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GAMETHREAD: Southampton vs. Sunderland 2016: Start time, team news, stats, TV schedule, match thread, and how to stream Premier League online

All the information you need as Southampton host Sunderland in the Premier League.

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Key Information:

Date/time: 27/08/2016, 15:00 (UK) - 10:00 ET, 07:00 PT (USA)
Venue: St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton, UK
Official: TBC
TV: None (UK), Digital only (USA), check out LiveSoccerTV for alternatives.
Streaming: None (UK), NBCSN (USA)
Radio: BBC Radio Solent (UK)

Read what Sunderland fans have to think about today's game here.

Southampton host Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon with both sides winless in the fledgling stages of the 2016/17 campaign.

Starting Saints left-back Ryan Bertrand, who hasn't featured in Southampton's opening two games, wil have a late fitness check ahead of the game, having recovered from a knee injury. Though, it's expected Matt Targett will be starting at left-back once again.

Sunderland  have more injury worries than today's counterparts. They could well be missing John O'Shea, Lamine Kone, Fabio Borini and Jeremain Lens for today's game as they await late fitness checks. However, Billy Jones, Lee Cattermole and Sebastian Larsson are confirmed to be out with injury.

Stats Zone:

Southampton have only lost once in seven meetings against Sunderland which was in May of last year.

The Mackems' biggest loss came against Southampton in 2014: an 8-0 defeat at St. Mary's.

Saints have won eight games and lost just one of their last 11 league games at home.

Southampton's Dusan Tadic has had a hand in six goals in three league games against Sunderland - scoring two and assisting four.

Sunderland have failed to win any of their opening three league games for the last five seasons. Will it be six?

Betting Odds:

Bet Victor: Southampton: 1/2 - Draw: 33/10 - Sunderland: 7/1

Bet 365: Southampton: 9/20 - Draw: 7/2 - Sunderland: 7/1


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