Stoke vs Saints: Teamsheets

By SFC Media time Sat 29 Dec Club

Saints make three changes for today's 3pm kick-off at Stoke City.

Nathaniel Clyne picked up a knock at Fulham on Boxing Day, so Maya Yoshida moves to right-back and Jos Hooiveld comes into the team at centre-half.

Gastón Ramírez and Steve Davis are replaced in the starting XI by Jay Rodriguez and Guly.

Ex-Saint Kenwyne Jones leads the line for the hosts, while another former Southampton forward – Peter Crouch – is on the bench.

Saints team: K. Davis, Yoshida, Fonte (c), Hooiveld, Shaw, Puncheon, Schneiderlin, Cork, Guly, Rodriguez, Lambert. Substitutes: Boruc (GK), S. Davis, Ramírez, Fox, Richardson, Mayuka, De Ridder.

Stoke team: Begovic, Shotton, Huth (c), Upson, Wilkinson, Kightly, Whelan, Nzonzi, Etherington, Walters, Jones. Substitutes: Sorensen, Palacios, Owen, Adam, Whitehead, Crouch, Jerome.

Referee: M Clattenburg

Assistant Referees: S Beck & S Long

Fourth Official: L Mason

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