Rejuvenated Charlie Austin Must Now Prove He Is Southampton's Number One Striker

Charlie Austin heads in his second and Southampton’s third against Everton

We need another good game because we play against one of the best sides in the Premier League.

Saints fans will be glad to hear about the return of Oriel Romeu.

It is also believed that summer signing Mario Lemina will be in contention to start, having returned from injury as a substitute against the Toffees at the weekend.

Everton are without in-form striker Oumar Niasse as he begins a two-game ban after being adjudged to have dived for a penalty last week against Crystal Palace in a retrospective ruling which was a Premier League first.

Burnley will face Bournemouth in their next match on Thursday morning (NZ time).

"I never imagined that he can achieve something like he did", said Pellegrino, who joined Barca on a season-long loan from Argentinian club Velez Sarsfield.

Admittedly the win was against managerless Everton, who have endured a simply shambolic season so far, but there's no questioning that a previously stuttering and toothless Saints sizzled in front of their previously goal-starved supporters.

The loss means that the Toffees poor run of form continues and leaves them in 16th place on the Premier League standings with 12 points from 13 games.

Southampton have won just four of their last 20 league games (D7, L9).

However, Tadic was more clinical in the 18th minute when Ryan Bertrand played him through on goal, coolly sliding his finish past Jordan Pickford.

But it's Spurs who drop out of the top four after their draw with the Baggies as north London rivals Arsenal snatched a dramatic late victor at Burnley on Sunday afternoon to climb up to fourth.

Southampton have safely drifted themselves away from the relegation zone, for now, following a satisfying three points picked up on Sunday against a downbeat Everton under the guidance of interim manager David Unsworth.

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