - Southampton A selection of the key facts, figures and statistics ahead of the away fixture with Southampton… Another Premier League outing for Liverpool FC is fast approaching and, as per usual, we've been trawling the record books to bring you all the facts, figures and statistics you need to know.

Hoedt: Fans are so important Wesley Hoedt on Saints' form, a connection with the fans and growing into Premier League life.

Video: Hoedt looks ahead to Liverpool Watch our interview with Saints defender Wesley Hoedt.

Inside Track: Saints vs Liverpool Liverpool echo reporter James Pearce gives us some insight in to Sunday's opponents.

Ward Prowse 3rd In Power Rankings Table - Southampton News James Ward Prowse is being mentioned as a shock contender for a place in England's World Cup squad after beng named in third place in Sky Sports latest power rankings table for the Premier League.

Manchester United close to completing £44 million transfer The two clubs are 'very close' to agreeing a £44 million deal for the Brazilian. The Red Devils were heavily linked with the midfielder after during the summer of 2017. The Ligue 1 side chose to hold onto him as Kylian Mbappe, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva had already left.

Gardos free to negotiate Saints departure after costly stay FORGOTTEN man Florin Gardos will have cost Saints an estimated £680,000 per appearance by the time he leaves this summer.

Which country is most popular in the Premier League? When Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang took to the field for Arsenal on Saturday night he became the latest star in the Premier League's worldwide pool of talent.

Video: Saints build up Liverpool Watch Saints continue preparations for Sunday's game.

Manchester United star avoids jail sentence Alexis Sanchez has been handed a 16-month prison sentence after accepting tax fraud allegations. The Chile star will not be sent to join however as any sentence below 2 years is suspended. The new Manchester United star admitted to Spanish tax authorities of defrauding €983,443 from image rights during the 3 years he spent at Barcelona.

PSG had two stunning moves rejected in January Paris Saint-Germain failed in a sensational double swoop for AS Roma's Alisson and Patrik Schick last month according to ParisUnited.net. The Ligue 1 side's sporting director Antero Henrique contacted Monchi to discuss the move according to the report.

Stat Pack: Saints vs Liverpool Get the key pre-match facts and figures ahead of Sunday's game.

Van Dijk Would Hvae Had More Chance Of A Trophy Staying At Saints - Southampton News Virgil Van Dijk made the usual noises about wanting to win trophies when he left St Mary's for Liverpool, but ironically for this season at least he may have been better staying on the South Coast.

Courtois talks about Conte's Chelsea future Thibaut Courtois has backed Antonio Conte to bring Chelsea back on track. The Italian manager is under pressure at the club right now as results are not going their way. The Blues have had a woeful start to the year and have lost to Bournemouth and Watford in the last two league games.

Van Dijk ready for St Mary's boo boys VIRGIL van Dijk insists he will not be bothered if he is booed by Saints fans when he returns to St Mary’s on Sunday with Liverpool.

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Van Dijk Not Worried About Boo Boys - Southampton News Virgil Van Dijk has spoken to the Liverpool Echo about how he is not worried about a hostile reception and is relishing a return to the place that made him a household name yet he appears to treat with nothing more than distain.

Is Garth Crooks's swipe at Saints unfounded? GARTH Crooks would do well to study the Premier League tables of the last four seasons before concluding that what Saints “have done for too long…

Chelsea make decision on Antonio Conte's future Chelsea have decided to sack Antonio Conte according to various reports. The Blues are not happy with the current form of the club and are ready to take the drastic measure once again. Conte has been questioned in every single press conference of his this season about a potential sacking and the manager has kept saying he's not worried.

Pellegrino Now Has To Show He Can Get It Right ! - Southampton News There is no doubt that Mauricio Pellegrino inherited some "issues" when he arrived at St Mary's, but there has also been much of his own making, can he now get it right !

Saints u-23s report: Sam McQueen scores stunning free kick SAM McQueen scored a stunning free kick as Saints U23s replicated the first team’s 3-2 win at West Brom at Staplewood last night.

