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Match preview: Saints v Norwich

A 2-0 home win against Newcastle on Sunday saw Southampton move out of the relegation zone for the first time this season (although they have since dropped back down to 18th, due to Villa’s win over Reading last night) and also picked up their first clean sheet of the season in the process. The Saints head in to tonight’s fixture against the Canaries knowing that a win could lift them back out of the relegation zone and help to increase the gap between themselves and 18th placed Reading. Norwich are yet to record their first away win of the season, but are unbeaten in their last six – having drawn 3 and won 3 – and certainly won’t make things easy for Southampton. Here’s a look at the best performing players from each team, with stats provided by the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index: