Burnley v Saints Match Centre
We must be more clinical, says Puel
Claude Puel has called upon his Southampton side to find a more clinical edge.
90 in 90: Burnley 1-0 Saints
90-second highlights from Southampton's clash with Burnley.
Highlights: Burnley 1-0 Saints
Watch highlights from Southampton's defeat to Burnley.
Gallery: Burnley 1-0 Southampton
View images from Southampton's 1-0 defeat to Burnley in the Premier League at Turf Moor.
Video: Højbjerg discusses Burnley setback
Watch as Pierre-Emile Højbjerg reflects on Southampton's 1-0 defeat to Burnley.
Højbjerg: We had opportunities
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg felt it was a frustrating game after Southampton suffered a 1-0 defeat to Burnley at Turf Moor.
Puel frustrated after defeat to Burnley
Claude Puel left hugely frustrated after Southampton's defeat to Burnley in the Premier League.
Video: Puel reflects on Burnley defeat
Watch as Claude Puel reflects on Southampton's 1-0 defeat to Burnley.
Report: Burnley 1-0 Saints
Southampton beaten at Turf Moor, as Joey Barton's free-kick wins it for Burnley.
Rodriguez excited for return to Turf Moor
Jay Rodriguez looking forward to his Turf Moor return with Southampton on Saturday.
Burnley will be tough, says Puel
Claude Puel is expecting a tough test when they come up against Burnley in the Premier League.
On The Road: Burnley
Check out our guide to Turf Moor ahead of Southampton's Premier League clash with Burnley.
Cédric: We need to show strong character
Cédric says Southampton must show strong character against Burnley on Saturday.
Match Preview: Burnley vs Saints
Get the lowdown ahead of Southampton's trip to face Burnley in the Premier League.
Video: Cédric looks ahead to Burnley
Cédric previews Southampton's Premier League clash with Burnley.
Cédric: We are all feeling positive
Cédric says spirits have been lifted following the cup victory against Liverpool.
Opposition View: Burnley
Burnley boss Sean Dyche praises Southampton's power ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash.
Video: Puel previews Burnley test
Watch as Southampton boss Claude Puel previews the trip to Burnley
Puel looks for momentum
Claude Puel wants his Southampton side to continue their momentum at Burnley.
Press conference (part two): Puel on Clarets trip
Watch Claude Puel speak with the written media ahead of Burnley.
Gallery: Saints get set for Clarets
Check out images from Staplewood, where Southampton have been preparing for Burnley.
Puel: van Dijk has improved a lot
Read the manager's thoughts on the Saints centre-half.
Video: Saints train ahead of Burnley
Watch as Southampton trained ahead of the visit to Burnley.
Press conference (part one): Puel previews Burnley
Watch Claude Puel speak with the media ahead of Burnley.
Burnley v Saints As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Substitute Joey Barton scores from a free-kick
- Rodriguez and Sims somehow kept out late on
- Goalless first half at Turf Moor, which Saints edged
- Jay Rodriguez makes his first return to Turf Moor
Disappointment for Saints in Lancashire
Despite having most of the play, Southampton succumb to a 1-0 defeat at Burnley thanks to Joey Barton's second half free-kick. Full report and reaction to come on southamptonfc.com16.55
Burnley 1-0 Southampton
Van Dijk takes aim again
The skipper tries a low shot from range, but it trickles harmlessly wide.
Four minutes of added time
Stoppage time allocated at Turf Moor.
Højbjerg denies Vokes
the midfielder is back to deny Burnley on the break by sticking out a leg.
How did that stay out?
Van Dijk finds Rodriguez, whose low shot is turned away by Heaton and the Burnley 'keeper then gets back up to deny Sims at the far post.
Van Dijk staying forward
The defender acting as a makeshift striker for the closing stages.
Van Dijk header saved
The defender towers above everyone to meet Ward-Prowse's corner, but his effort goes straight at Heaton.
Burnley substitution: James Tarkowski replaces Andre Gray
Final change for the hosts.
Vokes clears the crossbar
The ball lands invitingly for the Burnley striker, but he can;t keep his shot down as it goes over.
Rodriguez inches away
Bertrand again with a great delivery from the left, which Rodriguez can't quite stretch to as he flung himself towards it inside the area.
Bertrand goes close
Terrific volley from the full back from a loose ball, and Heaton dives onto it at his near post.
Southampton substitution: Josh Sims replaces Nathan Redmond
Barton finds the net
A low free-kick goes through the wall and fins the bottom right corner.
