Southampton v Stoke [Premier League]
Southampton v Stoke
Southampton's Shane Long will miss out after breaking his metatarsal at Middlesbrough last week.
Cedric Soares faces a fitness test after limping off in midweek and Ryan Bertrand is also a doubt.
Stoke's Marko Arnautovic is doubtful because of an elbow problem sustained in last weekend's defeat by Arsenal.
Ibrahim Afellay is still recuperating from knee surgery last month, while Stephen Ireland remains out with a long-term leg injury.
*Southampton have won just one of their four home games against Stoke in the Premier League (D2, L1).
*Five of the nine Premier League meetings have ended in draws.
*There have been three red cards in the last five games in all competitions, including in the last two Premier League contests.
*Southampton's only win in their last seven Premier League games came against relegated Middlesbrough (D3, L3).
*They haven't won any of their last four home league games (D2, L2).
*Saints have gone four top-flight home matches without a goal for the first time in their history.
*Their final Premier League points tally will be lower than in each of the last three seasons.
*Saints have lost just once in 10 final-day home games in the Premier League (W5, D4), a defeat by Manchester United in 2005 which confirmed their relegation.
*Stoke have won just one of their last 10 Premier League matches (D3, L6).
*They have not won any of their last seven away matches (D2, L5).
*Stoke are seven points worse off than they were at this stage last season.
*The Potters are on 41 points, one fewer than their lowest total in a full Premier League season, set in 2012-13.
*Mark Hughes is looking for his 150th Premier League victory as a manager - he would be only the seventh manager to achieve this feat.
SOUTHAMPTON v STOKE
Southampton XI: Forster, Cedric, Stephens, Yoshida, Bertrand, Davis, Romeu, Tadic, Ward-Prowse, Redmond, Austin.
Subs: Clasie, Caceres, Boufal, Gabbiadini, Hojbjerg, Pied, Taylor.
Stoke XI: Butland, Cameron, Shawcross, Martins Indi, Pieters, Shaqiri, Whelan, Allen, Sobhi, Crouch, Diouf.
Subs: Bardsley, Muniesa, Johnson, Berahino, Adam, Walters, Grant.
Referee: Lee Probert.
Is this the most boring last day of the season. Nothing to play for for anyone
got to retune the telly because they moved BT showcase
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