'Saints have the quality to stay in the Premier League' says Romeu ORIOL Romeu is sure Saints have the quality to stay in the Premier League, but insists: “Now is the time to prove it.”.

Lemina says screamer was an important goal - but not the best of his career SAINTS matchwinner Mario Lemina insists his Hawthorns blockbuster is NOT the best goal of his career.

Jack Stephens' love of the game is behind his success SAINTS boss Mauricio Pellegrino believes Jack Stephens’ love of the game has been a key factor in his success.

Former Saints chairman Rupert Lowe awarded damages over phone hacking A FORMER Saints chairman is among a number of public figures who have been awarded settlements as part of the phone hacking scandal.

Saints Announce Massive Fund Raising Game ! - Southampton News Saints have announced a match aimed at raising millions for Premier League star's living near the poverty line. In a touching gesture by the club the Southampton first team squad will meet an All Star XI comprised of mainly ex Saints players in a game that's already attracting the interest amongst the St Mary's faithful.

Ticket Exchange Open As Liverpool Game Sells Out - Southampton News As expected the Liverpool game has now sold out, but Saints supporters still have an opportunity to buy seats via the ticket exchange system.

Quiz: Can you name every country to have produced a Saints goalscorer? Tackle our latest quiz after Mario Lemina made Saints' history.

Write about Southampton FC for Saints Marching Saints Marching is looking to add new contributors to its team and we want your voice! Saints Marching has always had the goal of providing the best analysis, opinions, and news on the Southampton FC.

Saints Slowly Build Up Momentum - Southampton News In all the pointing and shouting prevalent of late amongst Saints supporters, it has failed to be noticed that we are now six games unbeaten and getting up some momentum.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Sam Allardyce looks to next season, Swansea find belief under Carlos Carvalhal and Liverpool’s defence worthy of praise.

THE VERDICT: Pellegrino buys some time MAURICIO Pellegrino has bought himself time at the Saints helm just when it looked like it was about to run out on him.

Romeu: 'we can now play without pressure' ORIOL Romeu reckons Saints can now start to express themselves more after easing their relegation fears with a 3-2 comeback win at West Bromwich…

Throwing it away: West Brom have lost 18 points from winning positions Southampton’s supporters told Mauricio Pellegrino he would be sacked in the morning when West Bromwich Albion took an early lead yet by the end they cheered a first win since November.

Garth Crooks' team of the week: Salah, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang, Diabate, Ederson, Mee Which player scored a goal worthy of Maradona? Which manager was rewarded with a blancmange? Garth Crooks' team of the week reveals all.

Premier League fans' verdicts: United hit back after Spurs loss A gripping weekend of Premier League football was rounded off by Liverpool and Tottenham playing out a thrilling 2-2 draw at Anfield on Sunday. Sportsmail has collected the verdicts from fans.

West Brom 2-3 Saints Watch the best of the action from The Hawthorns.

90 in 90: West Brom 2-3 Saints Watch our quickfire highlights from The Hawthorns.

Brighton's 3-1 win over West Ham was the Premier League's 10,000 match Everyone connected with Brighton and Hove Albion would have savoured Saturday's 3-1 win over West Ham - and that victory will go down in the annals for a different reason.

Saints At West Bromwich Albion The Verdict - Southampton News Saints won their first game in months, but had to do it the hard way after going a goal down in the early minutes showing great fighting spirit.

The Ugly Inside TV ! West Brom Game Fans Reactions - Southampton News Say the jubilant Saints fans up at the Hawthorns and Freddie was there to capture their reactions after Saints first win months. Get two free £10 bets on Southampton v Liverpool 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 hopes to build bridges with fans MAURICIO Pellegrino hopes the 3-2 comeback win at West Bromwich Albion can build bridges between him and the fans.