Joey Barton (78’) | Burnley 1 – 0 Southampton
Ward-Prowse's free-kick falls to Vab Dijk at the far post, and a collision between Yoshida and Heaton inside the six yard box precedes a clearance.
Burnley substitution: Sam Vokes replaces Steven Defour
Double substitution from the hosts as they prepare to defend a free-kick.
Burnley substitution: Joey Barton replaces Dean Marney
Side-netting from Long
The Irishman climbs at the far post to head Cédric's cross narrowly wide from six yards out.
Superb from Cédric
The full back watches the dangerous run from Andre Gray on the break and puts in a fine sliding challenge to end the break.
Southampton substitution: Jay Rodriguez replaces Dušan Tadić
It's a first playing return at Turf Moor for the Saints striker.
Yellow Card for Oriol Romeu (Southampton)
The midfielder cautioned for a foul on Ashley Barnes.
Defour goes for goal again
Play under way again as the midfielder drills a low shot in at Forster who saves it at his left post.
The full back goes down awkwardly under a challenge from Lowton. Play is eventually stopped by the match official for Bertrand to receive treatment.
Keane with the vital challenge
The Burnley man slides in on Long to deny the striker as he raced onto Tadić's pass.
Redmond goes close
The frontman tries a cute effort from Højbjerg's cross, but his delicate half-volley loops wide of the left post.
Højbjerg shot deflected
The Dane takes aim form the edge of the area, but his shot is deflected wide for a corner.
Defour works Forster
A free-kick from a central position goes a long way, but Forster gets down to make a relatively comfortable save down to his left.
Shot on the turn
Hendrick lines up an improvised fierce strike from the edge of the area, but his effort flies wide.
Ward-Prowse crosses cleared
The midfielder sees his free-kick headed away and then his follow up cross is seen out before Long can get there.
Yellow Card for Dean Marney (Burnley)
Burnley man booked for late foul on Tadić.
An early free-kick midway inside the Saints half sees Defour tee up Boyd, but his long range effort is blocked before it reaches the area.
Hosts restart the game
The Clarets get the match back under way. No changes for either team at the break.
Both sides are back out at Turf Moor ahead of the second half.
Half Time analysis
Saints have certainly had the better of the opportunities in that opening 45 minutes, with Tadić unlucky not to have done better. Burnley were kept quiet for most of the half.
Burnley 0-0 Southampton
Marney tidies up
the midfielder leaps up to head the ball back to Heaton as Saints sought a break.
One minute added on
Stoppage time allocated at the end of the first half.
Long gets a cross over from the right which Ward-Porwse connects to with a header, but Heaton does enough to block it, while Tadić's follow up is also blocked.
Tadić denied again
The frontman sees a volleyed effort from the left side cleared from the line by Mee.
Close again from Tadić
Saints again work the ball across from right to left with Redmond playing in Tadić, but his low shot across goal goes agonizingly wide of the right post.
The Serbian receives the ball inside the area from a deflected cross and turns one man before firing a low shot which is blocked by a couple of Burnley defenders.
Mee shoots wide
A clearance from a free-kick comes back into the Saints area where Mee hurries a shot, and his low effort goes wide of the right post.
Heaton collects under pressure
Bertrand delivers another good cross into the area aimed towards Long, but Tom Heaton gets there first.
The striker picks up a rebound on Ward-Prowse's free-kick and then sees a long range shot blocked by Jeff Hendrick inside the area.
Yellow Card for Maya Yoshida (Southampton)
Defender booked for handball to stop the ball reaching Andre Gray.
The Burnley man reacts quickly to thwart Tadić as he received Redmond's pass in the area, and Mee does enough to block the Serbian.
Van Dijk tidies up
Virgil van Dijk reads the situation well as George Boyd almost bursts clear from Lowton's pass, but the Saints man is quick to clear the lines.
Ward cross causes problems
Stephen Ward's delivery from the left bounces up awkwardly for Forster, who spills it, but then gathers at the second attempt under pressure from Barnes.
Mee loops one over
Defender Ben Mee gets up to meet Defour's corner, but his looping header drops wide of the right post.
Barnes flicked header
Ashley Barnes gets a flick onto Stephen Ward's throw-in, which is easy for Fraser Forster to collect.
Van Dijk busy at both ends
The Saints skipper has been influential at the back so far, and almost got a shot away inside the Burnley area a moment ago. He's winning every aerial duel so far.
