Team News: Billy Sharp, Rickie Lambert up front for Southampton

Rickie Lambert
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Billy Sharp will partner Rickie Lambert up front for Southampton's trip to West Ham United this evening.

Billy Sharp will partner Rickie Lambert in attack for Southampton's trip to West Ham United this evening.

Adam Lallana starts in the Saints midfield, as does Jack Cork.

Hosts West Ham have handed a full debut to Ricardo Vaz Te, while Jack Collison has come into the centre of midfield.

The winner of this match will top the Championship table at the end of the night.

West Ham: Green; O'Brien, Taylor, Faye, Reid; Tomkins, Noble, Collison, Faubert; Vaz Te, Cole

Southampton: Davis; Richardson, Fox, Fonte, Hooiveld; Schneiderlin, Cork, Lallana, Guly; Sharp, Lambert

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