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Summary

  1. Rodriguez's first goal since March 2014
  2. Crisp low strike from ex-Saint Sparv
  3. Winner joins Spurs & Liverpool in group stages
  4. Second leg is next Thursday

Live Reporting

By Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Thanks for joining us on a night that won't go down in Southampton folklore but will be a good memory for Jay Rodriguez.

    More live football text tomorrow on the BBC Sport website when Birmingham host Derby. Join us then.

  2. Post update

    A couple of other results to tell you about. Athletic Bilbao, who beat Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate in the Spanish Super Cup, lost 3-2 in Slovakia tonight to Zilina.

    Former Manchester City youngster Robert Mak scored a hat-trick as PAOK Salonika hammered Brondby 5-0.

  3. Manager reaction

    Ronald Koeman

    Southampton boss Ronald Koeman on BT Sports: "We played too slowly in the first half. We played more aggressively and direct in the second half and that was the difference. 

    "Sometimes you have to play the long ball and play for the second ball. It’s not a good result but we had five or six very good chances. 

    "In my opinion Steven Caulker’s was a legal and normal goal. It’s never whistled in the Premier League. 

    "We’re not really the favourites any more as they have a good result. We will fight for a win. Even a 2-2 draw would be good. 

    "We have to learn - they are a difficult side. We have to look to ourselves and learn from tonight and do things a better way next week."

  4. Player reaction

    Steven Caulker

    Southampton defender Steven Caulker had a headed goal disallowed for a foul on a defender.

    He told BT Sport: "I think the goal should stand. We were a lot better in the second half. We played a lot more direct and caused them a lot of problems, I’d back us to go through. We’ve got a great team. A 1-0 or 2-0 victory would be nice."

  5. Player reaction

    Jay Rodriguez scores

    Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez scored his first goal in over a year following injury tonight.

    He told BT Sport: "We’re disappointed not to win. We had our chances to win the game. 

    "I was happy to make it 1-1. It was lovely, I’ve been waiting for it. I want to score as many goals as possible so it’s good to get the first one. With our squad and our team I’m sure we’ll get the win in Denmark."

  6. Elsewhere in Europe

    Robin van Persie

    Fenerbahce beat Atromitos Athens 1-0 with former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie coming off the bench to score in the 89th minute.

    That's his first goal for the Istanbul side.

  7. Story of the game

    Stats

    Southampton had many more shots, efforts on target and possession. But there's only one stat that matters. Fouls.

    No, of course it's goals. And they got one each.

  8. FULL-TIME - Southampton 1-1 Midtjylland

    Jay Rodriguez

    Not a great result for the Saints, who will now need to score in their second leg in Denmark next Thursday.

  9. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Just as I have my full-time entry ready to publish, Southampton come so close to a winner - Maya Yoshida's header is tipped by keeper Johan Dahlin onto the post.

  10. Post update

    Seconds to go. Doesn't look like either side is going to score a second.

  11. Post update

    Shane Long is able to limp off with the help of the medical staff so hopefully his injury isn't too bad...

    And he's back on now. Crisis over.

  12. Post update

    Southampton striker Shane Long goes down with what looks like a knee injury, he was going down when Tim Sparv seemed to catch him.

    It's not looking good for the Republic of Ireland striker, especially with Euro 2016 qualifiers coming up.

  13. Post update

    Corner to Midtjylland as Jose Fonte clears Paul Onuachu's cross. But it's headed clear.

  14. SIX MINUTES OF INJURY TIME

    Shane Long

    Plenty of time for a Saints winner. I'm not sure I remember a huge delay. Seems a lot of stoppage time.

  15. Post update

    If my very quick internet research is correct Midtjylland sub Paul Onuachu is 6ft 7ins.

  16. SUBSTITUTION

    Midtjylland make their final change as Paul Onuachu replaces Morten Rasmussen, who actually has Duncan as his name on his back (see 86 mins).

  17. YELLOW CARD

    Midtjylland defender Andre Romer is in no rush to take his throw-in and he's booked. Saints boss Ronald Koeman looks irritated.

  18. Post update

    Midtjylland have a chance to win it as the ball bounces in the box, the Saints defenders have no idea where it is and Rilwan Hassan tries to control it. The ball breaks on the edge of the box to Morten Rasmussen but his shot is deflected.

