Saints Have Two Injury Doubts For Manchester City Game
Friday, 11th May 2018 17:00
Mark Hughes has confirmed that he has only two injury doubts ahead of the visit of Premier League Champions Manchester City on Sunday.
Saints fans are sweating on the game against Manchester City and praying their won't be a freak set of results on Sunday, manager Mark Hughes though is sweating only on the fitness of two of his squad.
Mario Lemina missed the game at Swansea due to a hamstring injury and Jan Bednarek was forced off with a head injury sustained in a clash with his won keeper on Tuesday and both will be assessed ahead of the game.
"Mario we're still hopeful of getting back," Hughes explained. "But it's touch and go. It was a hamstring issue so you're never quite sure how quickly those resolve themselves. We'll have to wait on that one.
"Jan might miss out. Clearly, he had a bang to his head. He'll need checking nearer the time. Apart from that we'll have a clean bill of health."
Bednarek has an additional reason for wanting to play and end the season on a high, he has been included in the provisional Poland squad for this summers World Cup, after coming into the Saints team because of injury he has put in a series of solid displays for the side and would obviously love to continue that run on Sunday.
Get two free £10 bets on Brighton and Hove Albion v Southampton (or other matches) by opening a new account at William Hill. Place an initial bet of a minimum of £10 and William Hill will give you two £10 bets. You must enter the promotional code ''F20'' when signing up as a new customer.
Photo: Action Images
Please report offensive, libellous or inappropriate posts by using the links provided.
You need to login in order to post your comments
Blogs 29 bloggers
pause for breath by basilrobbiereborn
Even by our standards, the last week or so has been momentous for Blackpool FC. It all kicked off in the High Court - where too much of our future has been determined in the last two years.
Unity by basilrobbiereborn
So Christmas came and went and for many the lasting memory will be of Valeri Belokon breaking a long, self-imposed silence to send we supporters festive greetings.
A Dale Fan Abroad - Reflections on Burton Albion 1 Rochdale 2 by DaleAddict
Lying in bed awake on Friday night I was struck by ‘the fear’. By around midnight it had consumed me, and all of my optimism for the season ahead was gone.
[ Vote here ]