Southampton v Palace preview
Southampton manager Pochettino will assess the recovery of those players involved in Capital One Cup action before making his selection for a home date with Crystal Palace.
Tadanari Lee and Gaston Ramirez were among those to impress in the 2-0 defeat of Bristol City, although began to fade in the second half and the latter limped off late on.
Rickie Lambert and Dani Osvaldo are set to start in attack against the Eagles, while Nathaniel Clyne will face his former club for the first time since leaving them last year.
Crystal Palace will be without defender Damien Delaney because of an ankle problem.
Midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi is set to feature having been suspended for the home defeat by Swansea last weekend, while fit-again winger Jerome Thomas could also be in contention to start.
Midfielder Yannick Bolasie (hamstring) is still sidelined. Captain Paddy McCarthy (groin) continues his rehabilitation, along with forward Glenn Murray (knee). Midfielder Jonny Williams and defender Jack Hunt (both ankle) are long-term absentees.