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  • Date:03 May 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
  • Attendance:20,682
Goal!

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The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

89:37

Jose Fonte manages to make a clearance.

89:19

Dejan Lovren makes a clearance.

85:33

Harrison Reed comes on in place of Jack Cork.

83:33

Victor Wanyama restarts play with the free kick.

81:36

Foul by Marvin Emnes on Jose Fonte, free kick awarded.

80:43

Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

79:45

Clearance made by Neil Taylor.

79:20

Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot.

77:28

Sam Gallagher goes off and James Ward-Prowse comes on.

76:52

Neil Taylor on for Dwight Tiendalli.

76:44

Marvin Emnes replaces Pablo Hernandez.

73:12

Shot by Jonjo Shelvey went wide of the left-hand upright.

73:07

Corner from the left by-line taken by Pablo Hernandez.

71:44

Clearance made by Ashley Williams.

71:14

Jordi Amat makes a clearance.

71:13

Free kick taken by Dejan Lovren.

70:57

Wilfried Bony gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgan Schneiderlin.

70:46

Clearance by Ashley Williams.

67:43

Morgan Schneiderlin has an effort at goal. Michel Vorm makes a block.

65:42

Nathan Dyer joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jonathan de Guzman.

65:13

Shot by Steven Davis went over the crossbar.

64:17

Pablo Hernandez has an effort at goal. Blocked by Nathaniel Clyne.

63:31

Corner taken by Ben Davies.

62:02

Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

61:44

Rickie Lambert joins the action as a substitute, replacing Adam Lallana.

60:32

The ball is delivered by Luke Shaw.

59:16

Strike on goal comes in from Jonjo Shelvey from the free kick. Artur Boruc safely holds on.

58:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pablo Hernandez by Jose Fonte.

58:00

Dejan Lovren takes the free kick.

57:46

Wilfried Bony gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luke Shaw.

57:08

Clearance made by Ashley Williams.

56:22

Pablo Hernandez crosses the ball in from the free kick.

55:45

Luke Shaw gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wayne Routledge.

55:17

Dejan Lovren manages to make a clearance.

54:38

Jonathan de Guzman makes a clearance.

53:35

Steven Davis sends in a cross.

52:12

Victor Wanyama takes the free kick.

51:59

The ball is crossed by Nathaniel Clyne.

51:06

Foul by Dwight Tiendalli on Morgan Schneiderlin, free kick awarded.

50:57

Wayne Routledge crosses the ball.

50:08

Header by Ashley Williams misses left.

50:04

Corner taken by Ben Davies.

49:23

Dejan Lovren makes a clearance.

48:35

Wilfried Bony fouled by Dejan Lovren, the ref awards a free kick.

47:31

Ben Davies fouled by Jose Fonte, the ref awards a free kick.

47:18

Wilfried Bony manages to make a clearance.

46:42

The ball is sent over by Luke Shaw.

45:41

Shot by Adam Lallana. Michel Vorm makes a block.

The second half begins.

43:36

Jordi Amat restarts play with the free kick.

The half-time whistle blows.

43:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Shaw on Jonathan de Guzman.

42:58

Clearance by Ashley Williams.

42:56

The ball is crossed by Nathaniel Clyne.

42:10

The ball is sent over by Pablo Hernandez.

40:40

Morgan Schneiderlin has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

40:36

Corner from the taken by Steven Davis.

38:33

The referee blows for offside.

38:12

Clearance by Jonjo Shelvey.

37:18

Jack Cork takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Ashley Williams gets a block in.

36:44

Jose Fonte takes the free kick.

36:26

The offside flag is raised against Wilfried Bony.

34:32

Jack Cork takes a shot. Michel Vorm blocks the ball.

34:19

The ball is sent over by Nathaniel Clyne.

32:58

Header by Sam Gallagher goes harmlessly over the bar.

31:32

Free kick crossed by Steven Davis.

31:00

Unfair challenge on Sam Gallagher by Ben Davies results in a free kick.

29:04

Victor Wanyama takes a shot. Blocked by Jonathan de Guzman.

28:22

Centre by Adam Lallana.

28:12

Short corner taken by Steven Davis.

27:41

A cross is delivered by Adam Lallana.

24:29

Nathaniel Clyne fouled by Wilfried Bony, the ref awards a free kick.

24:03

Luke Shaw sends in a cross.

22:53

Clearance by Jose Fonte.

21:49

Unfair challenge on Adam Lallana by Jonathan de Guzman results in a free kick.

21:03

Luke Shaw fouled by Jonathan de Guzman, the ref awards a free kick.

19:02

Dejan Lovren fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick over the bar.

18:07

Foul by Jordi Amat on Sam Gallagher, free kick awarded.

15:36

Luke Shaw makes a clearance.

14:27

Centre by Luke Shaw.

11:35

Jack Cork takes a shot. Blocked by Wilfried Bony.

11:01

Dwight Tiendalli challenges Luke Shaw unfairly and gives away a free kick.

9:30

Shot by Luke Shaw. Ashley Williams gets a block in.

9:29

Dwight Tiendalli manages to make a clearance.

8:46

Clearance by Victor Wanyama.

7:30

The ball is crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

7:00

Header by Wilfried Bony goes to the left of the goal.

6:57

Centre by Ben Davies.

4:39

Jonathan de Guzman takes a shot and cleared the bar.

