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Southampton -v- Burnley – PREVIEW

Despite Southampton being relegated on Thursday thanks to a points deduction, both teams have everything to play for down on the south coast tomorrow.

A win for Burnley will guarantee them a place in this seasons championship playoffs, while if The Saints don’t get maximum points from this game, then they will start next season on minus ten points.

Burnley have no new injury worries, and will assess the fitness of striker Steven Thompson, who has missed all six games after attaining an ankle injury in the 5-0 win against Nottingham Forest.

Southampton will have five absentees for the clash . Simon Gillett (knee), Anthony Pulis (foot), Micheal Svensson (achilles), Jamie White (ankle) and Matt Paterson (broken nose) will all be sidelined, as long term absentee and ex-claret Wayne Thomas who has missed most of the season thanks to a cruciate knee injury.

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