Mark Hughes‘ side is currently struggling with some injuries concerns as three players remain out, with Jack Stephens banned following his late red card in their last defeat against Arsenal. However, the manager revealed, speaking at a press conference ahead of the clash, that Steven Davis is the only injury concern ahead of the game.
Here are team news regarging the Saints:
- Sam Mcqueen (groin), Steven Davis (knock) are expected to be out of the clash;
- Shane Long, who’s recovering from an ankle injury, could be missing;
- Mario Lemina is set for a comeback;
- Jack Stephens is banned.
- David Luiz remains out with an ankle injury;
- Davide Zappacosta and Ross Barkley are recovering and could be in contention for a place during the game;
- Antonio Conte confirmed Danny Drinkwater ‘is struggling with a problem in the groin’ and is not expected to be selected for the game.
SOUTHAMPTON – McCarthy, Bertrand, Yoshida, Hoedt, Soares, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Bertrand, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Austin
CHELSEA – Courtois; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Alonso; Willian, Morata, Giroud