Southampton v West Brom

Southampton will be targeting a third straight victory on home soil when West Brom make the trip to St Mary's Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Saints and Baggies are level on 27 points in the Premier League standings, although the Saints boast a superior goal difference.

Ronald Koeman's men returned to the winning trail in midweek, following a back-to-back defeats away from home, recording a 2-o win over Watford, while Tony Pulis' side played to a 2-2 draw with a Chelsea in a closely fought encounter at Stamford Bridge.

In team news, midfielder Victor Wanyama returns to contention for the hosts after completing a two-match ban.

Striker Graziano Pelle, meanwhile, is pushing for a starting place after coming on as a late substitute in the victory against Watford.

However, Gaston Ramirez and Florin Gardos remain on the treatment table.

West Brom will hand a late fitness test to Jonas Olsson (hamstring), but James Morrison definitely misses out after suffering a knee injury against Chelsea.

Striker Rickie Lambert is available for selection after recovering from a bout of illness.

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