STK vs Saints Match Centre
90 in 90: Stoke City 0-0 Saints
Watch our 90-second highlights from Southampton's 0-0 draw with Stoke City.
Highlights: Stoke City 0-0 Saints
Watch our highlights from Southampton's 0-0 draw with Stoke City.
Gallery: Stoke City 0-0 Saints
Take a look through our gallery of images from Southampton's clash with Stoke City.
Video: Bertrand frustrated with Potters point
We spoke to Ryan Bertrand after Southampton's 0-0 draw with Stoke City.
Two points dropped, says Bertrand
Ryan Bertrand cut a disappointed figure following Saints’ goalless draw against Stoke City at bet365 Stadium on Wednesday.
Video: Puel reflects on Stoke draw
Watch as Southampton boss Claude Puel reflects on the 0-0 draw with ten-man Stoke City.
Puel disappointment at Stoke stalemate
Claude Puel was frustrated after Southampton failed to make their dominance pay at Stoke.
Report: Stoke City 0-0 Southampton
Southampton were left frustrated at the bet365 Stadium as Stoke held them to a goalless draw.
Puel: Austin injury presents opportunity
Claude Puel calls upon his side to seize the opportunity in Charlie Austin's absence.
Opposition View: Stoke City
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes is looking forward to the visit of Southampton on Wednesday.
The Inside Track: Stoke City
Get the lowdown on this tonight's opponents Stoke City, from Stoke Sentinel reporter Martin Spinks.
Rodriguez relishing festive fixture run
Jay Rodriguez says Southampton are relishing the festive fixtures ahead of Stoke City.
Video: Rodriguez on Stoke City clash
Watch as Saints striker Jay Rodriguez previews the trip to face Stoke City at bet365 Stadium in the Premier League.
Predict The Score: Stoke City vs Saints
Predict the result for a chance to win a signed away shirt.
McQueen targets maximum points on the road
Sam McQueen says maximum points must be the target from two tough away games.
Puel: Rotation is still important
Claude Puel on keeping his players fresh entering a busy period.
Stat Pack: Stoke City vs Saints
The key statistics ahead of Saints' trip to Stoke City in the Premier League.
Ward-Prowse: We must kick on
James Ward-Prowse hoping to build momentum, starting with the trip to Stoke City.
Match Preview: Stoke City vs Saints
All you need to know ahead of Southampton's trip to Stoke City, in the Premier League.
Stoke have attacking quality, says Puel
Southampton boss Claude Puel on the threat posed by Stoke City.
Video: Puel previews Stoke City clash
Watch as Southampton boss Claude Puel previews the trip to Stoke City in the Premier League.
On The Road: Stoke City
We provide Saints fans travelling to Stoke City on Wednesday, with a guide to the bet365 Stadium.
Press Conference (Part Two): Puel looks ahead to Stoke
Watch the written section of Claude Puel's pre-Stoke City press conference.
Gallery: Saints prepare for Stoke
The best images from training at Staplewood ahead of the trip to Stoke City.
STK vs Saints As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Saints are held by ten-man Stoke on a frustrating night
- Ryan Bertrand forced Lee Grant into a superb left-handed save
Jay Rodriguez also went agonisingly close to winning it late on
- Marko Arnautovic sent off in the first-half for a high challenge on Sofiane Boufal
FULL TIME: Stoke 0-0 Saints
A dominant second-half performance but Saints are held by ten-man Stoke City on a frustrating night at bet365 Stadium.
Yellow Card for James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
James Ward-Prowse is booked for a foul on Glenn Whelan.
Bertrand sends one high and wide
Four minutes added time goes up shortly after Ryan Bertrand lashes an effort over the bar.
Stoke City substitution: Marc Muniesa replaces Charlie Adam
Diouf falls awkwardly
Dušan Tadić's deep cross doesn't trouble Stoke as Lee Grant collects, but Mame Biram Diouf has landed awkwardly and is currently receiving medical attention.
Southampton substitution: Sam McQueen replaces Cuco Martina
Final change from Claude Puel as Sam McQueen replaces Cuco Martina.
Ward-Prowse shot deflects over
James Ward-Prowse sees his drive defect off Glen Johnson out for a corner, which he takes but it comes to nothing.
Closing in on the final ten minutes
We're approaching the end of the game, with Claude Puel's men still looking to convert their dominance into a winner.
Davis' cross averted
Lee Grant gets a hand to Steven Davis' cross to take it away from Jay Rodriguez, before Sofiane Boufal sees his strike saved.
Charlie Adam sends in a corner that Joe Allen tries to clip back into the box, but Virgil van Dijk clears with his head.
Sofiane Boufal is played in by Steven Davis, but instead of opting to shoot he selflessly plays the ball to the back post where Jay Rodriguez goes agonisingly close to meeting it on the stretch.
Southampton substitution: Dušan Tadić replaces Shane Long
Southampton substitution: Jay Rodriguez replaces Nathan Redmond
Ward-Prowse in action
James Ward-Prowse looks to get Saints moving forward from midfield - it remains goalless.
van Dijk over the top
James Ward-Prowse's corner is met by Virgil van Dijk but he can't keep his header down to trouble Lee Grant. Near relentless pressure now.
Fine save from Grant
The full-backs combine as Cuco Martina's pass finds Ryan Bertrand who unleashes a ferocious shot that Lee Grant does superbly to turn away.
Shawcross heads over
Stoke make a rare foray into the Southampton half, which sees Ryan Shawcross head over Charlie Adam's free-kick from the left.
