Southampton have lost only one of their last eight home Premier League meetings with Everton (W4 D3).
Everton have failed to score in eight of their last 12 PL visits to Southampton, including four of the last five.
The Toffees are winless in 14 away PL matches, their second-longest such run in the competition.
Cedric Soares has attempted 11 more crosses from open play this season (59) than any other player in the Premier League.
Mauricio Pellegrino: "Football is an emotional sport, we respect the feelings of the fans and we have to fight for this three points. We need an improved performance."
David Unsworth: "We must see a reaction now. Our players must stand up and have the courage to go and get a result on Sunday."
Referee: Kevin Friend
Assistants: Simon Beck, Mark Scholes
Fourth official: Lee Probert