Team news | Birmingham City v Swansea City

8th November 2022
First team
Matt Grimes Cardiff

Skipper Matt Grimes returns to the Swansea City starting line-up as one of three changes made by Russell Martin for the clash with Birmingham City.

Captain Grimes is joined in the XI by Olivier Ntcham and Harry Darling, as Ollie Cooper, Michael Obafemi and Armstrong Oko-Flex drop to the bench.

Steven Benda continues in goal, with Darling joining Ben Cabango and Nathan Wood in the Swansea defence.

Ryan Manning and Joel Latibeaudiere occupy the wing-back slots, with Grimes joining Jay Fulton in midfield.

Luke Cundle and Ntcham will provide support for Joel Piroe in the final third.

Swansea City: Steven Benda; Nathan Wood, Harry Darling, Ben Cabango; Joel Latibeaudiere, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Ryan Manning; Olivier Ntcham, Luke Cundle; Joel Piroe.

Substitutes: Andy Fisher, Michael Obafemi, Jamie Paterson, Armstrong Oko-Flex, Kyle Naughton, Matty Sorinola, Ollie Cooper.


Birmingham City: John Ruddy, Maxime Colin, Auston Trusty, Dion Sanderson, Jordan Graham, Scott Hogan, Troy Deeney (captain), Juninho Bacuna, Tahith Chong, Hannibal, Emmanuel Longelo.

Substitutes: Neil Etheridge, George Friend, Lukas Jutkiewicz, Jordan James, Jobe Bellingham, George Hall, Jonathan Leko.