Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Southampton v Newcastle.
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Southampton team news, injuries, lineup ()
Mohamed Salisu is suspended and Kyle Walker-Peters is, too, with illness affecting the statuses of Jack Stephens, Lyanco, Nathan Tella, and Che Adams. Valentino Livramento has a knee ailment, Will Smallbone a calf problem, and Alex McCarthy a thigh issue. Stephens, Lyanco, and Livramento could be available.
West Ham vs Southampton, live! How to watch, stream link, team news
West Ham vs Southampton is an intriguing clash on Boxing Day at the London Stadium as David Moyes and Ralph Hasenhuttl do battle on the sidelines. Your browser does not support this video STREAM WEST HAM v SOUTHAMPTON LIVE The Hammers are still fifth in the Premier League table despite a wobble which has seen them win just one of their last six games in the PL. David Moyes’ side have been hit hard by some key defensive injuries to Angelo Ogbonna and Kurt Zouma, but they’re still battling for a top four finish and are in the last 16 of the Europa League.
Newcastle team news, injuries, lineup
The long list of Newcastle woes begins with (big inhale)… Federico Fernandez (thigh), Jamal Lewis (thigh), Javi Manquillo (suspended), Isaac Hayden (knee), Paul Dummett (calf), Callum Wilson (calf), Allan Saint-Maximin (calf), Karl Darlow (illness), Ciaran Clark (illness), Joe Willock (illness), Matt Ritchie (illness), and Ryan Fraser (thigh). Only a handful could play and that’s why Thursday’s match with Everton was postponed. Stay tuned.
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Saints are heavy home favorites, relatively speaking, with -152 odds to beat the beat-up Magpies. A draw doles out +280 while a Newcastle win comes in at +400.
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Newcastle is missing a ton of players for a fixture that asks a lot of them anyway. But the clubs did split wins last season and drew 2-2 at St. James’ Park earlier this year, so… maybe? Southampton 1-1 Newcastle.
Newcastle’s Eddie Howe fears squad numbers ahead of Everton fight
"We are stretched," Howe said after Newcastle drew Man United. "[The requirement is] 13 plus a goalkeeper and we're going to be dangerously close to that."Newcastle’s 11 points are two back of safety but they are the only club outside the top four to play 19 games, and most have played at least two fewer than the Magpies.
How to watch Southampton v Newcastle, stream live, and start time
Kickoff: 9apm ET Sunday