Last Updated: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:14
Southampton's Adam Lallana has revealed he wants revenge against Wigan after being taught a footballing lesson earlier in the season.
The Saints were beaten 2-0 at St Mary's in the second game of the season, when Roberto Martinez's side took full advantage of the Premier League new-boys.
The south-coast club have gradually improved as the campaign has progressed and although losing manager Nigel Adkins, who was replaced by Mauricio Pochettino, they go into this weekend's tie three points and two places ahead of Wigan, who are 18th and in the third relegation slot.
The skipper will be hoping to make his first start in eight games when he travels to the DW Stadium after struggling with a knee injury.
"They taught us a bit of a footballing lesson," said Lallana
"They've got a great squad and a great manager.
"He's kept them in the league for four or five years now and they've always been underdogs and written off.
"It's going to be a tough game."
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