Team news | Cardiff City v Swansea City

2nd April
First team
Jamie Paterson

Swansea City head coach Russell Martin makes three changes for the south Wales derby against Cardiff City.

Joel Latibeaudiere, Flynn Downes and Jamie Paterson come into the side in place of Finley Burns, Korey Smith and Olivier Ntcham.

Latibeaudiere enjoyed a fine second-half performance against Birmingham last time out, while Downes and Paterson are back from injury.

Andy Fisher continues in goal, with Latibeuadiere joining Kyle Naughton and Ben Cabango in a three-man backline for his first start since the middle of February.

Cyrus Christie and Hannes Wolf make their derby debuts in the wing-back positions, with skipper Matt Grimes and Flynn Downes paired together in midfield.

Paterson and Joel Piroe will provide support for the in-form Michael Obafemi in attack.

The hosts are unchanged from their victory over Stoke before the international break.

Cardiff City: Alex Smithies; Perry Ng, Aden Flint, Mark McGuinness; Cody Drameh, Tommy Doyle, Joe Ralls (captain), Ryan Wintle, Joel Bagan; Mark Harris, Jordan Hugill.

Substitutes: Dillon Phillips, Will Vaulks, Uche Ikpeazu, Curtis Nelson, Alfie Doughty,. Rubin Colwill, Isaak Davies.

Swansea City: Andy Fisher; Joel Latibeaudiere, Kyle Naughton, Ben Cabango; Cyrus Christie, Flynn Downes, Matt Grimes (captain), Hannes Wolf; Joel Piroe, Jamie Paterson; Michael Obafemi.

Substitutes: Ben Hamer, Jay Fulton, Korey Smith, Finley Burns, Kyle Joseph, Nathanael Ogbeta, Cameron Congreve.

Referee: Josh Smith