    Rasmussen is known as Duncan apparently because he looks like ex-Everton and Rangers striker Ferguson.

  19. SUBSTITUTION

    Southampton bring off England Under-21 midfielder James Ward-Prowse, who has been very good today. His set-pieces have caused lots of problems for the visitors. On in his place is Spanish summer signing striker Juanmi.

    The Saints are going for this now.

  20. Post update

    James Ward-Prowse almost gives them that goal with a curling free-kick from 25 yards which goes just wide. And that's his last action...

  21. Post update

    Johan Dahlin

    Just less than 10 minutes to go. Southampton could really do with a goal to take the lead in this tie. Otherwise they'll need to score in Denmark. They are doing most of the attacking by this stage. Will they find their goal?

  22. Post update

    Midtjylland substitute Rilwan Hassan has the ball on the edge of the Saints box and he takes an age to decide what to do, trying to take on man after man without going anywhere. He eventually loses it - ridiculous play - could have played in any number of team-mates.

  23. SUBSTITUTION

    Midtjylland make a change in midfield as Petter Andersson comes off for ex-Arsenal youngster Kristoffer Olsson, who is still only 20.

  24. SUBSTITUTION

    Jay Rodriguez has done his job for Southampton, scoring their goal, and he's replaced up front by Shane Long.

  25. Post update

    James Ward-Prowse has a shot from 25 yards which is deflected to Saints left-back Matt Targett and his effort goes just wide. Saints dominant now - they'll be desperate for a winner as the away goal gives the Danes the edge.

  26. Post update

    Graziano Pelle

    Graziano Pelle must lay-off about a thousand long balls each game. The ball ends up with Jay Rodriguez in the box but he slips under pressure from a marker.

  27. YELLOW CARD

    Tim Sparv is booked against his old club for bringing down Southampton striker Graziano Pelle.

  28. SUBSTITUTION

    Midtjylland make the first change of the game as Rilwan Hassan comes on for Pione Sisto in the attacking midfield positions.

  29. Post update

    Victor Wanyama brings the ball forward from the halfway line, plays a one-two with Graziano Pelle but then fires over from an angle when he would have been better crossing.

  30. What a comeback

    No more Odd gags. I think I've run out, but quite the comeback from Borussia Dortmund, who trailed 3-0 at Norwegian side Odd but battled back to win 4-3.

  31. Post update

    Sadio Mane

    Sadio Mane tries to slip two different passes through to his strikers in a couple of minutes but neither of them come off.

    The Manchester United target has been involved in a lot of the Saints' moves tonight.

  32. Elsewhere in Europe

    Steaua Bucharest, it should be said, lost 3-0 at home to Rosenborg in the first leg of their tie.

  33. GREAT SAVE!

    Southampton almost take the lead. James Ward-Prowse takes a great deep free-kick and Steven Caulker meets it with a powerful header but he's denied a great one-handed reaction save from keeper Johan Dahlin.

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  35. Post update

    Midtjylland aren't looking as assured as they were before the goal. They've not really done anything in the six or seven minutes since the goal.

  36. Relief for Saints fans

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport at St Mary's

    Noticeable sense of relief around St Mary's after that equalising penalty for Southampton.

    Not many around the press box could see much wrong with that disallowed header from Steven Caulker moments earlier.

    Once again, an intriguing balance to this tie as FC Midtjylland continue to look a threat coming forward while Southampton know they possess the ability to counter just as much.

  37. Post update

    Sadio Mane plays a ball forward which Jay Rodriguez does brilliantly to control and play past his first defender but he can't get past his second marker to get a shot in. The Southampton striker is looking high on confidence now.

  38. Dortmund complete Odd comeback

    Worth pointing out that Miki is Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who has been linked with several Premier League clubs including Liverpool.

  39. Post update

    St Mary's is bouncing now.

  40. GOAL - Southampton 1-1 Midtjylland - Jay Rodriguez

    Jay Rodriguez

    Saints are level and Jay Rodriguez has his first goal since March 2014 following a knee injury. Keeper Kian Hansen dives to his left but Rodriguez's kick is fairly central and hits the back of the net. 

  41. PENALTY TO SOUTHAMPTON

    James Ward-Prowse takes the ball past Kian Hansen, who brings him down with a swinging kick on the edge of the box. Clumsy and arguably needless.

