Southampton head to the London Stadium this afternoon and will be taking on West Ham in the final weekend of the Premier League season.
Saints looked to be returning to form in the run-in when they claimed consecutive 3-1 wins over Crystal Palace and Fulham, but a 2-0 loss to Leeds last time out was a blow in front of 8,000 of their own fans.
Today they will have to deal with an atmosphere provided entirely by West Ham supporters. 10,000 Hammers fans will be hoping to see their side secure a place in the Europa League for 2021/22.
Saints can move up to 12th with a win and will be wanting other results to go in their favour in order to bring in some vital merit funds from placement in the final top-flight table.
Ahead of the game, Ralph Hasenhuttl confirmed that Saints striker Che Adams would miss this game with a groin problem that he picked up in the loss to Leeds. The Scotland international has been called up to his country’s Euros squad and is fully expected to be able to take part.
Midfielder Oriol Romeu has progress well in his return from an ankle fracture and has recently been in full training with his teammates, meaning he was in contention to play at least some part today.
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Will Smallbone and Ryan Bertrand are long-term absentees, with the latter having played his last game for the club.
West Ham were sweating on the fitness of goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, with Arthur Masuaku and Manuel Lanzini also sidelined with injuries.
The headlines from the team news are that Fabianski starts and Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has made four changes to his side.
Confirmed West Ham line-up
Lukasz Fabianski; Vladimir Coufal, Craig Dawson, Angello Ogbonna, Aaron Cresswell; Declan Rice, Tomas Soucek; Jarrod Bowen, Pablo Fornals, Jesse Lingard; Michail Antonio
Subs: Darren Randolph, Issa Diop, Ryan Fredericks, Ben Johnson, Fabian Balbuena, Mark Noble, Andriy Yarmolenko, Said Benrahma, Ademipo Odubeko
Confirmed Saints line-up
Alex McCarthy; Kyle Walker-Peters, Jan Bednarek, Jannik Vestergaard, Mohammed Salisu; James Ward-Prowse, Ibrahima Diallo; Stuart Armstrong, Takumi Minamino; Danny Ings, Nathan Redmond
Subs: Fraser Forster, Jack Stephens, Will Ferry, Oriol Romeu, Moussa Djenepo, Theo Walcott, Nathan Tella, Dan N’Lundulu, Michael Obafemi