Yoshida to miss visit of Terriers

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Maya Yoshida has been ruled out of Southampton's final game of the season against Huddersfield Town on Sunday.

Maya Yoshida has been ruled out of Southampton’s final game of the season against Huddersfield Town on Sunday.

The Japanese centre-back has missed the Saints’ last two matches due to a virus and has been given more time to recover by boss Ralph Hasenhuttl.

Fellow defender Jannik Vestergaard is expected to miss out again with a groin problem, but Angus Gunn will return in goal.

Having fielded a more experimental side against West Ham last time out, Hasenhuttl is expected to restore several established names – such as Nathan Redmond and James Ward-Prowse – to his strongest line-up for the last match of the campaign.

‘We have still one game to go at the weekend and we will have a few changes back in maybe the shape we played before and the players that played before,’ Hasenhuttl said.

‘This game gives us a serious chance to say goodbye in a winning way and that’s what I want to do with my team.’

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