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  43. Dortmund pull level

    And we have an equaliser. Dortmund may at one point have trailed 3-0 to Odd in Norway but the German side have shown great tenacity to pull themselves level - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with the leveller, his second of the night.

    Dortmund have hit the woodwork three times too.

  44. Post update

    Southampton looking better now and Graziano Pelle loses his marker to head Jay Rodriguez's cross but it's straight at keeper Johan Dahlin.

  45. DISALLOWED GOAL FOR SOUTHAMPTON

    The corner comes in and Southampton defender Steven Caulker heads home. It's ruled out for a foul on Petter Andersson although the referee didn't make it very clear for a few seconds if he was awarding the goal or not.

  46. Post update

    Graziano Pelle

    Sadio Mane picks out Graziano Pelle on the edge of the box, the Saints striker swivels and shoots and it's deflected wide by Tim Sparv. Corner.

  47. Post update

    Southampton start the half in an attacking mode but Midtjylland go up the other end and Saints just about clear a Kian Hansen throw-in with Erik Sviatchenko lining up a bicycle kick.

    I've seen Hansen compared to Rory Delap in the build-up to this match - not sure his throw-ins are quite as good.

  48. Post update

    I said there are 190 fans supporting the Danes - I've seen plenty of Brentford fans in the away end. Apparently the Bees sold 55 tickets for this game.

    Brentford owner Matthew Benham is the majority shareholder for Midtjylland.

  49. KICK-OFF

    Southampton get the second half under way. Doesn't look like either side have made any changes.

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  51. Post update

    Saints have tweeted that the attendance is 28,890, with 190 of those supporting the Danes.

  52. Get Involved

  53. Story of the first half

    The goal was only Midtjylland's second shot on target.

    Stats
  54. Sparv goal stuns St Mary's

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport at St Mary's

    Shockwaves around St Mary's right on the stroke of half-time as FC Midtjylland take the lead through Southampton academy graduate Tim Sparv.

    For all Southampton's energy throughout that first 45 minutes there was a definite absence of an end product and now the Danes have punished them.

    You can't say they haven't deserved it for their efforts and now they have a precious away goal to show for it.

  55. Post update

    Time to take the Europa League seriously?

  56. Post update

    Is that the first instance of a player refusing to celebrate against an old club he never actually played a game for?

  57. HALF-TIME

    Southampton players

    That's the last action of the half. A hammer blow for Southampton.

  58. GOAL - Southampton 0-1 Midtjylland - Tim Sparv

    Tim Sparv
    Midtjylland teammates

    Tim Sparv scores a cracker against his old club from 25 yards but doesn't celebrate because he spent three years with the Saints academy as a kid, despite never making a first-team appearance.

    Saints captain Jose Fonte headed a cross straight to the Finn, who made him pay. The defender won't be happy with his contribution there.

  59. Post update

    James Ward-Prowse plays a short corner to Sadio Mane, who plays the ball back to the midfielder. His cross is headed clear to Oriol Romeu, who has a good effort from 20 yards but it's saved by Pione Sisto.

    It's been a while since Midtjylland have done anything going forward.

  60. Post update

    Sadio Mane

    Sadio Mane plays a one-two with a team-mate and tries to curl the ball in from 20 yards out but he forgets the curl and it's down the middle at keeper Johan Dahlin.

    Southampton won't want half-time to come - they're doing all the attacking now.

  61. Odder and odder

    It was all looking pretty miserable for Borussia Dortmund after they fell 3-0 behind at Norwegian side Odd.

    The picture has now changed somewhat. Minutes into the second half it is 3-2, with goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Shinji Kagawa hauling the German side back into the contest. 

  62. Post update

    Matt Targett

    Matt Targett flies down the left, great pace and skill from the Saints young full-back - like a young Gareth Bale...

    His cross is deflected out to Victor Wanyama but the Kenyan's shot is poor and clears the crossbar.

    Saints are looking good now.

  63. Elsewhere in Europe

    Steaua Bucharest coach Mirel Radoi is probably not best pleased right now with his team trailing 2-0 against Rosenborg - and he can do little about it as he serves a Uefa touchline ban.

    Bizarrely, Romania's football federation (FRF) have announced that he can sit on the bench for domestic games - but will be banned is he gives out any instructions.

    He has been banned by Uefa because he does not have a coaching licence.

  64. Post update

    Unlucky for Midtjylland as Petter Andersson charges into the box, he looks like he might have Jose Fonte for pace but he slips.

