Southampton remain on the road this weekend as they travel to an in-form Wolves side.

The Saints are in desperate need for a result in this fixture after picking up just one win so far this season in their first six matches.

As for Wolves, they have performed well following their promotion last season, claiming some impressive results which include draws against Manchester City and Manchester United.

This is the first meeting between the sides in league football since Saints’ promotion to the Premier League back in 2012, although the pair did meet last season in the Carabao Cup with Wolves picking up a 2-0 victory.

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Unlike Wolves, the visitors have had a full week of preparation for this one due to their Carabao Cup tie being put forward a week, while Wolves lost to Leicester City on penalties.

Saints’ away form has been mixed this season, with two wins and two defeats coming on their travels in all competitions so far.

The hosts have a number of top quality players who Saints will need to wary of. Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho have been particularly impressive in the Wolves midfield.

In terms of team news, Saints are set to welcome back striker Danny Ings after he was unable to play against his parent club Liverpool last weekend.

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Fellow striker Shane Long, however, is likely to miss this one after not training all week as he nurses a toe injury.

As for Wolves, they are at a full bill of health and have a fully fit squad to choose upon for this one.

The Saints boss Mark Hughes has been giving his thoughts ahead of the match and was evidently wary of the threat that Wolves pose.

The way they play is different – it’s really expansive, they have a lot of width and a lot of depth to their play, so it’s quite difficult to get pressure on them in good areas, but that’s obviously the challenge for ourselves to make sure that we press when we can, make sure we have good numbers in areas where we can realistically win the ball back and then break from there.

This should be an exciting match between two pretty evenly-matched sides, but I feel that the Saints will just edge out the hosts in this one. I can see Saints picking up a much needed three points, winning 2-1.