West Brom Vs Southampton Highlights
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[colored_box color=”red”]Venue: The Hawthorns
Date: Saturday, 17 August, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
The Baggies are chasing a third successive league win against Southampton, and have lost just one of their last eight matches against Saints (W2, D5, L1).
They won this fixture 2-0 last season thanks to two Peter Odemwingie goals.
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Last year’s 3-0 win against Liverpool was only the second time the Baggies have won their opening league game in 15 seasons.
Steve Clarke’s side won one of their final nine league games last term (W1, D3, L5).
Last season’s eighth-place finish was the Baggies’ highest since ending fourth in 1980-81.
They also broke their record for Premier League points (49), having achieved 47 in each of the previous two seasons.
The Saints have won just one of their previous 14 games on the opening day of the Premier League season. That was a 1-0 victory against Coventry in 1999.
Southampton lost 29 points from winning positions last term – the worst record in the top flight.
They failed to win their last six league games in 2012-13 (D4, L2).
Morgan Schneiderlin made more tackles (146) and interceptions (139) than any other Premier League player last season.