    The crowd ironically cheer, perhaps suspecting he's dived, but he just lost his footing with nobody near him.

    At the other end, Jay Rodriguez fires over.

    As far as goalless Europa League qualifiers go, this has been a good game.

  65. Post update

    Southampton striker Graziano Pelle lays off a long ball forward which lands to Maya Yoshida. The Japanese defender tries a volley that would make Marco van Basten's Euro 88 classic look like a tap-in but, as you would expect, it flies horribly wide.

  66. Post update

    Steven Caulker

    Midtjylland work hard on corner and free-kick preparations - reportedly half their goals come from set-pieces.

    They have another one and there must be about eight players from both clubs surrounding Saints keeper Maarten Stekelenburg but it comes to nothing.

    Well it comes to another corner but that comes to nothing.

    Moments later Pione Sisto, probably their most lively player, shoots into the side-netting.

  67. Post update

    Sadio Mane
  68. Post update

    Victor Wanyama heads James Ward-Prowse's free-kick but the ball was slightly behind him and the header goes well over.

    End-to-end at the moment.

  69. Post update

    Southampton keeper Maarten Stekelenburg makes a good diving save to keep his side level, stopping a Erik Sviatchenko header.

    At the other end moments later Oriol Romeu has a go from 35 yards but his effort flies just over.

  70. Post update

    Midtjylland, who are set-piece legends as a result of analytics, have a corner...

    But Pione Sisto's kick is headed clear by Graziano Pelle.

  71. Cagey opening

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport at St Mary's

    A cagey opening to this one so far, but both sides displaying an intent to get the ball down and play.

    Oriol Romeu has looked busy in central midfield alongside Victor Wanyama and can count himself unfortunate to be in the book for what appeared a well-timed challenge at first.

    Pretty much a full house in the home section at St Mary's while the relatively small numbers of travelling fans are still making themselves heard.

  72. Post update

    Midtjylland have a great chance here but Jakob Poulsen gets it all wrong. 

    Morten Rasmussen is in loads of space in the centre but his team-mate waits and waits and waits to make the pass.

    By the time he plays it, Rasmussen is marked and the ball is overhit anyway.

  73. Post update

    Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez tries to control a Graziano Pelle ball on his chest around the edge of the box and is about to swivel and shoot but the referee correctly calls it back for a handball.

  74. Post update

    Ronald Koeman
    Image caption: Saints boss Ronald Koeman is still on crutches after rupturing his Achilles tendon
  75. YELLOW CARD

    Southampton Oriol Romeu, making his first start since his move from Chelsea, is booked for a foul on Pione Sisto.

    Saints don't clear the free-kick and Petter Andersson volleys wide from the edge of the box.

  76. Elsewhere in Europe

    Arkadiusz Milik

    Robin van Persie was named on the bench for new club Fenerbahce tonight - they are playing at Atromitos Athens and that game is goalless approaching the hour mark.

    Plenty of the games have already finished, with Dutch side AZ Alkmaar defeated 3-2 at Romanian side Astra Giurgiu. No such problems for Ajax, who won 1-0 against FK Jablonec.

  77. Post update

    Victor Wanyama

    Southampton have had 55% of possession so far, but it feels like more. Sounds like a decent atmosphere in St Mary's.

  78. Post update

    It's all Southampton at the moment, James Ward-Prowse whips in a free-kick which centre-back Steven Caulker, a summer loan signing from QPR, heads wide.

  79. Post update

  80. Post update

    Saints on top now, Jay Rodriguez plays a good reverse ball to Sadio Mane, who shoots low but is denied by keeper Johan Dahlin.

  81. Post update

    Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez latches onto a long hoof up the pitch, holds off his marker and fires just wide - the Saints' first chance. He hasn't scored since March 2014 when he suffered an awful knee injury.

  82. Post update

    Sounds a big harsh to me Harry.

  83. YELLOW CARD

    Midtjylland's Jesper Lauridsen is the first player booked for a high tackle on James Ward-Prowse. He was going for the ball but it was a bit dangerous.

  84. Post update

    Midtjylland break and Petter Andersson is about to shoot from an angle but Jose Fonte comes across to slide it out for a throw-in.

    Kian Hansen takes the throw which causes problems in the area but Maarten Stekelenburg is happy to see it land in his hands.

