I'm always dubious when a coach who is fantastic on the training ground becomes a manager and sends out a team containing limited players to play patient, possession-based football.
Putting the ball in the back of the net has clearly been the Swans' main weakness, with their tally of 27 goals from 36 matches the joint lowest in the league along with Huddersfield. The loss was the Swans third in a row and third game they failed to score a goal.
West Brom's 1-0 home victory over fourth-placed Tottenham on Saturday lifted them off the bottom of table for the first time since January, but the celebrations were short-lived. Jordan Ayew leads the club with seven goals but has only scored once in the last four games.
However, Mark Hughes side have won just once in their last ten league matches.
Southampton instead stayed at the Vale of Glamorgan which will increase their travel time for tonight's game. The Saints will rely on Charlie Austin and Dusan Tadic to push the attack.
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All told, the Sharks scored 14 goals to the Golden Knights' 22, and that only tells one small part of the story. Kane was suspended for Game 2 for his cross check to the face of Pierre-Edouard Bellemare in the series opener.
A 50 million pounds ($67.6 million) incentive is potentially at stake for the winners because three points, while not guaranteeing riches from another year in the lucrative Premier League, could prove decisive in securing safety.
A result for Swansea this evening would ease their worries of a return to the Championship - a galling prospect for fans after Cardiff City sealed promotion on Sunday - particularly if Chelsea beat Huddersfield Town tomorrow night.
A Southampton source told the Mail: "As far as we are concerned, there is no proof that there is a problem with the hotel".
The Sky Sports app, available to download on iOS and Android devices, will also be providing live text coverage and updates.
Any hope of taking their fight for survival to the final weekend of the season was snuffed out at Swansea's Liberty Stadium on Tuesday.
Swansea then play host to already-relegated Stoke City on the final day of the season, while the Saints are at home to champions Manchester City.