SOU
WBA
90+3'
That's the end of that. A trying match, but at least both teams didn't lose, which seemed all they cared about.
90+2'
Sessegnon is tackled on the right wing, winning a corner. Brunt's header is away by Long, and his second cross is out for a goal kick. A minute left.
90'
There have only been four shots on target in the whole match, two for each side.
89'
Dorrans slides a ball inside for Ideye, but Forster is out quickly to claim and snuff out the danger. Just a minute or so to go, plus added time.
West Bromwich Albion Substitution
88'
 
Sessegnon comes on for Berahino.
87'
Neither side is desperately looking for a winner, but neither have they given up entirely. It's just quite boring, basically.
85'
Cork and Mulumbu come together on the edge of the West Brom box, but the referee correctly gives the free kick for Cork's initial shove.
84'
Ronald Koeman looks Scottish.
82'
Some team news for the Arsenal match. About 10 minutes left here.

RT @Arsenal: #Arsenal team to play Everton: Szczesny, Debuchy, Mertesacker, Chambers, Monreal, Flamini, Ox, Wilshere, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis

West Bromwich Albion Yellow card

Southampton

West Brom

80'
 
After sustained possession for West Brom, Davidson loses the ball high up the pitch, and Gardner has to bring down Cork to stop a counter. He's booked.
79'
The game has died a little after that brief flurry of actual events.
Southampton Substitution
78'
 
Cork comes on for Ward-Prowse.
77'
A change is imminent for Southampton.
76'
West Brom waste a corner.

2-0. Hazard. Gets the ball on the left, cuts inside and rifles the ball past the keeper. Trademark.

74'
Tadic is down in pain after a trip from Mulumbu. He's limping away.
73'
Brown Ideye uses lovely skill to drag the ball through Fonte's legs, faces down the keeper and toes a shot towards goal that Forster beats away.

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70'
Ward-Prowse whips a brilliant free kick towards goal that thumps off the post.
69'
Mulumbu goes through Pelle with his back to goal, and wins a free kick 25 yards from goal, to the left of the box.
68'
Tadic has a shot after Long chests a long ball into his path, but it's miles wide of goal.
67'
Gardner's free kick towards the box takes a couple of deflections and runs through to Forster.
Southampton Yellow card

Southampton

West Brom

65'
 
Scheiderlin is firmly tackled by Mulumbu and West Brom spread play left. Davidson aims to get through down the centre, and Clyne is booked for dragging him down.
64'
West Brom have come back into the game now, keeping hold of the ball better than they had previously, but Forster easily claims a Berahino cross.
62'
Shane Long's pass wide is far too straight and is out for a goal kick.
61'
Some nice build up play on the left, and now Tadic goals down after being tackled by Berahino. He's clutching his head.
West Bromwich Albion Substitution
60'
 
Davidson is on for Pocognoli. Brown Ideye is slipped into the box and Fonte eases him off the ball, with Ideye tumbling, an obvious dive.
59'
Pocognoli is injured, and at the other end of the pitch Southampton have a corner that Pelle glances well wide.
58'
Pocognoli gets to the byline, crosses to the back post, and Ideye heads down towards goal and into the side-netting. He should have scored.
57'
Tadic comes onto his right foot from the edge of the box, but his low, slow shot is straight at Foster.
56'
Anichebe's injury is clarified as a groin strain.
54'
Long heads well over from Tadic's cross. Still the best we've had so far.
53'
Ward-Prowse's cross is far too deep, but Southampton retain possession and continue to probe.
West Bromwich Albion Substitution
52'
 
The ball goes out on the left, with the injured Anichebe replaced by Ideye.
51'
Pelle holds the ball up for too long, and the attack loses its potency. Tadic tries a header towards Long but to no avail.
50'
Mulumbu is OK!
49'
The second half has started as the first ended, with a lack of ambition from both sides. I could go for a pastis right now. If you fancy a drink, why not tell me which at @lxndrnthrtn.
47'
Long's long range shot is deflected and wide. Youssouf Mulumbu has gone down now, holding his wrist, but it might be that he had a ball hit at his testes.
46'
Shane Long is on for Steven Davis. The magic happens.
Southampton Substitution
HT
Have another.
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HT
Have a wee photie.
45+2'
Ward-Prowse is clumped in midfield by Gardner. Will we see the magical Shane Long next half? Let's hope so. That's half time. See you in 15 minutes.

