Southampton v Everton

Southampton and Everton will be targeting their first win of the new season when they meet at St Mary's on Saturday.

Both teams started the their campaigns with 2-2 draws on opening day, when the Saints took a point away from St James' Park after facing Newcastle United. They should be more confident on home turf having won this fixture without conceding over the past couple of seasons.

Everton twice had to come from behind to secure their point against newly-promoted Watford on opening day. The Toffees won their most encounter against Southampton 1-0 at Goodison Park last season but haven't beaten the Saints away from home in more than a decade.

Both sides have a number of injuries to contend with. Southampton fans probably won't see new signing Jordy Clasie (ankle) make his debut just yet as he struggles to shake off a pre-season injury, while Ryan Bertrand (knee) is still not ready to return to action.

For Everton, the bad news is that left-back Leighton Baines (ankle) will be out "for the next 12 to 14 weeks", while Kevin Mirallas (ankle), Gerard Deulofeu (hamstring) and Muhamed Besic (hamstring) are all big doubts for the trip south.

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