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Alan O'Brien fouled by Dan Harding, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Rose fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Lee Barnard fires in a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southampton 4-1 Swindon.The assist for the goal came from Adam Lallana.
Corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana, clearance made by Andy Frampton.
Oscar Gobern takes a shot. Save by David Lucas.
Corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana from the right by-line, clearance made by Jonathan Douglas.
David Prutton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Hammond. Shot on goal comes in from Richard Lambert from the free kick, save by David Lucas.
Michael Rose takes the inswinging corner, save made by Kelvin Davis.
Oscar Gobern is brought on as a substitute for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Centre by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Michael Rose makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Adam Lallana.
Corner taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, save by David Lucas.
Danny Butterfield sends in a cross, clearance made by Andy Frampton.
The ball is crossed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Header from close in by Adam Lallana misses to the right of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Adam Lallana from the left by-line.
Shot by Richard Lambert. Save made by David Lucas.
Michael Rose delivers the ball, save by Kelvin Davis.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Bodin by Morgan Schneiderlin. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Douglas.
The official flags Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain offside. David Lucas restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Douglas by Dean Hammond. Jonathan Douglas restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Simon Ferry. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
Corner taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from the left by-line, Paul Caddis manages to make a clearance.
Alan O'Brien is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kelvin Davis takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mike Grella by Jose Fonte. Free kick taken by Michael Rose.
The official flags Mike Grella offside. Free kick taken by Jose Fonte.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Frampton by Lee Barnard. Direct free kick taken by David Lucas.
Alan O'Brien is brought on as a substitute for Jonathan Obika.
Billy Bodin is brought on as a substitute for Matt Ritchie.
Dean Hammond sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Jose Fonte goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Andy Frampton concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Barnard. Free kick taken by Richard Lambert.
Paul Caddis produces a cross, Danny Butterfield manages to make a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Lee Barnard. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Cuthbert.
David Prutton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jon-Paul McGovern. Simon Ferry concedes a free kick for a foul on Richard Lambert. Kelvin Davis restarts play with the free kick.
Radhi Jaidi scores a headed goal from inside the area. Southampton 3-1 Swindon.Short corner taken by Adam Lallana. Assist on the goal came from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The referee cautions Michael Rose for unsporting behaviour. Richard Lambert grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Southampton 2-1 Swindon.Unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Michael Rose results in a free kick. Assist on the goal came from Dan Harding.
Corner taken by Michael Rose.
Matt Ritchie takes a shot. Blocked by Radhi Jaidi.
Lee Barnard joins the action as a substitute, replacing Guly Do Prado.
Michael Rose crosses the ball, Jose Fonte manages to make a clearance.
Morgan Schneiderlin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Richard Chaplow.
Matt Ritchie scores a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Southampton 1-1 Swindon.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Douglas on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Direct free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
A cross is delivered by Paul Caddis.
Centre by Paul Caddis, Dan Harding gets a block in.
Unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie by Dan Harding results in a free kick. Jonathan Douglas restarts play with the free kick.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a cross.
The ball is sent over by Richard Lambert, clearance made by Scott Cuthbert.
Michael Rose takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Danny Butterfield manages to make a clearance.
Guly Do Prado produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Jose Fonte fouled by Mike Grella, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Butterfield takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, clearance by Matt Ritchie.
Guly Do Prado has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Lallana on Jonathan Douglas. Free kick taken by Scott Cuthbert.
Jonathan Douglas takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Paul Caddis sends in a cross, clearance made by Dean Hammond.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Mike Grella. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Matt Ritchie. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Adam Lallana, save by David Lucas.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Andy Frampton. Direct free kick taken by Dan Harding.
Adam Lallana takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Caddis.
Matt Ritchie challenges Jose Fonte unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.
Michael Rose crosses the ball, clearance by Radhi Jaidi.
The ball is crossed by Jon-Paul McGovern, save by Kelvin Davis.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon-Paul McGovern by Radhi Jaidi. Free kick taken by Paul Caddis.
Dan Harding produces a cross.
Centre by Dan Harding, Guly Do Prado produces a left-footed shot from close range and hits the post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Ritchie on Dan Harding. Dan Harding takes the free kick.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
The ball is sent over by Jon-Paul McGovern, comfortable save by Kelvin Davis.
Outswinging corner taken by Michael Rose.
Adam Lallana scores a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Southampton 1-0 Swindon.The assist for the goal came from Guly Do Prado.
Shot by Simon Ferry from 25 yards. Kelvin Davis makes a save.
Shot by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from inside the box bounces off the post.
Shot from 25 yards from Richard Lambert. Scott Cuthbert gets a block in.
Corner taken by Michael Rose from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Jose Fonte.
The referee blows for offside. Andy Frampton takes the free kick.
Adam Lallana fouled by Paul Caddis, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save by David Lucas.
Corner taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
A cross is delivered by Adam Lallana, Paul Caddis gets a block in.
Schneiderlin may sneak in
Southampton manager Nigel Adkins has no new injury problems ahead of the visit of Swindon.
Morgan Schneiderlin returned from a calf injury as an unused substitute at Hartlepool in midweek and could come into the starting line-up if Adkins opts to shake things up following the lacklustre 0-0 draw.
Fellow midfielder Adam Lallana came through his first start since early January unscathed following a knee injury and will keep his place.
Recent signing Jonathan Forte missed out on a spot in the squad at Victoria Park but could be involved against the Robins.
Veteran striker David Connolly (hernia) is fit but winger Lee Holmes (ankle) is out for the season.
Teenage Arsenal loanee James Shea will continue on the bench as cover for Kelvin Davis after back-up keeper Bartosz Bialkowski was crocked in training.
Elliot Benyon is set to miss Swindon's trip, but Thomas Dossevi should recover in time, while Mike Grella is available to make his debut.
Benyon was withdrawn due to a hamstring strain just 22 minutes into last Saturday`s 1-0 defeat to Carlisle and then missed training on Thursday due to illness, meaning his involvement at St Mary`s unlikely.
The striker was replaced by Dossevi, who duly went off at half-time nursing a side complaint, although he was put through his paces with his team-mates on Thursday and is expected to be okay.
Meanwhile, fellow forward Grella could make his debut having signed on loan from Leeds for the rest of the season.
Defender Lescinel Jean-Francois may well return to the frame against Saints with his partner now having given birth to their child.
But striker Vincent Pericard (knee), winger Alan O'Brien (hamstring) and defender Milan Misun (knee) continue to miss out.
Saints prosper to leave Robins flapping
Two goals in a minute from Rickie Lambert and Radhi Jaidi helped clinch a 4-1 victory which sunk lowly Swindon deeper into relegation trouble and Saints closer to the automatic promotion spots.
The home side almost took the lead after 10 minutes when Alex Chamberlain jinked in and out of defenders and riffled a shot which came off the inside of a post and away to safety.
Moments later, though, they did break the deadlock when Guly played in winger Adam Lallana and he slotted home from inside the six-yard box.
Saints nearly doubled their advantage when Guly again hit a post from a Dan Harding cross and no-one could tap in the rebound.
Eight minutes into the second period and Matt Ritchie cut inside the box and fired past Kelvin Davis to put Swindon level.
But Saints restored their lead on the hour mark when Harding put in a delicious ball for in-form Lambert to nod in.
And just seconds later Lallana played a corner short to Chamberlain who clipped in a ball to the far post which Jaidi headed into the top corner to hand the home side breathing space.
Substitute Lee Barnard then rounded Swindon's David Lucas in injury time to coolly slot in the fourth.
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