CONFIRMED: Southampton & Everton line-ups

Here is how Southampton and Everton will line up for this afternoon’s match:

Southampton starting XI: Boruc, Clyne, Lovren, Fonte, Shaw, Davis, Wanyama, Cork, Lallana, Gallagher, Lambert

Subs: Gazzaniga, Ward-Prowse, do Prado, Chamber, Hooiveld, Targeet, Reed

Everton starting XI: Howard, Coleman, Stones, Alcaraz, Baines, Barry, McCarthy, Naismith, Barkley, Deulofeu, Lukaku

Subs: Robles, Hibbert, McGeady, Osman, Garbutt, Browning, Ledson

This weekend’s Premier League action kicks off with Southampton hosting Everton at St Mary’s. Both sides have had outstanding campaigns to date, but it is the Toffees who will know that victory this afternoon is vital if they want to maintain the challenge for an unlikely but much-deserved Champions League spot.

Southampton have suffered a late blow with the news that Morgan Schneiderlin will be unavailable, while Roberto Martinez is without Kevin Mirallas for the rest of the season.

Everton are unbeaten in the last eight matches between the two sides, although they have not won at today’s venue since 2002.

What do you think today’s result will be?

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