West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Southampton - Pellegrino urges Saints to stay humble MAURICIO Pellegrino has urged Saints to "stay humble" after they ended their 12-game winless run in the Premier League with a thrilling…

REPORT: Ward-Prowse free kick secures first league win since November LAURIE WHITWELL AT THE HAWTHORNS: West Brom are now four points behind their nearest rival and Pardew is dealing with an injury list that numbers seven first-team players.

West Brom 2-3 Southampton: Saints Claim Crucial Win in Thriller Against the Baggies Goals from Jack Stephens, Mario Lemina and James Ward-Prowse helped Southampton come from behind to claim a vital victory which takes them out of the relegation zone, and leaves their opponents West Brom rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.

West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Southampton - Saints climb out of the relegation zone with comeback win SAINTS claimed all three points in a frenetic Premier League match, moving out of the relegation zone and leaving hosts West Brom in deeper…

Lemina’s rocket sparks comeback as Southampton win five-goal thriller Southampton fought back from a goal down to beat hosts West Brom 3-2, giving under-pressure Mauricio Pellegrino a first league win in 12 matches.

Player ratings for West Bromwich Albion v Southampton West Bromwich Albion 2 v 3 SouthamptonBarclays Premier LeagueSaturday, 3rd February 2018 Kick-off 15:00 Thought mp got his team selection and subs right today wow can't believe I've just said that after todays result would not be surprised if reed gave him a 5 year contract.

West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Southampton - are you in our fan pictures? Freelance photographer James Williamson was at The Hawthorns to capture all the action between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton in their…

Manchester United v Huddersfield, Leicester v Swansea and more – live! Get all the latest updates from Saturday’s top-flight matches, and more, from Rob Smyth.

Manchester Utd vs Huddersfield, LIVE: Plus rest of the Premier League Manchester United will look to get back to winning ways when they host Huddersfield Town at Old Trafford in one of five Premier League matches kicking off from 3pm. Follow all the action here.

We dug deep Saints midfielder on a big 3-2 win at West Brom.

Stephens: I owed the team Jack Stephens on continuing his incredible scoring run in the win at West Brom.

Video: Pellegrino on win at West Brom Watch the boss's verdict on the 3-2 win at The Hawthorns.

Gallery: West Brom 2-3 Saints View our images from the dramatic win at The Hawthorns.

Pellegrino encouraged by West Brom win Mauricio Pellegrino on a confidence-building win at West Brom.

West Bromwich Albion v Southampton - matchday live All the build-up, chat, team news and live match action from The Hawthorns as Saints take on West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.

Celtic interested in Republic of Ireland starlet Elvis Azah Celtic are interested in signing Republic of Ireland youth international Elvis Azah after he impressed in a trial match. Chelsea, Southampton and Brighton have also expressed an interest in the winger.

Jack Stephens targets top-ten JACK Stephens believes Saints can achieve another top-ten finish in the Premier League.

Premier League betting tips and odds with Arsenal v Everton and more Liverpool v Tottenham is the big one this weekend. Here's the best bets for the Premier League's crunch clash plus the rest of the fixtures including a few Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang specials.

Saints At West Brom The Preview - Southampton News A massive game for Saints at the Hawthorns, we need all the luck we can get and then some, but we can go there and win and that is crucial.

Inside Track: West Brom Birmingham Mail journalist Joseph Chapman assesses Saints' next opponents.

It's a massive game for us Mauricio Pellegrino on approaching West Brom trip 'like a final'.

Match Preview: West Brom vs Saints Check out our in-depth preview ahead of the trip to West Brom.

Opposition View: Pardew on Saints clash Get the views of West Brom manager Alan Pardew.

Video: Pellegrino on West Brom trip Mauricio Pellegrino on Saints' trip to The Hawthorns.

Pre-match quiz: West Brom vs Saints Take on our pre-match quiz ahead of Saints' trip to West Brom.

Saints Fans Can Honour Cyrille Regis - Southampton News Saints fans have a fine tradition of joining in tributes to players and managers of opposition club's and the trip to the Hawthorns will be no different when Cyrille Regis is houred by the West Bromwich Albion fans.

