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EUROPA LEAGUE PREVIEW: Vitesse Arnhem vs Southampton

With a comfortable 3-0 home leg victory in the bag for the Saints, Ronald Koeman's men have everything to lose.

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Southampton play their first away game in European football in 12 years as they take on Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier. <!-- ######## START FLOATED VIDEO SNIPPET ######## -->

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Ronald Koeman's side already have a 3-0 aggregate lead going into the away game after Saints' comfortable win over their Dutch opponents.

With everything to lose for the South Coast club, Koeman has demanded a high level of concentration to avoid embarrassment:

"I hope [it will be] a good game and for sure a game we will start with the same intensity as we did last week.

"It's a comfortable result, but only after 90 minutes. Football is sometimes strange and, if we don't start with enough concentration and don't play with the same intensity of pressing the opponent then it's possible you get a difficult evening.

"If we play on our level with the same concentration and intensity, the quality makes a difference."

Netherlands international Jordy Clasie has been confirmed to miss out on the second leg after limping off with a hamstring injury last Thursday. Meanwhile, Saints striker Jay Rodriguez could potentially make his first appearance for Southampton in a competitive game since April 2014 after suffering a horrific knee injury against Manchester City.

Steven Caulker is also available to make his first competitive appearance for the Saints. But, Ryan Bertrand, Gaston Ramirez, Florin Gardos and Fraser Forster are all out through injuries.