Saints vs Swansea Match Centre
Momentum building, says Fonte
José Fonte believes momentum is building for Southampton after two wins in a row.
Matchday Uncovered: Swansea City
Go behind the scenes of Southampton's win against Swansea City with the latest Matchday Uncovered.
Bertrand: We'll keep improving
Ryan Bertrand says Southampton will continue to improve after two victories in a row.
90 in 90: Saints 1-0 Swansea
Watch the best of the action from Southampton's 1-0 win against Swansea City.
Highlights: Saints 1-0 Swansea
Charlie Austin's goal earned Southampton a 1-0 win against Swansea City at St Mary's.
Defensive displays delight Puel
Claude Puel was pleased with Southampton's defensive display in the 1-0 win against Swansea City.
Gallery: Saints 1-0 Swansea
Check out our images from Southampton's 1-0 win against Swansea City at St Mary's.
Bertrand: We deserved the win
Ryan Bertrand felt Southampton fully deserved their win against Swansea City.
Puel thrilled with first league win
Claude Puel gives us his reaction after Southampton's win against Swansea City.
Austin wanted more against Swans
Charlie Austin's goal won it for Southampton against Swansea City, but the striker felt he could have scored more.
Puel: We had to freshen things up
After victory against Swansea City, Claude Puel explained why he made six changes to his starting line-up.
First league win delights Puel
Claude Puel thrilled as Southampton pick up their first league win of the season.
Bertrand: We had to dig deep
Ryan Bertrand gives his verdict on Southampton's win against Swansea City.
Report: Saints 1-0 Swansea
Charlie Austin comes off the bench to score his third goal in two games and earn Southampton all three points.
Opposition View: Swansea City
What does Swansea City boss Francesco Guidolin make of Southampton ahead of Sunday's game?
Stat Pack: Saints vs Swansea
We take a look at some of the key stats ahead of Southampton's clash with Swansea City.
Inside Track: Swansea City
We get the lowdown on Swansea City from journalist Mat Davies.
Austin: Now let's do it in the league
Charlie Austin has now called for Southampton to pick up their first league win after European success on Thursday.
Preview: Saints vs Swansea
Get the lowdown ahead of Southampton's game against Swansea City with our in-depth match preview.
Puel expects physical battle against Swansea
Claude Puel believes Southampton can expect a tough test against Swansea City.
Saints vs Swansea As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Austin wins it for Saints after coming off the bench.
- First Premier League win of the season.
- Two wins in four days after beating Sparta on Thursday.
- Attendance: 29,087 (1,340 Swansea supporters)
Fonte and Austin reflect on victory
Charlie Austin and José Fonte give their thoughts following Southampton's 1-0 win against Swansea City.
THURSDAY GAVE US THE CONFIDENCE WE NEEDED, BUT WE KNEW A WIN IN THE LEAGUE WAS IMPORTANT, SO WE'RE DELIGHTED.CHARLIE AUSTINSTRIKER
REPORT: Southampton 1-0 Swansea City
Read our report from St Mary's, where Charlie Austin netted the only goal of the game to seal all three points.
Saints celebrate at full time
Southampton pick up their first Premier League win of the season!
FULL TIME: Southampton 1-0 Swansea City
It's a first Premier League win of the season for Claude Puel's men. Charlie Austin was the matchwinner, coming off the bench to net his third goal in two matches and seal all three points.
Yellow Card for Kyle Naughton (Swansea City)
A booking for Kyle Naughton, as he trips Pierre-Emile Højbjerg with Southampton looking to break.
What a save from Forster!
Swansea City are so close to an equaliser, but Fraser Forster makes a stunning save low down to his right to keep the visitors at bay.
Borja González Tomás replaces Jack Cork. A final substitution for the visitors, as former Southampton man Jack Cork is replaced by Borja.
Cuco Martina replaces Dušan Tadić. He had a great game on Thursday night, and now Cuco Martina is on for Southampton. Dušan Tadić is the man to make way for Claude Puel's side.
A man in form!
Three goals in two matches for Charlie Austin! 👏
Get in there!
Here's a look at the moment in which Charlie Austin opened the scoring against Swansea City.
More pressure from Southampton, as this time Steven Davis's ball into the box is flicked on by Oriol Romeu, but the midfielder's header drifts just wide of the far post.
Austin almost grabs a second!
A lovely pass from Dušan Tadić sets Charlie Austin clear, but his near-post effort is kept out by Lukasz Fabianski.
Jefferson Montero replaces Sung-yueng Ki. A second change for the visitors, as Sung-yeung Ki makes way for Jefferson Montero.
You can feel the sense of relief around St Mary's. Claude Puel's men have dominated proceedings and thoroughly deserved that goal from Charlie Austin.
AUSTIN OPENS THE SCORING!
Get in! Charlie Austin hammers the ball home from close range to give Southampton the lead against Swansea City.
Charlie Austin (64’) | Southampton 1 – 0 Swansea City
Austin hits the crossbar!
Somehow, it's still goalless at St Mary's. Nathan Redmond's delightful cross into the box finds Charlie Austin, but his effort comes back off the crossbar and is cleared away.
Romeu goes close!
A lovely corner from Dušan Tadić finds Oriol Romeu on the edge of the six-yard box, but the midfielder's header goes over the top of the crossbar.
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg replaces Jordy Clasie. A second change for Southampton, as Pierre-Emile Højbjerg is introduced in place of Jordy Clasie.
Charlie Austin replaces Shane Long. A first change for Southampton, as two-goal hero from Thursday night, Charlie Austin, replaces Shane Long.
