Southampton v Newcastle United live stream, Sunday 2 January, 2pm GMT
Newcastle will be looking to build on their positive performance against Manchester United when they make the long trip to Southampton this weekend.
The Magpies were the better team in Monday’s 1-1 draw with Ralf Rangnick’s side, but they were unable to hold on for all three points after Allan Saint-Maximin gave them an early lead. It was a much-improved performance, though, and Eddie Howe could take plenty of positives from how his team acquitted themselves.
Southampton had a positive festive period. On Boxing Day they ran out 3-2 winners against West Ham, a game in which they thrice took the lead and were continually pegged back by their hosts at the London Stadium. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side then held Tottenham to a 1-1 draw on Tuesday, despite going down to 10 men in the first half after Mohammed Salisu was sent off for two bookable offences.
The Saints will have to make do without Alex McCarthy, Will Smallbone, Nathan Tella and Che Adams. Tino Livramento could return to the starting XI, while Lyanco and Jack Stephens have an outside chance of beginning the match.
Kyle Walker-Peters and Salisu will miss out through suspension, while Moussa Djenepo is available for the last time before the Africa Cup of Nations.
Newcastle will be unable to call upon the services of Jamal Lewis, Federico Fernandez, Paul Dummett, Ciaran Clark, Karl Darlow, Joe Willock and Matt Ritchie.
Callum Wilson and Saint-Maximin are the latest entrants to the treatment room, while Ryan Fraser has a tight hamstring and will need to be assessed. Isaac Hayden is available again after suspension, but Javi Manquillo will serve a ban after picking up his fifth yellow card of the campaign.
Kick-off is at 2pm GMT on Sunday 2 January. See below for international broadcast options.
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UK TV rights
How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers
US TV rights
How to watch Premier League live streams for US subscribers
NBC Sports Group are the Premier League rights holders, with the Peacock Premium streaming platform showing even more than the 175 games it aired last season, with other matches split between NBCSN channel, CNBC and the over-the-air NBC broadcast channel. If you pick up a fuboTV subscription for the games not on Peacock Premium, you'll be able to watch every game.
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Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).
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