Stoke City are struggling to get out of their own half, with Nathan Redmond forcing Lee Grant into a good save from an angle.
Wall stands strong
Virgil van Dijk goes for power but his right-footed strike comes off the Stoke wall and they clear the danger.
Free-kick right outside the box
James Ward-Prowse is brought down by Erik Pieters just as he's about to enter the box. Close to being a penalty!
The visitors kick off the second-half at bet365 Stadium. Come on Saints! 😇
HALF TIME: Stoke 0-0 Saints
It's been a fiercely competitive first-half here in Stoke, with Marko Arnautovic sent off for the hosts but it remains goalless.
Long in the thick of things so far
Shane Long has been heavily involved so far in this first-half. Is he the man to unlock Stoke's defence tonight? 😇
Martins Indi receives treatment
Play resumes after Bruno Martins Indi receives lengthy treatment following a coming together with Shane Long.
van Dijk rises highest
Virgil van Dijk towers above Jonathan Walters in the air. Can Saints make their extra man count before the first-half is out?
Ward-Prowse free-kick saved
James Ward-Prowse sends the resulting free-kick over the wall but it's comfortable for Lee Grant.
Yellow Card for Joe Allen (Stoke City)
Real edge to this one now as Joe Allen goes into the book for a foul on Sofiane Boufal in a promising position.
Bertrand fires over the angle
Ryan Bertrand finds himself in an advanced position, before lashing a left-footed shot over the angle of post and bar.
Pieters' low cross cleared
Erik Pieters gets round the outside to send in a low cross but Ryan Bertrand does well to clear the danger away.
Forster makes an early save
Fraser Forster saves Joe Allen's effort at his near post as defensive duo José Fonte and Virgil van Dijk watch on.
Yellow Card for Oriol Romeu (Southampton)
Oriol Romeu goes into the book after a late challenge on Joe Allen.
Boufal looks to open Stoke up
Sofiane Boufal takes aim from the edge of the box early on at the bet365 Stadium, where it remains goalless.
Red Card for Marko Arnautovic (Stoke City)
Marko Arnautovic is sent off for an extremely high challenge on Sofiane Boufal. The hosts are reduced to ten men.
Appeals turned down
Southampton have made a fine start here, with Shane Long and José Fonte both going down under challenges in the Stoke half but the referee turns appeals away.
Bertrand's cross evades everyone
Ryan Bertrand makes a fine overlapping run before seeing his low, teasing cross narrowly evade everyone in the box.
Boufal threatening again
Sofiane Boufal's persistence is almost rewarded as he wins the ball back in a promising position before forcing Lee Grant to make a save.
Boufal shoots wide
Nathan Redmond drives forward at the Stoke defence, finding Sofiane Boufal in space who unleashes a shot from outside the box that drifts wide of Lee Grant's goal.
Allen forces a smart save
Joe Allen is released by Xherdan Shaqiri, who gets inside the box and controls before forcing Fraser Forster into a save at the near post.
Sofiane Boufal gets the first-half going...Come on, Saints! 😇
Puel speaks upon arrival at Stoke
Claude Puel gives his thoughts to the media upon arrival at the bet365 Stadium, where his Southampton side take on Stoke City.19.49
Saints arrive at bet365 Stadium
Watch as Southampton arrive at bet365 Stadium ahead of tonight's clash with Stoke City in the Premier League.19.26
Stoke City team confirmed
Starting XI: Grant, Pieters, Martins Indi, Shawcross (c), Johnson, Arnautovic, Adam, Allen, Whelan, Shaqiri, Walters.
Substitutes: Given, Muniesa, Bony, Biram Diouf, Imbula, Crouch, Bojan.19.04
Saints team revealed
Starting XI: Forster, Martina, van Dijk, Fonte (c), Bertrand, Romeu, Davis, Ward-Prowse, Redmond, Boufal, Long.
More of this please, Sofiane! 💥
Last time out in the Premier League, Sofiane Boufal's stunning strike gave Saints all three points against Middlesbrough. It's worth watching again...18.49
Rodriguez expecting tough test at Stoke
Jay Rodriguez says he is anticipating a typically tough test against Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium tonight.18.47
THEY'RE A GOOD SIDE. THEY HAVE GOOD FULL BACKS AND GOOD DEPTH AS WELL. THEIR ACADEMY CONTINUES TO PRODUCE PLAYERS WHO CAN COME THROUGH.MARK HUGHESSTOKE CITY BOSS
iT'S IMPORTANT TO FIND GOOD A GOOD REGULARITY FOR THIS NEXT GAME AND TAKE ALL THREE POINTS.CLAUDE PUELMANAGER
Team news coming soon!
We'll bring you news of Claude Puel's starting XI at 7pm. Who'd be in your line-up to face Stoke City tonight?18.43
Puel previews Stoke City clash
Get the thoughts of Saints boss Claude Puel ahead of tonight's game against Stoke City in the Premier League.18.39
It's matchday! 😇
Southampton arrive in Stoke looking to make it back-to-back Premier League wins, following the 1-0 success over Middlesbrough at the weekend.18.34
STK vs Saints Line Ups
Lee Grant (GK)
Ryan Shawcross (C)
Bruno Martins Indi
Xherdan ShaqiriMame Biram Diouf (57′)
Charlie AdamMarc Muniesa (88′)
Mame Biram Diouf
Fraser Forster (GK)
José Fonte (C)
Cuco MartinaSam McQueen (83′)
Virgil van Dijk
Nathan RedmondJay Rodriguez (66′)
Shane LongDusan Tadic (66′)
STK vs Saints Match Stats
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