Shane Long has the ball in the net and thinks he's handed Southampton the lead, but the flag is up for offside against Nathan Redmond, who had played the pass into Long.
So close again!
Shane Long squeezes the ball under Lukasz Fabianski and it's going towards the back of the net, but Swansea defender Jordi Amat makes a vital clearance to deny Saints.
Was this a penalty?
Shane Long went down under this challenge in the first half and instead of winning a penalty was booked by the referee!
We're back under way!
Southampton get the second half started at St Mary's. Can Claude Puel's side come away with all three points against Swansea City? COYR!
HALF TIME: Southampton 0-0 Swansea City
Claude Puel's side should be ahead, with Nathan Redmond, Shane Long and Virgil van Dijk all going close, but it remains goalless at St Mary's as we head to the interval.
Today's attendance at St Mary's is 29,087, which also includes 1,340 Swansea City supporters.
Another wonderful chance for Redmond!
It's a great opportunity for Nathan Redmond to score his second of the season following a clever pass from Dušan Tadić, but his shot flies over the bar after cutting back onto his right foot.
Chance for Redmond!
Nathan Redmond races clear and into the penalty area, but the forward's shot doesn't find the target as it flashes wide of the near post. A good opportunity for the hosts.
Here's a closer look at that chance for Virgil van Dijk, which was saved by Lukasz Fabianski.
Yellow Card for Shane Long (Southampton)
Long is the first man to go into the book as he is adjudged to have dived in the penalty area.
Ryan Bertrand has looked sharp so far. The defender is making his first home appearance of the season after featuring at Arsenal last weekend.
Van Dijk denied!
A terrific corner comes in from the left and Virgi van Dijk, who scored in this fixture last season, is there to meet it, but his effort is held by Lukasz Fabianski.
Nathan Redmond has looked lively on his return to the starting line-up for Southampton. It's still goalless though at St Mary's.
It's a good chance for Swansea, as a low cross finds striker Fernando Llorente, but José Fonte does enough to put him off and Fraser Forster is able to gather the loose ball.
Tadić's free-kick is tipped over!
Shane Long wins a free-kick for Saints and Dušan Tadić takes it, but the playmaker's effort is tipped over the bar by Lukasz Fabianski.
Another chance for the hosts! It's a good ball in from Shane Long and Steven Davis is there to meet it, but the midfielder's header is off target.
A great chance for Saints!
It's a wonderful chance for Southampton, as Shane Long's shot is spilled by Lukasz Fabianski, but Steven Davis and Dušan Tadić get in one another's way and the chance is gone!
Another chance for the visitors. Midfielder Leroy Fer collects a loose pass in the penalty area, but fires well over the top.
The game's first effort on target comes from the visitors. Kyle Naughton finds space just inside the penalty area to go for goal, but Fraser Forster makes a comfortable save.
It's been a bright start from Saints at St Mary's, with Cédric finding plenty of space down the right-hand side.
We're under way at St Mary's
Swansea City get us under way. Can Claude Puel's men pick up their first Premier League win of the season? COYR!
Saints complete warm-up ahead of Swansea
Southampton's players have gone through their paces ahead of the game against Swansea City.
Puel previews Swansea clash
Claude Puel discusses today's game against Swansea and the changes he's made to the Southampton team.
Match Preview: Southampton vs Swansea City
As we wait for kick-off at St Mary's, why not read our in-depth match preview ahead of today's game.
Three in a row?
Southampton beat Swansea City 3-1 at St Mary's last season, before a Shane Long header sealed a 1-0 victory away from home later in the campaign.
Swansea's team to face Saints
Fabianski; Naughton, Fernandez, Amat, Kingsley, Cork, Ki, Fer, Sigurdsson, Barrow, Llorente. Substitutes: Nordfeldt (GK), van der Hoorn, Rangel, Britton, Montero, Routledge, Borja.
Puel makes six changes for Swansea clash
Here's how Southampton line up for today's game against Swansea City: Forster, Cédric, Fonte (c), van Dijk, Bertrand, Clasie, Romeu, Davis, Tadić, Long, Redmond.
Cédric stars in SAINTS
Not at today's game? You can order a copy of our matchday magazine from saintsmagazines.co.uk. We've got an interview with Cédric in today's edition.
More goals for Austin?
Charlie Austin scored twice for Southampton in Thursday's win against AC Sparta Praha. Can he find the net again today against Swansea?
THEY PLAY PHYSICAL, AGGRESSIVE FOOTBALL, BUT THEY CAN ALSO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON THE PITCH.claude puelsaints manager
we must be ready to fight, because in this league to fight is the most important thing. we must improve.francesco guidolinswansea manager
The Southampton players have arrived at St Mary's ahead of today's game against Swansea City.
Puel's pre-match interview
We caught up with Claude Puel ahead of Southampton's Premier League clash with Swansea City at St Mary's.
It's matchday for Saints!
After Thursday night's memorable win against AC Sparta Praha in the UEFA Europa League, Southampton return to league action this afternoon with a game against Swansea City.
Saints vs Swansea Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
José Fonte (C)
Virgil van Dijk
Dusan TadicCuco Martina (81′)
Jordy ClasiePierre-Emile Højbjerg (54′)
Shane LongCharlie Austin (54′)
Lukasz Fabianski (GK)
Stephen KingsleyAngel Rangel (45′)
Jack Cork (C)Borja Bastón (82′)
Ki Sung-yuengJefferson Montero (66′)
Mike van der Hoorn
Saints vs Swansea Match Stats
Shots on target63