4:37

Pablo Hernandez has an effort at goal. Parried by Artur Boruc back into danger.

3:42

Jordi Amat makes a clearance.

The game kicks-off.

Match Preview

Monk happy to have survived 'scare' Garry Monk readily accepts that Swansea have suffered a "scare" in the Barclays Premier League this season. The Swans go into their final home game of the campaign against Southampton on Saturday, knowing they are safe from relegation worries. But they only left the danger zone behind them after posting successive victories against Newcastle and Aston Villa last month. "It is a season we have learnt loads from," Swansea head coach Monk said. "You need to go through tough times to improve as players and as a club, to have that scare that we have had over recent months. "It is important that we learn from it. A lot of the players had never experienced relegation troubles and the pressure that comes with it. It is a totally different pressure to playing where we have been in recent years. "That will stand them and the club in really good stead. I think the club has had a scare this season, there is no two ways about it. It is something we've not had for 10 years." A 4-1 demolition of Villa ensured Swansea's top-flight status for another campaign, and while Monk must now wait to see if he will gain board level approval as Michael Laudrup's long-term managerial successor, it is a case of mission accomplished with regard to staying up. "You can just see the cloud lifted, not just with the players and the staff, but around the city. I think everyone has got smiles on their faces," he added. "We realise there are still two games to go, that there is a job to do, and we want to break that 40-point barrier. "For the standards that we've set, we want better. The way we have progressed over the last 10 years, the expectation level is much higher than what we are right now. "If we can break that 40-point barrier now - the so-called special total - that's the aim. "It has been a very long season. If you are a neutral, it has probably been the best season in the Premier League's history. With bizarre results here and there and different situations on and off the field, it has made for good viewing. "It's been a very long season. Ultimately, I don't think disappointing is the right term, but football changes so quickly. "The two results we've just had changes the whole complexion, but if we can finish in the 40 points bracket then it would be hard to say it has been disappointing. "All I care about is that the team does as well as possible and you get the maximum out of every single player." Mauricio Pochettino has been proud of Southampton's performances on the road this season and wants an equally expressive display from his players as they look to break the club's record Premier League points haul at Swansea. Eighth place is all-but assured with two matches remaining of what has been a fine second campaign back in the top-flight for the St Mary's club. The season ends with a home match against Manchester United and first up is a trip to south Wales to take on Garry Monk's side, who will be wary of Southampton's impressive away record. Saints' six victories on the road already surpassed the club's previous best and a positive result would see Pochettino's men set a new record return from a 38-game campaign, having levelled the 52-point record last weekend. "I think we've done very well playing away from home," Saints boss Pochettino said. "We've actually achieved a record number of victories that we've achieved away and the most important thing overall is that we've played well away and played in the same way. "I think we've played with personality, we've played with a lot of maturity when playing both at home and away. "We've played in the same way and that's something that should be highlighted because the team has shown both away and at home a maturity, and we're a team that can play with personality. "There were many good games over the course of the entire season. "I would say for example in the games against Liverpool, Manchester United, Fulham, and Hull. "We've achieved many good results, but I would choose the game against Crystal Palace as the best because we showed a lot of character in that match, a lot of maturity a lot of personality." Saints were 2-0 victors in the reverse fixture in October, although to complete the double they will have to win in Swansea for the first time since 1962. Southampton will travel to south Wales without Gaston Ramirez, Maya Yoshida and Kelvin Davis. Top-scorer Jay Rodriguez is also out injured, while Saints need to assess the fitness of Morgan Schneiderlin and Rickie Lambert.

Formation:4231Manager: Garry Monk

Swansea

Formation: 451Manager: Mauricio Pochettino

Southampton

  • Michel Vorm
  • Dwight Tiendalli
  • Jordi Amat
  • Ashley Williams
  • Ben Davies
  • Leon Britton
  • Jonjo Shelvey
  • Jonathan de Guzman
  • Pablo Hernandez
  • Wayne Routledge
  • Wilfried Bony
  • SUBS
  • Neil Taylor
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Gerhard Tremmel
  • Alvaro Vazquez
  • Kyle Bartley
  • Jay Fulton
  • Marvin Emnes

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWLLWW
  • Swansea
  • VS
  • Southampton
  • LWLLDW

Last Meetings

  • Southampton
  • 2 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 06/10/2013
  • Swansea
  • 0 - 0
  • Southampton
  • 20/04/2013
  • Southampton
  • 1 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 10/11/2012
  • Southampton
  • 2 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 05/03/1983
  • Swansea
  • 3 - 2
  • Southampton
  • 23/10/1982
  • Swansea
  • 1 - 0
  • Southampton
  • 13/04/1982

Top Scorers

Swansea

  • W Bony 11
  • J Shelvey 6
  • N Dyer 5
  • J de Guzman 4
  • W Routledge 2
  • R Lamah 2
  • P Hernandez 2
  • Chico 2
  • MP Michu 2
  • B Davies 2
  • A Williams 1

Southampton

  • J Rodriguez 15
  • A Lallana 9
  • R Lambert 8
  • JM Fonte 3
  • S Davis 2
  • M Schneiderlin 2
  • D Lovren 2
  • M Yoshida 1
  • G Ramirez 1
  • S Gallagher 1

Goals

Swansea

    • Total goals 103
    • Goals per game 51
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Southampton

    • Total goals 104
    • Goals per game 52
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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