Close again from the visitors
Tadić delivers a teasing cross, which Redmond almost gets to, but Michael Keane clears it out of play.
Concern for Redmond
The Saints man takes a knock from Burnley defender Matthew Lowton and stays down, but eventually gets back onto his feet after the ball is put out of play.
Good chance for Saints
Ryan Bertrand flies down the left side and delivers a good cross in towards Long, whose close range attempt is deflected behind for a corner.
Redmond searches for Long
Early move down the right sees Redmond look to play in Shane Long behind the Burnley defence, but goalkeeper Tom Heaton is out quickly to deal with it.
Saints take kick-off
The visitors get the game under way at Turf Moor defending the end housing the travelling supporters for the first half.15.02
Teams are out
Saints and Burnley take to the pitch at Turf Moor. There will also be a minute's appreciation in memory of former England boss Graham Taylor ahead of kick-off.14.58
Watch footage of the Southampton players going through their final preparations for the game. Kick-off now around five minutes away.14.55
Puel discusses team
Claude Puel speaks to the media on arrival at Turf Moor on today's game.14.52
Romeu urges another clean sheet
Oriol Romeu spoke of his desire for the team to follow up their midweek shut out against Liverpool with another clean sheet today. Read his thoughts here.14.44
Tadić talks Burnley
Hear from Southampton's Dušan Tadić on arrival at Turf Moor a little earlier.14.24
Burnley team news
Starting XI: Heaton, Lowton, Keane, Mee, Ward, Defour, Marney, Hendrick, Boyd, Barnes, Gray
Subs: Robinson (GK), Flanagan, Kightly, Darikwa, Vokes, Tarkowski, Barton14.06
Three changes for Saints
James Ward-Prowse, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg and Shane Long all come into the side from the team that started Wednesday's game against Liverpool.14.04
Southampton team announced
Starting XI: Forster, Cédric, Bertrand, Yoshida, Van Dijk (c), Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Højbjerg, Tadić, Remdond, Long
Subs: Taylor (GK), Clasie, Martina, Reed, Stephens, Sims, Rodriguez
IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT TO WIN. WE JUST NEED TO WORK HARD FOR EACH OTHER AND TO PLAY LIKE A TEAM.SOUTHAMPTON FORWARD ON TODAY'S GAMEDušan Tadić
The Inside Track
Get the lowdown on today's opponents thanks to insight from Lancashire Telegraph's Burnley reporter, Tyrone Marshall. Read it here.12.52
Watch back some of the best Saints wins in recent times against Burnley.12.35
90-second midweek highlights
Watch back the best moments from Southampton's win over Liverpool in the EFL Cup semi-final first leg match on Wednesday.12.24
Cédric looks ahead to Burnley
The Southampton full back wasn't involved in the previous meeting with the Clarets, but has a good idea of what to expect from Saints' opponents this afternoon.11.37
Watch highlights from when the two teams met at St Mary's back in October where Saints ran out 3-1 winners.11.11
If selected, Jay Rodriguez will make his first appearance at Turf Moor since leaving Burnley to join Southampton in 2012. Read what he had to say about that prospect here.10.54
WE'VE GIVEN A SOLID ACCOUNT OF OURSELVES ON MOST OCCASIONS. MORE RECENTLY, WE'VE BEEN PRETTY CONSISTENT AND GOT SOME GOOD POINTS ON THE BOARD.SEAN DYCHEBURNLEY MANAGER on home form
AT HOME, IT'S A VERY DIFFICULT TEAM WITH THEIR FANS AND THEIR PLAY WITH THE DUELS. IT'S ALWAYS DIFFICULT TO PLAY AGAINST THIS TEAM.CLAUDE PUELSOUTHAMPTON MANAGER ON BURNLEY
Puel previews Clarets clash
We got the thoughts of Southampton boss Claude Puel ahead of the game. Hear what he had to say about the trip to Burnley.10.35
Build up to Burnley
Watch footage from training at Staplewood Campus earlier this week, where the squad prepared for this afternoon's Premier League game.10.31
Watch our preview of this afternoon's game at Turf Moor, which begins at 3pm GMT.10.29
Burnley v Saints Line Ups
Tom Heaton (GK) (C)
Dean MarneyJoey Barton (73′)
Steven DefourSam Vokes (74′)
Andre GrayJames Tarkowski (87′)
Fraser Forster (GK)
Virgil van Dijk (C)
Dusan TadicJay Rodriguez (68′)
Nathan RedmondJosh Sims (80′)
Burnley v Saints Match Stats
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