  85. Post update

    Not much action to report so far. Neither side has had a long spell of possession.

  86. KICK-OFF

    We are under way at St Mary's.

  87. Post update

    Handshakes going on now, well high-five slappy things. Almost ready to go at St Mary's.

  88. Europa League is 'good' for Saints

    Quote Message: Maybe for the big clubs they like to play Champions League and they don’t like the Europa League, but for us, for everybody, for the players, for the fans, it’s a new situation and it’s a good feeling. from Ronald Koeman Southampton manager
    Ronald KoemanSouthampton manager
  89. An Odd scoreline

    Um, look away now Dortmund fans. It's 3-0 to Odd.

  90. Thorup hopes to benefit from Premier League popularity

    Jess Thorup
    Quote Message: We know a bit more about them because in Denmark everybody follows the Premier League, so hopefully that will give us a good result. from Jess Thorup FC Midtjylland coach
    Jess ThorupFC Midtjylland coach
  91. Ward-Prowse ready for the unknown

    James Ward-Prowse
    Quote Message: We don’t know a lot about them but we’re going to make sure we’re focused. We’re professional and we’ll do our jobs right. from James Ward-Prowse Southampton midfielder
    James Ward-ProwseSouthampton midfielder
  92. Dortmund missing Klopp?

    Borussia Dortmund are losing to Norway's Odd within 13 seconds. 

  93. Ten British teams already out

    Mixed British success in Europa League
  94. Sisto is the man to watch

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport at St Mary's

    Since Matthew Benham invested £6.2m in FC Midtjylland last July, the club from the Jutland peninsula of Denmark have won their first Superliga title and currently sit top of the division this season after four wins from their first five games.

    One their most notable academy exports is West Ham defender Winston Reid.

    Another name to look out for this evening is Sudanese-born midfielder Pione Sisto. The Denmark international is currently attracting interest from a number of clubs around Europe.

  95. Moneyball Midtjylland

    MCH Arena
    Image caption: Midtjylland's MCH Arena

    FC Midtjylland, whose majority shareholder is Brentford owner Matthew Benham, have a sort-of moneyball approach to football.

    Since coming in last summer, he has brought in "specialist kicking coaches, in-game statistics for half-time team talks and the use of analytics for set pieces," according to a great feature in the Guardian over the summer.

  96. Get Involved

    I've just scoured through the Uefa rules and it looks like he will be able to play as qualifiers don't make you ineligible. 

    Rules
  97. Get Involved

    Join the debate on Facebook

    Should Prem teams take Europa League seriously?

    Mark Critchley: Yes, as it's a serious competition. There's a trophy at stake, something to add to the cabinet & they could play in Europe the following season (and even in the Champions League if they win it). It's always frustrating when you realise that teams do not take the competition that seriously. They should be thankful to have a place in the tournament.

    Adam Sweeney: If their squads big enough yes. Shame most clubs care more about the premiership money than European success.

    Andrew Bucknall: Why not? If they try all season to qualify for Europe and then complain or play weakened teams, they should give up their place and let someone else take it!! Same as domestic cup competitions! If they are seen as a hindrance, opt out like some big club once did with the FA Cup! Manchester City were mocked for trying to win all four competitions we were in! Why?

    Let us know what you think using the BBC Sport MOTD Facebook page.

  98. No easy games in Europe?

    Victor Wanyama
    Quote Message: I don’t know much about them but they are a good side because to be in Europe you have to be a good team. from Victor Wanyama Southampton midfielder
    Victor WanyamaSouthampton midfielder

    I'm guessing Victor didn't watch San Marino side Juvenes/Dogana lose 11-0 on aggregate to Brondby in the first qualifying round. Or Lithuanians Kruoja losing 9-0 to Jagielloni over two legs?

  99. The downside to European football

    Ronald Koeman
    Quote Message: The problem sometimes with playing in Europe is you don’t really have good long sessions to train what you need to improve. Last season, every Friday we did unit training, but now the Friday is the day to recover. Then we have to learn about it by showing clips and meetings and not on the pitch. That’s the difference and maybe one of the reasons that we need time. from Ronald Koeman Southampton manager
    Ronald KoemanSouthampton manager
  100. Mane staying?

    Sadio Mane told a young Southampton fan on his way into the ground that he will stay with the Saints.

