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Stoke City entertains Southampton in match day seven of the English premier league both sides keen to consolidate maximum points.
Stoke would be targeting to bounce back to winning ways in front of their home supporters after a humiliating 4-0 mauling at their turf in their latest outing with a home win.
Mark Hughes would be out to urge his charges to address his defensive errors that saw them ship in four goals against.
The hosts are currently in deep form failing to land a single a win in their last five matches suffering three losses and registering three and a turnaround of fortunes is urgent.
The potters currently lie sixteenth in the premier league standings with five points from six matches heading into the clash.
The hosts would be counting of Spanish hitman Jese Rodriguez to find the goals upfront against unpredictable Southampton side.
Southampton travel to face Stoke hoping to bounce back from the disappointing 1-0 home loss to Manchester united by sneaking away with the maximum points on the road.
Mauricio Pellegrini charges are currently in poor form coming into the match suffering three defeats, registered one loss and managed a single win coming into the clash and the Spanish manager would be keen to get a decent response from his charges.
The saints currently lie eleventh in the premier standings with eight points from six matches and a win in this could see them climb to the top half of the table.
Stoke have won three of their last five matches between the two sides, while draw has been registered while Southampton have managed a single win.
Stoke probable line-up- Butland, Pieters, Zouma, Cameron, Shawcross, Allen, Shaqiri, Fletcher, Chuopo-Moting, Diouf, Jese
Southampton probable line-up- Forster, Soares, Bertrand, Stephens, Yoshinda, Davis, Romeu, Redmond, Prowse, Long, Gabbiadini