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These 2 Southampton fringe players desperately need an FA Cup chance today

Our Southampton fans here inside the Transfer Tavern are hoping for a little respite from the weekly rigours of the Premier League to try their hand at getting to Wembley for the second time in two seasons.

This season, the Saints have found themselves in the bottom three and, not being able to find the back of the net on a regular basis, life in red and white has proven really rather frustrating of late. With that in mind, today’s FA Cup matchup is against fellow Premier League strugglers Watford, in which both will be hoping it can kick-start their 2018.

Southampton have lost their rock at the back to Liverpool but the south coast team need to find the back of the net in order to really start moving forward at all this season. The match today can be a welcome distraction for Mauricio Pellegrino, and our regulars think that he should try to change things about in order to maybe inject some freshness into the team.

Our landlord agrees and thinks that these two players should get their chance to impress…

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