Team news | Middlesbrough v Swansea City

2nd December 2020
First team
Kasey Palmer

Swansea City head coach Steve Cooper has made three changes for tonight’s Championship game at Middlesbrough (7pm).

Ben Cabango, Ryan Manning and Kasey Palmer all start as Kyle Naughton, Jake Bidwell and Matt Grimes drop to the bench following Sunday’s win at Nottingham Forest.

Freddie Woodman starts in goal, with Cabango joining Ryan Bennett and Marc Guehi in the Swansea defence.

Connor Roberts and Manning are the wing-backs, while Jay Fulton and Korey Smith are paired together in midfield.

Palmer is handed the number 10 role, while Andre Ayew skippers the side and partners Jamal Lowe in attack.

Swansea City: Freddie Woodman; Ben Cabango, Ryan Bennett, Marc Guehi; Connor Roberts, Korey Smith, Jay Fulton, Ryan Manning; Kasey Palmer; Andre Ayew (captain), Jamal Lowe.

Substitutes: Steven Benda, Kyle Naughton, Jake Bidwell, Matt Grimes, Yan Dhanda, Wayne Routledge, Jordon Garrick, Viktor Gyokeres, Liam Cullen.

Middlesbrough: Marcus Bettinelli, Djed Spence, Dael Fry, Paddy McNair, Marc Bola, Sam Morsy, Jonny Howson, Marcus Tavernier, Marvin Johnson, Duncan Watmore, Chuba Akpom. 

Substitutes: Dejan Stojanovic, Nathan Wood, Hayden Coulson, Lewis Wing, George Saville, Isaiah Jones, Sam Folarin, Patrick Roberts, Britt Assombalonga.