Southampton looks to continue its dream start to the Ronald Koeman era when it welcomes Gus Poyet and Sunderland to St. Mary’s for a Saturday morning clash (Watch live and online at 10am ET via NBC Sports Live Extra).
Saints are third in the Premier League through 7 games, 4 points back of No.2 Man City and five behind No. 1 Chelsea.
American striker Jozy Altidore did not make the bench for Sunderland, who have eight points and sit four above the drop zone.
Southampton: Forster, Clyne, Fonte, Bertand, Alderweireld, Cork, Tadic, S. Davis, Schneiderlin, Long, Pelle
Subs: K. Davis, Yoshida, Gardos, Mane, Wanyama, Mayuka, Reed
Sunderland: Mannone, Vergini, van Aanholt, O’Shea (c), Brown, Cattermole, Larsson, Gomez, Buckley, Wickham, Fletcher
Subs: Pantilimon, Bridcutt, Rodwell, Johnson, Cabral, Mavrias, Graham