West Bromwich Albion v Southampton Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton.

Premier League relegation fight: The battle has never been closer The chasm between the top and mid-table has never been bigger - 40 points Manchester City from 10th placed Bournemouth, while only five split the Cherries and Southampton in 18th.

West Bromwich Albion v Southampton: match preview West Bromwich Albion are bottom of the table and, as they are four points from safety, need to beat Southampton at the Hawthorns.

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.

West Brom vs Southampton: Team news, odds and stats Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton at The Hawthorns.

'Carrillo needs time to adapt' MAURICIO Pellegrino admits club-record signing Guido Carrillo will take time to adapt to Saints’ style of play.

Out of Africa: Sportsmail complete a forensic examination West Ham United have suspended director of transfer Tony Henry after sparking a race row by admitting that the club do not want to sign any more African players because 'they cause mayhem'.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v NFL stars Emmanuel Sanders and Josh Norman Mark Lawrenson takes on Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman in the latest round of Premier League predictions.

Saints must rediscover their good looks MAURICIO Pellegrino reckons Saints are perhaps looking ugly right now, but knows a few wins will make them “handsome, with blond hair and blue…

North Korean skiers arrive in the South for the Winter Olympics It is hoped that the arrival of the 32-member delegation from the North may lower tensions between the two Koreas which recently have heightened following Pyongyang's nuclear tests.

Time For Accountability At St Mary's - Southampton News I have been patient in my comments in recent months about the club and some of the accusations levelled at it by some of it's supporters, but now it is time for some accountability.

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

Stat Pack: West Brom vs Saints Get all the key stats ahead of Saturday's match at the Hawthorns.

Press Conference : Pellegrino on WBA Watch the manager speak with the media ahead of West Brom.

Gabbiadini doubtful for West Brom trip Striker misses training with hip problem.

Press Conference : Pellegrino on Albion trip Watch the manager speak with the written media.

Transfer window verdict: how every Premier League club fared in January A hectic January transfer window closed on Wednesday night – our writers look at all the 20 Premier League clubs and how their business unfolded.

Premier League transfers RATED: Which club had best January window? The January transfer window has now closed after the usual mad scramble to strengthen squads at the mid-point of the season. But which of the 20 Premier League clubs did best?

West Brom will wear Cyrille Regis shirts against Southampton West Brom will wear shirts with Cyrille Regis' name emblazoned on them this Saturday to honour the club icon following his sudden death last month.

The Ugly Inside TV ! Brighton Game Fans Reaction - Southampton News Saints fans were not in a happy mood after yet another game without a win to add to the lack of transfer activity. See what they said straight after the game. Get two free £10 bets on West Bromwich Albion v Southampton by opening a new account at William Hill.

Saints V Brighton The Verdict - Southampton News Once again Saints failed to win a game and although it moved them up a place, it was still a big disappointment.

Southampton Manager Mauricio Pellegrino Says His Side's Equaliser in Brighton Draw Was 'Lucky' Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino admitted that his side got 'lucky' with their equaliser in Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Brighton.

THE VERDICT: Saints know their fate It was hardly the finale to January that Saints fans had dreamt of.

Saints need West Brom win Mauricio Pellegrino says Saints need to get a win against West Brom at the weekend after their relegation crisis deepened with a 1-1 draw at home to…

Saints 1-1 Brighton Watch back the action from St Mary's.

Davis looks to "massive" West Brom game Steven Davis on the big trip to The Hawthorns.

Ollie Cook: Southampton loan defender to Barrow for remainder of the season Southampton loan defender Ollie Cook to National League side Barrow for the remainder of the season.

Pellegrino's focus turns to West Brom Manager already looking ahead after Brighton stalemate.

Gallery: Saints 1-1 Brighton Saints reluctantly forced to accept a share of the spoils at St Mary's.

