Southampton will be looking to make it three wins out of three in all competitions when they take on Newcastle United at St. James’ Park in the Premier League this evening.
The Saints will head into the game on the back of a 1-0 victory over Ipswich Town away from home in an FA Cup third-round replay.
Ronald Koeman’s side have made a strong start to the New Year and have won three of their four competitive matches.
Southampton currently find themselves third in the Premier League table with 39 points from 21 matches, two points clear of fourth-placed Manchester United.
Meanwhile, Newcastle will head into today’s game placed 10th in the league table with 27 points from 21 matches.
The Magpies have made a poor start to 2015 and have yet to win a single game in the New Year, having lost two and drawn one.
It promises to be an interesting game at St. James’ Park, and here is how Newcastle and Southampton will line up.
Newcastle United Xi: