skip to content
The match has reached full-time.
Short corner taken by Nathaniel Clyne.
Adam Lallana decides to take a short corner.
Jay Rodriguez sends in a cross.
Jose Fonte takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jay Rodriguez by Jordi Amat results in a free kick.
Michel Vorm restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Guly Do Prado on Chico.
Guly Do Prado comes on in place of Steven Davis.
Adam Lallana makes a clearance.
Header at goal by Wilfried Bony to the left of the net.
The ball is crossed by Nathan Dyer.
Unfair challenge on Jonjo Shelvey by Victor Wanyama results in a free kick.
Jose Fonte makes a clearance.
Jay Rodriguez grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Southampton 2-0 Swansea.
Nathan Dyer sends in a cross.
Jose Alberto Canas takes a shot. Daniel Fox gets a block in.
Victor Wanyama challenges Nathan Dyer unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ball is crossed by Jay Rodriguez.
Free kick crossed by Ben Davies.
Morgan Schneiderlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Dyer.
Ben Davies restarts play with the free kick.
Victor Wanyama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alejandro Pozuelo.
Clearance by Jose Fonte.
Dejan Lovren gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chico.
Corner taken by James Ward-Prowse.
Adam Lallana crosses the ball.
Centre by Miguel Michu.
Ben Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Lallana.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Rodriguez.
Adam Lallana delivers the ball.
Nathaniel Clyne produces a cross.
Jay Rodriguez replaces Rickie Lambert.
Alejandro Pozuelo on for Wayne Routledge.
Nathan Dyer produces a cross.
Victor Wanyama takes the free kick.
Angel Rangel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Ward-Prowse.
Wilfried Bony is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Daniel Fox takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chico Chico on Steven Davis.
The ball is delivered by Ben Davies.
Pablo Osvaldo goes off and James Ward-Prowse comes on.
Miguel Michu takes a shot. Blocked by Jose Fonte.
Jonjo Shelvey shoots direct from the free kick and clears the bar.
The referee shows Jose Fonte a yellow card.
Ben Davies makes a clearance.
Header at goal by Wilfried Bony goes over the bar.
The ball is delivered by Angel Rangel.
Nathan Dyer takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.
Wayne Routledge fouled by Nathaniel Clyne, the ref awards a free kick.
Dejan Lovren takes the free kick.
Jose Alberto Canas booked.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pablo Osvaldo by Jose Alberto Canas.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Pablo Osvaldo.
The second half begins.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
Miguel Michu heads at goal. Artur Boruc safely holds on.
Adam Lallana takes the free kick.
Adam Lallana fouled by Wayne Routledge, the ref awards a free kick.
Wayne Routledge produces a cross.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Jonjo Shelvey.
Corner taken by Ben Davies.
Rickie Lambert has an effort at goal. Blocked by Jonjo Shelvey.
A cross is delivered by Adam Lallana.
Wayne Routledge challenges Pablo Osvaldo unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Wayne Routledge gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pablo Osvaldo.
Shot by Rickie Lambert. Blocked by Jordi Amat.
Clearance by Chico.
The offside flag is raised against Rickie Lambert.
Nathan Dyer takes a shot and hits the post.
Free kick taken by Ben Davies.
Clearance made by Jose Fonte.
Ben Davies fouled by Nathaniel Clyne, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonjo Shelvey by Adam Lallana.
Free kick taken by Chico Chico.
The offside flag is raised against Pablo Osvaldo.
Unfair challenge on Wilfried Bony by Jose Fonte results in a free kick.
Wilfried Bony takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Artur Boruc catches the ball.
Chico makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jose Alberto Canas on Adam Lallana.
Rickie Lambert takes the free kick.
Nathan Dyer delivers the ball.
Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey.
The ball is swung over by Angel Rangel.
Angel Rangel makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Wayne Routledge.
Free kick crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.
Morgan Schneiderlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Davies.
Adam Lallana grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Southampton 1-0 Swansea.Steven Davis provided the assist for the goal.
Centre by Adam Lallana.
Adam Lallana is caught offside.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Adam Lallana.
Unfair challenge on Angel Rangel by Rickie Lambert results in a free kick.
Corner taken by Adam Lallana.
Morgan Schneiderlin has an effort at goal. Jordi Amat gets a block in.
Clearance by Ben Davies.
Pablo Osvaldo has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
Jonjo Shelvey has an effort at goal. Artur Boruc makes a block.
Daniel Fox crosses the ball.
Clearance by Jordi Amat.
The game kicks-off.
Luke not Shaw starter for Saints
Southampton defender Luke Shaw is a doubt for Sunday's game against Swansea through illness.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino is due to assess Shaw on Saturday before deciding whether the left-back will play any part in the game at St Mary's Stadium.
Pochettino has no other injury concerns as he goes in search of a third successive win when a rivalry that stretches back almost two decades resumes.
Pochettino locked horns with Swans boss Michael Laudrup for two seasons during the 1990s, when they played for Real Madrid and Espanyol respectively.
"As players we were completely different," the Saints boss said.
"He was a world-class striker and I was just a simple centre-half so we don't compare in that sense."
The similarities became apparent when their playing days came to an end.
Laudrup tried, with differing levels of success, to bring an attacking philosophy to Brondby, Getafe, Spartak Moscow and Mallorca when he went in to management.
Pochettino tried a similar tack at Espanyol, and now the coaches possess two of the most attractive teams in the Premier League.
Pochettino has been impressed by how Laudrup has taken Swansea on since he replaced Rodgers in the summer of 2012.
"With Swansea's last few managers, they have played, good attractive attacking football and Laudrup is no different," Pochettino said.
"He and I share a simple philosophy about how our teams want to play so we do have that in common.
"I am happy for him. Since I have come to England I have been able to see more of the work he has done there. 'He has done a great job."
Swansea captain Ashley Williams is set to miss a fourth successive game.
The Wales defender has an ankle ligament injury, meaning Jordi Amat and Chico Flores will continue to form a partnership at centre-half.
Full-back Angel Rangel is closing in on a return from an ankle injury but Pablo Hernandez's hamstring may not be risked.
Laudrup said: "Southampton have a good team, last year when we went there they were struggling, but they played well.
"Since then they have brought in a new manager, they have some new players and they are building on what was there.
"They have a good squad, have made a good start, and they play good football.
"It will be difficult as it's a game between two sides who like to have control of the ball, and we will need to ensure we have enough of it, as if they have it too much we will have a lot of running to do, which will be tough after our run of games."
"Who will win the PL title this season - 2013/14?"
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk