In what has been described as a relegation six-pointer in the Premier League, struggling Swansea City take on a rejuvenated Sunderland at Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
The Swans appear to still be coming to terms with life under new manager Bob Bradley, and have conceded goals at an alarming rate since the American took charge.
In the seven matches he has held the reins, City have let in 20 goals and are coming off a 5-0 hiding by Tottenham Hotspur in their last league fixture.
Bradley is aware of the challenge his club faces against the Black Cats. He told the BBC: "We all know how big this match is, our version of a cup final. We've had a few of those already, but it feels like the biggest one."
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Meanwhile, visitors Sunderland appear to be turning the corner under David Moyes after picking up three wins in their last five matches. However, the Scotsman is not allowing complacency to set in.
He said: "At the moment we've not won enough games but I've been saying for a few weeks…win one, win two, win three (and) now let's win four."
In team news, the home side are without Ki Sung-yueng and Federico Fernandez with broken toes. With that said, Fernando Llorente could return after missing out on the 5-0 loss to the Lilywhites.
Meanwhile, Duncan Watmore is out for the season with a knee injury for Sunderland. In addition, Fabio Borini, Jason Denayer and Steven Pienaar are all expected to return from injury and concussion for the outing.