Video: Pellegrino reflects on Brighton draw Manager gives his view on St Mary's stalemate.

Saints unlucky in transfer pursuit Mauricio Pellegrino believes Saints got “unlucky” in the January transfer window.

Southampton 1-1 Brighton: Stephens Equaliser Rescues Vital Point for Saints Saints manager Mauriccio Pellegrino made just one change from the side that beat Watford in the FA Cup on Saturday, with James Ward-Prowse replacing Sofiane Boufal. #SaintsFC side to face #BHAFC: McCarthy, CÃÂdric, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand, Romeu, Højbjerg, Davis, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Long.

Stephens on target again but Saints held Brighton take a point despite defender's second goal in two games.

Premier League: Southampton 1 Brighton 1 - Goal.com Jack Stephens' first Premier League goal was not enough to ease Southampton's relegation concerns as Mauricio Pellegrino's side could only draw 1-1 with fellow strugglers Brighton and Hove Albion.

Southampton 1-1 Brighton - Stephens rescues a point for Saints SAINTS recovered from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw with Brighton but wasted the chance to ignite their season as their struggles continued in…

Player ratings for Southampton v Brighton and Hove Albion Bottom line is if you can't beat Brighton once in a season then you're in deep do-do. Doesn't look like we're signing anyone else, unless Les has something up his sleeve. Pretty rubbish day!

Southampton earn point as Jack Stephens’ strike denies Brighton victory Southampton extended their winless Premier League run to 12 games but Jack Stephens’ equaliser earned them a 1-1 draw with Brighton at St Mary’s.

Southampton 1-1 Brighton and Hove Albion - are you in our fan pics? Chief photographer Stuart Martin was at St Mary's Stadium to caprure all the action between Southampton and Brighton and Hove Albion in the…

Southampton 1-1 Brighton: Stephens rescues goal-shy Saints ADAM CRAFTON AT ST MARY'S: When the Southampton equaliser came, the release was visceral. Energy coursed through this stadium for the first time all evening.

Manchester City v WBA, Chelsea v Bournemouth and more: Premier League – live! Rolling report: Will Manchester City make it straight four wins against West Brom, and will Bournemouth blunt Chelsea? Join Barry Glendenning.

Saints hopeful of signing Promes this summer after failed £25m bid Saints had several bids for the Dutchman, rising to £25million, knocked back but are convinced the player would like to come to St Mary's and look set to reignite their interest in him over the summer.

England - Premier League - TeamTalk Southampton vs Brighton and Hove Albion - 31-01-2018.

Tottenham vs Man Utd LIVE: Plus more Premier League scores Tottenham Hotspur host Manchester United at Wembley in the pick of the Premier League's midweek games as the focus switches towards the top of the table. Follow all the live action here.

Southampton v Brighton - matchday live All the build-up, chat, team news and match action live from St Mary's as Saints take on Brighton in the Premier League.

Report: Southampton want Erik Lamela on loan A byproduct of Tottenham Hotspur signing a pacy winger in Lucas Moura and the deadline of the January transfer window is that Spurs are going to be mentioned in all kinds of dumb rumors for all of its wide midfielders that are perceived to be on the fringes of the squad.

Every player signed by Harry Redknapp on January deadline day Harry Redknapp has earned a reputation as the king of the deadline day thanks to his escapades at Portsmouth, Southampton, Tottenham and QPR. Redknapp famously once replied to suggestions that he's a "wheeler and dealer" by telling a reporter: "I'm not a wheeler and dealer, f*ck off." But there's no doubt he likes a transfer.

Saints V Brighton The Preview - Southampton News This could perhaps be the biggest game since Saints return to the premier League in 2012, three points is essential.

Spurs Star Linked As Alternative To Promes - Southampton News Saints are being linked with a deal with Tottenham Hotspur as the deal to sign Quincy Promes seems to be heading to frustration with Spartak Moscow. Saints are being linked with Spurs winger Erik Lamela if the deal for Quincy promes goes out of the window.