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Swansea City 0 Southampton 1 – five talking points

1. Francesco Guidolin changed the shape.Swansea City’s head coach shifted from the midfield diamond employed in recent weeks when Southampton visited. Despite returning to fitness, Ki Sung-Yueng was left on the bench, with Andre Ayew and Wayne Routledge operating on either flank and Alberto Paloschi leading the line.2.

Swansea City boss Francesco Guidolin: I would not be here if we…

FRANCESCO Guidolin pointed out that he would not be Swansea City boss if the club were not in trouble after grim home defeat by Southampton.Swansea produced their poorest display under Guidolin’s guidance as Shane Long’s second-half header condemned the Italian to his first loss in English football.There was more bad news for Swansea as Sunderland and West Brom won against Manchester United and Everton respectively, while Norwich City claimed a draw against West Ham which means the gap between…

Swansea City beaten by Southampton at the Liberty

SWANSEA City were plunged right back in the relegation mire after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Southampton at the Liberty. Saints struck in the 70 th minute, the ball scrambling under a flailing Lukasz Fabianski following a Shane Long header. Norwich’s draw with West Ham means Swansea are now only three points above the drop zone, while Sunderland beat Manchester United to gain ground on Francesco Guidolin’s men

Swansea City v Southampton: Matchday LIVE coverage

SWANSEA City look to move further away from relegation danger when they host Southampton this weekend.Follow our live coverage below, along with our preview, team news, and results elsewhere. You can also view galleries and match reports, rate the players, and take part in our quiz! Scores: Sunderland 2-1 Man Utd FT Bournemouth 0-1 Stoke HT Crystal Palace 1-1 Watford HT Everton 0-1 West Brom HT Norwich 0-0 West Ham HT Swansea 0-0 Southampton HT The teams: Swansea: Fabianski, Rangel,…

Sunderland view from the oppo: Defo, Adam Johnson & relegation

#leftcontainerBox float:left; position: fixed; top: 60%; left: 70px; #leftcontainerBox .buttons float:left; clear:both; margin:4px 4px 4px 4px; padding-bottom:2px; #bottomcontainerBox height: 30px; width:50%; padding-top:1px; #bottomcontainerBox .buttons float:left; height: 30px; margin:4px 4px 4px 4px; Jack Rodwell scores in the 1-1 draw against Manchester United last season Following the 1-1 draw with Chelsea, United fans will be looking for much of the same as the performance was much better against the league champions than in the abysmal display against Southampton. United travel to second from bottom Sunderland today six points […] The post Sunderland view from the oppo: Defo, Adam Johnson & relegation appeared first on Stretty Rant.

Swansea City new recruit Leroy Fer thinks team are moving in…

NEW recruit Leroy Fer reckons Swansea City are moving in the right direction ahead of this weekend’s meeting with in-form Southampton. Fer is yet to make his Swansea debut having arrived on loan from Queens Park Rangers on transfer-deadline day. The Dutch international midfielder was an unused substitute as Swansea played out a frustrating 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace last weekend.

Five Southampton dangermen Swansea City will have to watch

AFTER losing leads against West Brom and Crystal Palace, Swansea City will look to emerge with victory when Southampton visit this weekend.But Ronald Koeman’s side, who sit seventh in the table, will be a tough nut to crack given their fine recent form.Here are five Saints players the home side will have to look out for if they are to deliver a second win under Francesco Guidolin.Charlie AustinThe 26-year-old forward signed for a bargain fee of £4 million last month and marked his debut…

Swansea City: Francesco Guidolin salutes Leon Britton ahead of…

FRANCESCO Guidolin admits he has joined the Leon Britton fan club as he looks to the midfielder to make Swansea City tick against Southampton.Guidolin was aware of Britton before arriving in Wales last month.But the Swansea boss admits he has been impressed by the 33-year-old stalwart since seeing him up close. "I like him very much," Guidolin said."He is intelligent, he is a good guy and he is one of our leaders. I like him."He is not strong, but I think intelligence is the…