Southampton v Manchester United: match preview

José Mourinho said earlier this week he would always prefer to play at Old Trafford, but he might think twice if offered a change of venue on Saturday. Southampton have not won at home since April and slipped into the relegation zone after defeat at Fulham, while their only win over Manchester United at St Mary’s came back in 2003. Alexis Sánchez is likely to be out until the New Year with a hamstring injury, so Romelu Lukaku may get a chance to end his goal drought. Lukaku has gone 12 games without a goal, but has six in nine appearances against Southampton. For the hosts, top scorer Danny Ings is set to miss out, while Ryan Bertrand is also a doubt with a back injury. Niall McVeigh

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Newcastle United v West Ham United: match preview

Many people would say Jonjo Shelvey and Jamaal Lascelles are Newcastle’s best players but after injuries cost them their places the fit again pair are struggling to get back into a team which has won its past three games. Rafael Benítez – a manager much admired by West Ham’s hierarchy – hopes this momentum will not be disrupted by a planned fans’ protest against Mike Ashley’s 11-year ownership of Newcastle whereby supporters will delay entry into St James’ Park until the 11th minute. Louise Taylor

Saturday 3pm

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Newcastle United v West Ham United: match preview

Many people would say Jonjo Shelvey and Jamaal Lascelles are Newcastle’s best players but after injuries cost them their places the fit again pair are struggling to get back into a team which has won its past three games. Rafael Benítez – a manager much admired by West Ham’s hierarchy – hopes this momentum will not be disrupted by a planned fans’ protest against Mike Ashley’s 11-year ownership of Newcastle whereby supporters will delay entry into St James’ Park until the 11th minute. Louise Taylor

Saturday 3pm

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Newcastle United v West Ham United: match preview

Many people would say Jonjo Shelvey and Jamaal Lascelles are Newcastle’s best players but after injuries cost them their places the fit again pair are struggling to get back into a team which has won its past three games. Rafael Benítez – a manager much admired by West Ham’s hierarchy – hopes this momentum will not be disrupted by a planned fans’ protest against Mike Ashley’s 11-year ownership of Newcastle whereby supporters will delay entry into St James’ Park until the 11th minute. Louise Taylor

Saturday 3pm

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Newcastle United v West Ham United: match preview

Many people would say Jonjo Shelvey and Jamaal Lascelles are Newcastle’s best players but after injuries cost them their places the fit again pair are struggling to get back into a team which has won its past three games. Rafael Benítez – a manager much admired by West Ham’s hierarchy – hopes this momentum will not be disrupted by a planned fans’ protest against Mike Ashley’s 11-year ownership of Newcastle whereby supporters will delay entry into St James’ Park until the 11th minute. Louise Taylor

Saturday 3pm

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Newcastle United v West Ham United: match preview

Many people would say Jonjo Shelvey and Jamaal Lascelles are Newcastle’s best players but after injuries cost them their places the fit again pair are struggling to get back into a team which has won its past three games. Rafael Benítez – a manager much admired by West Ham’s hierarchy – hopes this momentum will not be disrupted by a planned fans’ protest against Mike Ashley’s 11-year ownership of Newcastle whereby supporters will delay entry into St James’ Park until the 11th minute. Louise Taylor

Saturday 3pm

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Huddersfield v Brighton: match preview

This is not the assignment Chris Hughton would have chosen as he seeks to end Huddersfield’s three-match winless run. Huddersfield have beaten Brighton on their last two meetings at the John Smith’s Stadium and David Wagner’s side go into this match in their best form of the season and aiming for a win that would lift them further away from the relegation zone. Paul Doyle

Saturday 3pm

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Huddersfield v Brighton: match preview

This is not the assignment Chris Hughton would have chosen as he seeks to end Huddersfield’s three-match winless run. Huddersfield have beaten Brighton on their last two meetings at the John Smith’s Stadium and David Wagner’s side go into this match in their best form of the season and aiming for a win that would lift them further away from the relegation zone. Paul Doyle

Saturday 3pm

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