  101. Get Involved

  102. Sadio Man-U?

    Sadio Mane

    Southampton - who have sold enough quality players to make a good Premier League side in the past two years - now face a battle to hold onto forward Sadio Mane. 

    Manchester United are interested in the 23-year-old Senegal international.

    Mane scored 10 goals in 32 appearances last season after joining for £10m from Red Bull Salzburg, including the fastest ever Premier League hat-trick.

    He starts today.

  103. Friends reunited for Sparv

    Tim Sparv

    FC Midtjylland midfielder Tim Sparv spent three years with Southampton's academy but never made a first-team appearance.

    The 28-year-old Finland international said: "It’s a little bit surreal. I actually met some friends at the hotel.

    “I definitely have fond memories of my time here. The academy set-up was incredible, everyone was really ambitious - new thinking, a modern approach. It was a great education that I got during my youth years.

    “From an outside perspective I feel it’s a real model club from the way they conduct themselves, the youth players that they bring through. The football philosophy they have under Ronald Koeman is also very attractive."

  104. LINE-UPS

    Southampton:  Stekelenburg, Caulker, Fonte, Yoshida, Targett, Wanyama, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Mane, Rodriguez, Pelle. Subs: K Davis, Cedric, Long, S Davis, Tadic, Martina, Juanmi.

    Midtjylland:  Dahlin, Romer, Hansen, Sviatchenko, Lauridsen, Sisto, Poulsen, Sparv, Royer, Andersson, Rasmussen. Subs: Pusic, Urena, Olsson, Banggaard Jensen, Andersen, Onuachu, Hassan.

  105. BBC radio coverage

    If you live in the BBC Solent area, you can listen to commentary of this game on a radio. Unfortunately it's not available online for rights reasons.

  106. Midtjylland - a brief history

    Midtjylland

    If FC Midtjylland were a human, they wouldn't be old enough to drink alcohol yet. The club was formed in 1999 following the mergers of Ikast FS and Herning Fremad.

    They were promoted to the top flight at the first attempt and won the league last season.

    Unfortunately for them they lost to Apoel Nicosia in the Champions League qualifiers, which is why they are now in the Europa League.

    Geography fans might be interested to know that Midtjylland isn't a town, but one of the five regions of Denmark, where the club is based.

  107. Elsewhere in Europe

    Ajax
    Image caption: Ajax are currently drawing 0-0 in their 18:00 BST kick-off

    There are some big clubs playing tonight in the other qualifiers. Ajax are at home to Czech side Jablonec while Borussia Dortmund are away to Norwegian club Odd. 

    Barcelona's Spanish Super Cup conquerors Athletic Bilbao are at Slovaks Zilina. Robin van Persie and Nani's new club Fenerbahce are at Atromitos Athens.

  108. Get Involved

    With the Europa League winners getting a Champions League berth, is it worth teams like Southampton going all out to win this tournament?

    The Saints are more likely to win the Europa League than finish fourth in the Premier League, I'd have thought.

    With that in mind, should West Ham have fielded a proper side in the qualifiers?

    Let us know your thoughts on all things Europa League related using #bbcfootball on Twitter, 81111 on text (UK only, let us know your name) or on the BBC Sport and Match of the Day Facebook pages.

  109. Team news

    Adam Williams

    BBC Sport at St Mary's

    Southampton make four changes from the side which lost 3-0 at home against Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.

    Manchester United target Sadio Mane starts as expected.

    New signing Oriol Romeu is handed a full debut following his substitute appearance against the Toffees.

    Elsewhere, Steven Caulker takes his place in defence, James Ward-Prowse comes in to midfield and Jay Rodriguez starts upfront.

    Out go Shane Long, Steven Davis, Cedric Soares and Dusan Tadic. 

    Southampton: Stekelenburg, Caulker, Fonte, Yoshida, Targett, Wanyama, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Mane, Rodriguez, Pelle. Subs: K Davis, Cedric, Long, S Davis, Tadic, Martina, Juanmi.  

  110. Southampton v Midtjylland (20:00 BST)

    West Ham, Aberdeen, Inverness, St Johnstone, Glenavon, Glentoran, Linfield, Bala, Airbus and Newtown have all tried and failed.

    Can Southampton succeed where their 10 British comrades didn't and reach the Europa League group stages through the qualifiers?

    Tonight we will go 50% of the way to finding out.

    West Ham