Date/time: 31/01/2017, 19:45 (UK), 14:45 ET, 11:45 PT (USA)
Venue: Liberty Stadium, Swansea, UK
Streaming: None (UK), NBC (USA)
Radio: BBC Radio Solent (UK)
If there is one thing Southampton are consistent with, it would be inconsistency.
Saints' spectacular 2-0 aggregate win over Liverpool to reach the League Cup final provided one of the biggest highlights the fans have enjoyed in a considerable amount of time.
However, Southampton’s 5-0 home thrashing at the hands of Arsenal instantly brought those jubilant supporters crashing back down to earth despite the weakened team put on the pitch.
Claude Puel will hope his rested Saints will come up with the goods on Tuesday evening after suffering such an indignant loss to crash out of the FA Cup.
He is missing the likes of Virgil van Dijk, Jay Rodriguez and James Ward-Prowse—with the latter two picking up injuries in that stirring win at Anfield, while the former was forced off the pitch in Saints' 3-0 home win against Leicester City.
Swansea's new signing Luciano Narsingh is expected to make his Premier League debut on Tuesday evening. Meanwhile, Ki Sung-yueng returns to the bench after recovering from a calf injury.
Stats Zone (via BBC Sport):
Swansea have only won one of the nine Premier League meetings (D2, L6), scoring just three goals in total.
The last three meetings at Swansea have all ended 1-0 to the Saints.
Southampton also won this season's corresponding fixture 1-0 on 18 September - Claude Puel's first victory in charge.
Swansea have won two of their last three league matches and could record consecutive Premier League victories for the first time this season.
They have suffered three successive league defeats at the Liberty Stadium - they have never lost four consecutive top-flight home matches.
The Swans have conceded at least three goals in five of their last six league home games.
Home and away, they have conceded 29 goals in their last 10 Premier League fixtures - more than Southampton have in their last 24 fixtures.
Southampton ended a four-game Premier League losing run with their 3-0 win over Leicester.
Saints have only won one of their last eight away league games (D3, L4).
They have failed to score in four of their last five away matches in the Premier League.
Claude Puel's side have lost a Premier League-high four matches after scoring the first goal this season.
Bet 365: Swansea: 23/10 - Draw: 12/5 - Southampton: 27/20
Bet Victor: Swansea: 9/4 - Draw: 12/5 - Southampton: 11/8
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