Date: 6th February 2016 at 9:09am
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Saturday night football comes from St Mary’s Stadium this week as Southampton and West Ham United clash on the south coast (17:30), with both side’s bidding to qualify for European football next season.

The Saints, who have collected ten points from a possible 12 in their last four league outings, are reaping the benefits of summer signing Virgil van Dijk’s outstanding displays that saw him nominated for Barclays Premier League Player of the Month for January.

Meanwhile the visitors, who kicked off February with a solid 2-0 win over rock-bottom Aston Villa on Tuesday night, are delighted to have fellow centre-half Winston Reid back to full fitness and form after his respective hip and hamstring problems this campaign.

So with both star defenders set to go head-to-head tonight in Southampton, here is how Van Dijk and Reid match up so far this term…

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