45: A minimum of two minutes are to be added on. #saintsfc [0-0]

45+1'
A minute left of the half.
45'
Dawson's poor pass means Wisdom can't clear effectively and Sunderland win the pall, pressing around the box.
44'
Wisdom is tackled on the byline but West Brom keep possession with a throw in. It's that kind of game.
West Bromwich Albion Yellow card

Southampton

West Brom

42'
 
Anichebe tries to return the ball to Berahino in the box with a square pass, but Yoshida puts his foot through it. Then Brunt smashes the ball away in disgust after Pocognoli gives away a foul, and is booked.

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41'
West Brom are keeping the ball calmly in defence.
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39'
Brunt stupidly boots Wanyama on the byline, and Southampton have a free kick. Tadic takes, curling the ball in, it comes to Schneiderlin at the back post, but he can't quite reach it.
36'
Bertrand again down the left, linking up with Tadic well, and his cross is blocked by Wisdom. The clearance is blocked by Tadic, the ball runs into his path, and he toes the ball at the near post from close-range, Foster doing well to palm it away.
35'
Nothing is happening.
33'
Dorrans and Wanyama come together, with Dorrans sliding through the back of Wanyama on the halfway line. He should be booked, but isn't.
31'
A cross from the left evades Foster, but nobody's able to get to it. Bertrand's cross evaded Foster, by the way, because he came to challenge Foster for it on the very edge of the box and completely missed it.

31' Foster comes off his line but is beaten to the ball by Tadic whose cross passes over Pelle to safety #SOUWBA

30'
A change for West Brom soon, as Anichebe is limping and Brown Ideye is receiving tactical instructions.
29'
Both sides' defence, perhaps the weakest aspect of both teams, have so far performed with discipline.
28'
Dorrans chares free from deep and aims a pass right for Berahino, but it's off target. Bertrand and Tadic exchange passes, Bertrand pulls it back for Pelle, but he scuffs his shot into Olsson.
27'
Pelle has 55 goals in Dutch football, but has been marked so tightly that he's struggling to do anything much. Brunt sends in another cross for Forster - he should try aiming at one of his own.
25'
It's a fairly tedious game, no clear cut chances and a lack of quality from both sides.
23'
This time Southampton have their chance to cross and waste it, and moments before Schneiderlin has a shot from a tight angle blocked.
21'
Brunt's clever footwork makes room for a cross, which is too high for Anichebe and picked up by Wisdom, who then puts in a poor cross of his own.
20'
A cross aimed for Dorrans in the centre is claimed by Forster, who launches a counter with a throw.
19'
The defender is back on the pitch now, limping but apparently OK to continue. Southampton have the ball back.
18'
Pocognoli is limping off for further treatment.
16'
Pocognoli is cynically caught by Pelle with a late tackle, and the full-back is down for treatment. He's escaped a yellow so far.
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15'
The first corner goes behind for another, on the right, but Forster claims the knockback.
14'
Wisdom slides a cross along the box for Dorrans, whose shot is blocked for a corner by an excellently-time Fonte sliding tackle.
13'
Southampton are playig across the defence, then send it long to Pelle, meaning the West Brom defence end up with the ball.
12'
Davis finds Bertrand on the left, who slips in Tadic down the left of the box, and his first-time cross doesn't find a West Brom player.
11'
A ponderous corner is cleared by Pelle. Pocognoli does well to get to the touchline but is tackled and Southampton break forward.
10'
Gardner hassles Fonte on the left to win a corner. Dorrans will take, swining it in, once the players start behaving.
8'
Ward-Prowse takes, right footed, and it's headed away at the near post easily. Clyne hoofs the ball back in, and it's repelled again to Tadic. He curls one in for Pelle, but he glaces a header well wide.
7'
Bertrand is tripped by Berahino on the left wing, and Southampton have a dangerous free kick on the left of the box.
6'
Not much happening so far.
4'
Anichebe flicks a shot at the near post after Brunt's cross gets into the box, but it's a few yards wide of the opposite post.
2'
Graham Dorrans loses the ball after some nice West Brom passing, but they win back possession quickly. Brunt gets into the penalty box, and is apparently dragged to the floor by Yoshida, but he is given nothing. At the other end Tadic's cross evades everyone.
1'
We've kicked off!
14:55
Five minutes to go, and the players are ambling onto the pitch. What a time to be alive!
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14:50
10 minutes left of the build up, which means in about two hours it will all be over and we'll be able to go home, put our feet up on the sofa and enjoy the sweet, but temporary, relief of sleep.
14:45
I'm predicting that Southampton will win 9-0 today. If you'd like to let me know your predictions then you can find me at @lxndrnthrtn.
14:40
Some news on Bayern Munich-Manchester United transfers. Can you guess who is actually buying a player?
Serie A - Rumour: Bayern to beat out Chelsea and United for Benatia

German and Italian media are confident Roma will sell Mehdi Benatia to Bayern Munich on Monday.

