Fulham v Southampton preview
Southampton look to move away from relegation danger when they
visit out-of-form Fulham on Boxing Day.
Adam Lallana is again likely to be missing as he continues to
struggle with a knee injury.
The Saints captain sat out Saturday’s 1-0 home defeat to
Sunderland and looks set to miss out on the trip to Craven
But Nigel Adkins’ side appeared to come through the defeat to
the Black Cats without any new knocks.
Fulham boss Martin Jol is likely to make changes after a
disappointing 4-0 defeat at Liverpool on Saturday.
Steve Sidwell is available again after serving a one-game
suspension at Anfield and is expected to be restored to the
But Bryan Ruiz (hamstring) and Mahamadou Diarra (knee) remain on
the sidelines for the Cottagers.