Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

A tale of two forwards at Brighton, Neil Warnock and Pep Guardiola meet again and all eyes on Wilfried Zaha’s treatment

Southampton have a problem. They can’t keep a lead, and have now dropped 13 points from winning positions in just 14 games under Mark Hughes. On Monday night, at home to Brighton, they dominated the first two-thirds of the game, went 2-0 up, then collapsed, allowing Glenn Murray and co to bulldoze their way back. “It is a mental problem. It is a weakness,” said Pierre-Emile Højbjerg after the match. In games where Southampton have set up to attack, such as their win at Crystal Palace, they have looked encouraging, good even. But they simply do not seem to have the personnel or tactical nous to park the bus. Which brings us to Saints’ trip to Anfield this weekend. What will Hughes do? Try and go toe-to-toe with Salah and co, or defend deep and sleepwalk their way to a 3-0 defeat? MB

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