Date: 26th February 2016 at 6:50pm
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Liverpool (H) – March 20

After Southampton claimed a Europa League play-off spot last season, only to lose to FC Midtjylland, the Saints will want to go straight into the group stages for 2016/17. Putting distance between them and the chasing Liverpool could help that aim; defeating a fair few ex-players would make it sweeter.

28th December 2014 - Barclays Premier League - Southampton v Chelsea - Jose Fonte of Southampton - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Southampton have kept clean sheets in their last six Premier League outings.

Everton (A) – April 16

The Saints haven’t won at Goodison Park since November 1997, but if Ronald Koeman’s side want to reach a top-six finish for the first time in the Premier League, a win against the Toffees could be crucial in achieving that goal.

Tottenham (A) – May 7

After Mauricio Pochettino followed the same path in 2014 that Glenn Hoddle took to North London 13 years earlier, recent feelings between the Saints and Tottenham are pretty frosty. A win for Southampton at White Hart Lane over his predecessor is something Koeman would enjoy, that’s for sure.

 
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