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Centre by Steven Nzonzi, clearance by Rickie Lambert.
Jose Fonte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Nzonzi. Free kick taken by Dean Whitehead.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Cameron Jerome. Direct free kick taken by Jos Hooiveld.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Emmanuel Mayuka misses to the left of the target.
Jay Rodriguez is ruled offside. Asmir Begovic takes the direct free kick.
The referee penalises James Ward-Prowse for handball. Dean Whitehead takes the direct free kick.
A cross is delivered by Cameron Jerome, Jason Puncheon manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Ryan Shotton.
Jason Puncheon takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.
Jack Cork goes off and Emmanuel Mayuka comes on.
Luke Shaw has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.
The ball is crossed by James Ward-Prowse, Geoff Cameron manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Cameron Jerome on Luke Shaw. Direct free kick taken by Jay Rodriguez.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic.
Foul by Jos Hooiveld on Cameron Jerome, free kick awarded. Ryan Shotton restarts play with the free kick. James Ward-Prowse replaces Steven Davis. Michael Owen on for Jonathan Walters.
The ball is swung over by Geoff Cameron.
Luke Shaw delivers the ball.
Cameron Jerome comes on in place of Matthew Etherington.
Rickie Lambert crosses the ball.
Unfair challenge on Steven Nzonzi by Jose Fonte results in a free kick. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
Rickie Lambert sends in a cross, Ryan Shawcross makes a clearance.
Short corner taken by Steven Davis from the right by-line.
Jason Puncheon comes on in place of Adam Lallana.
Ryan Shotton takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.
Corner taken by Dean Whitehead from the left by-line, Jay Rodriguez makes a clearance.
Jay Rodriguez produces a cross.
Corner taken left-footed by Matthew Etherington from the right by-line, Robert Huth takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a save.
Steven Davis takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic.
Adam Lallana crosses the ball, Robert Huth makes a clearance. Rickie Lambert grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southampton 1-1 Stoke.Steven Davis provided the assist for the goal.
Andy Wilkinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Lallana. Free kick crossed right-footed by Adam Lallana, Dean Whitehead makes a clearance.
Geoff Cameron produces a cross, clearance made by Jos Hooiveld.
Rickie Lambert takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic. Corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Dean Whitehead.
The offside flag is raised against Jonathan Walters. Jos Hooiveld takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Cork on Peter Crouch. Matthew Etherington takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Steven Davis, clearance by Ryan Shotton.
The ball is crossed by Steven Davis, Ryan Shawcross makes a clearance.
Andy Wilkinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Lallana. Free kick taken by Nathaniel Clyne.
The ball is sent over by Geoff Cameron, Peter Crouch finds the net with a headed goal from close range. Southampton 0-1 Stoke.Assist by Geoff Cameron.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Dean Whitehead, clearance made by Jay Rodriguez.
The ball is delivered by Adam Lallana. Corner taken by Adam Lallana from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Steven Nzonzi.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Whitehead by Morgan Schneiderlin. Dean Whitehead takes the free kick.
Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Kelvin Davis makes a comfortable save.
Jonathan Walters gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Fonte. Jose Fonte takes the free kick.
Shot by Matthew Etherington from outside the box goes over the net.
Peter Crouch fouled by Jos Hooiveld, the ref awards a free kick. Dean Whitehead restarts play with the free kick.
Peter Crouch fouled by Jose Fonte, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Huth.
Shot by Andy Wilkinson from a long way out goes over the net.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Nzonzi on Morgan Schneiderlin. Jose Fonte takes the direct free kick. Booking for Steven Nzonzi for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Rodriguez on Steven Nzonzi. Direct free kick taken by Robert Huth.
A cross is delivered by Adam Lallana, save by Asmir Begovic.
Andy Wilkinson is brought on as a substitute for Marc Wilson.
A cross is delivered by Nathaniel Clyne. Centre by Luke Shaw, clearance by Marc Wilson.
Dean Whitehead takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Morgan Schneiderlin makes a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Rickie Lambert. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Nathaniel Clyne, Header by Rickie Lambert from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.
Ryan Shotton concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Shaw. Direct free kick taken by Steven Davis.
Rickie Lambert has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Adam Lallana sends in a cross, clearance made by Robert Huth.
Jose Fonte challenges Peter Crouch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marc Wilson has an effort direct from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jay Rodriguez by Dean Whitehead. Dean Whitehead receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Adam Lallana delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Ryan Shawcross makes a clearance.
Adam Lallana takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a comfortable save. Rickie Lambert is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
Pochettino hoping for Owen revenge
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino believes Michael Owen is one of England's greatest ever players but hopes to ruin his farewell match after falling foul of the Stoke striker at the 2002 World Cup.
The 33-year-old former England striker admitted last year that he was "guilty" of going down when he could have stayed on his feet for both of his penalties against Argentina at the 1998 and 2002 World Cups.
The South Americans had the last laugh in the first tournament but in Japan the act allowed David Beckham to score the only goal.
Pochettino was the man whose leg Owen tumbled over in Sapporo and has the chance to exact revenge in the striker's last match before he retires.
"For me, he has been one of the greatest England footballers and I was unlucky to suffer his skill," the Saints boss said with a smile.
"It will be a great pleasure for me to say 'Hi' to him and meet him as well. Hopefully we can argue about that controversial play that happened in Japan way back.
"Perhaps in the tunnel going into the dressing room I will trip him up. Destiny will be very cruel if [he was to score the winner] and I don't think that I deserve that to happen to me."
Rickie Lambert (back) and Luke Shaw (virus) are doubts for Southampton.
Steve de Ridder and Vegard Forren are also struggling while Gaston Ramirez and Danny Fox are suspended.
Stoke manager Tony Pulis heads into the summer break with a reminder to his critics of the legacy he has created at the club.
Pulis has endured a rough ride these past few months before Stoke's Barclays Premier League status for a sixth successive season was assured on Tuesday as Wigan's defeat at Arsenal condemned the Latics to the final relegation place.
For the players, aside from the prospect of finishing in the top 10 for the first time since their promotion in 2008, the pressure is off going into the final game.
For Pulis, doubts still remain as to his future which is likely to be discussed next week with chairman Peter Coates, with the Welshman using such phrases as "I hope to be here" and "I want to be here" when it comes to extending his tenure.
So with Stoke safe, Pulis has decided now is the time to refresh the short-term memories of those who appear to have forgotten the state of the club when he first arrived.
Initially, that was in 2002 for a three-year spell before taking up the reins again in 2006 after a season at Plymouth and upon Coates taking over as owner.
"Six years ago this club was promoted. If we hadn't obtained Premier League football then we wouldn't have all of this," said Pulis, referring to the overall infrastructure these days at Stoke.
"Getting there and staying there has been the greatest achievement at this football club. It has given us the opportunity to build a club now unrecognisable in every way shape and form in respect of what I left and what I came back to. So we've a little bit of a legacy at this place that started when we walked back through the door seven years ago.
"I can remember us reporting at the stadium, getting changed in the dressing rooms and then coming down here (Clayton Woods training ground) and training, and there were four cars in the car park and a few dogs running around.
"You go down to the car park now and you've a thousand cars down there. It has changed and grown from top to bottom. The football club is a completely different organisation compared to what it was seven or eight years ago."
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