Southampton upset after hotel reservation cancelled ahead of Swansea clash

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09 May, 2018

They are two points off safety, so need a win in their final game and one of either Swansea or Southampton to pick up a maximum of one more point this season.

11 - the number of points Moore has won in his five Premier League games in charge, compared to eight in 18 matches under Alan Pardew and 10 from 12 under Tony Pulis.

Swansea have obviously done all they can to disrupt Southampton's plan. The Baggies would also require a four-goal swing with Saints.

However, Saints could take encouragement from Huddersfield's draw with Pep Guardiola's men last weekend, while playing with freedom might make Stoke more risky to Swansea than the table appears. A game with huge ramifications on which side could be playing in the Championship next season.

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Then, things got even worse for Southampton on the day of the match. As ever you can watch this crunch Premier league encounter via beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

Swansea are 18th, just behind Southampton who are ahead on goal differential.

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Swansea are 9/4 to defeat Southampton on Tuesday and are 8/1 to do so by a 1-0 scoreline, with the home side 12/5 to keep a clean sheet.

Swansea: Lukasz Fabianski 6, Kyle Naughton 6, Federico Fernandez 6, Alfie Mawson 7, Connor Roberts 6, Sung-Yeung Ki 6, Andy King 6, Sam Clucas 6, Martin Olsson 6, Andre Ayew 7, Jordan Ayew 8.

As for Southampton, they were seconds away from beating Everton at the weekend, a victory which would have put some daylight between them and their relegation rivals.

Darren Moore's side needed a draw between the Saints and Swans in south Wales to take West Brom's fight to avoid relegation into the final day of the season on Sunday.

"But it is still very much in our hands and very quickly we will get this out of our system and go again".

In team news, Maya Yoshida will be absent through suspension and the Saints are to be without midfielders Steven Davis & Mario Lemina with injuries.

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