14:35
While we wait for the football to start, why don't you take a look at Bayern's goals from last night against Wolfsburg?
Highlights: Bayern off to winning start against Wolfsburg

Watch the video Highlights: Bayern off to winning start against Wolfsburg on Yahoo Eurosport UK. Watch highlights as champions Bayern Munich got their season off to a bright start with a 2-1 win over Wolfsburg

14:30
West Brom conceded a late goal to Sebastian Larsson in their match againts Sunderland last weekend, whic hisn't really a surprise. What was a surprise was that they scored two goals. West Brom, in the end, seem likely to be relegated, and not just because Alan Irvine knows David Moyes, but because they have one of the least inspiring squads in the Premier League.
14:25
Southampton played well against Liverpool last weekend, but were certainly poorer for the losses in the transfer window, also to Liverpool. However, Tadic showed flair and creativity that they will hope to extract more from today. Will they? I do not know, I am not psychic.
14:20
Alan Irvine on Victor Anichebe: "I think he will score. I think there is an anxiety. He was so upset about the one on Saturday where he rolled their lad and pulled it past the post. He was in afterwards and looking at the clips and thinking, how have I done that? But he had got himself into that position. I thought he was really good for us at the weekend."
14:15
Ronald Koeman on Morgan Schneiderlin: "For us the rumours about him have gone away. He played a fantastic match for us against Liverpool, and how he has acted is fantastic. He showed his qualities last Sunday and we are happy to have him in our squad. Nothing depends on offers [for Schneiderlin] because he will stay in Southampton."
14:10
Before we get into the misery of actual football, why don't you take a look at Mr Alan Pardew?
14:05
TEAMS: Southampton: Forster, Clyne, Yoshida, Fonte, Bertrand, S. Davis, Tadic, Wanyama, Ward-Prowse, Schneiderlin, Pelle. Subs: K. Davis (GK), Gardos, Long, Taïder, Cork, Hooiveld, Isgrove. /// West Brom: Foster, Wisdom, Dawson, Olsson, Pocognoli, Mulumbu, Gardner, Berahino, Dorrans, Brunt, Anichebe. Subs: Myhill, McAuley, Davidson, Ideye, Sessegnon, Yacob, Baird.
14:00
Hello and welcome to live coverage of Southampton vs West Brom in the Premier League. Are you as excited as Youssouf Mulumbu?

Starting Line-ups

Southampton
West Bromwich Albion
    • 23
      Forster
    • 21
      Bertrand
    • 3
      Yoshida
    • 6
      C
      Jose Fonte
    • Clyne
    • 12
      Wanyama
    • 4
      Schneiderlin
    • 11
      Tadic
    • 16
      Ward-Prowse
    • 8
      Steven Davis
    • 19
      Pellè
Team Manager:  Ronald Koeman
    • 10
      Anichebe
    • Dorrans
    • 18
      Berahino
    • 8
      Gardner
    • Mulumbu
    • 11
      C
      Brunt
    • Wisdom
    • 25
      Dawson
    • 3
      Jonas Olsson
    • 15
      Sébastien Pocognoli
    • 1
      Foster
Team Manager:  Tony Pulis
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
F. Forster 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. Bertrand 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
N. Clyne 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 90
M. Yoshida 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
Jose Fonte 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
V. Wanyama 0 0 0 46 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 90
M. Schneiderlin 0 0 0 75 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
D. Tadic 0 0 3 38 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
J. Ward-Prowse 0 0 1 23 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 78
Steven Davis 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 45
J. Cork 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 12
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Pellè 0 0 2 26 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 90
S. Long 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
B. Foster 0 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
A. Wisdom 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
Jonas Olsson 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
C. Dawson 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
Sébastien Pocognoli 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 60
J. Davidson 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 30
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
C. Gardner 0 0 1 38 1 0 4 1 1 0 0 90
C. Brunt 0 0 0 30 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 90
Y. Mulumbu 0 0 1 59 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 90
S. Berahino 0 0 1 29 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 89
S. Sessegnon 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Dorrans 0 0 0 22 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 90
V. Anichebe 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 52
Ideye Brown 0 0 2 6 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 38
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