Team news | Queens Park Rangers v Swansea City

5th January 2020
First team
Brandon Cooper

Brandon Cooper makes his second senior appearance for Swansea City as one of 10 changes made by Steve Cooper for the FA Cup third-round tie at QPR.

Defender Cooper – who made his debut against Crystal Palace in the Carabao Cup last season - partners Jake Bidwell in the heart of the Swans defence with Mike van der Hoorn and Ben Wilmot unavailable.

Connor Roberts is the only player who started the win over Charlton to be included in the starting line-up for Sunday’s clash at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium, while Nathan Dyer skippers the side.

Kristoffer Nordfeldt starts in goal, with Roberts, Cooper, Bidwell and Declan John making up the back four.

Jay Fulton and Tom Carroll are paired together in midfield, with a trio of Dyer, Barrie McKay and Kristoffer Peterson operating ahead of them.

Aldo Kalulu is asked to lead the line for the visitors, while the hosts make six changes from their New Year's Day victory over Cardiff City.

Queens Park Rangers: Liam Kelly, Todd Kane, Lee Wallace (captain), Geoff Cameron, Marc Pugh, Jordan Hugill, Josh Scowen, Dominic Ball, Ilias Chair, Bright Osayi-Samuel, Conor Masterson.

Substitutes: Grant Hall, Matt Smith, Olamide Shadipo, Nahki Wells, Dillon Barnes. Deshane Dalling, Joe Gubbins.

Swansea City: Kristoffer Nordfeldt; Connor Roberts, Brandon Cooper, Jake Bidwell, Declan John; Jay Fulton, Tom Carroll; Nathan Dyer (captain), Barrie McKay, Kristoffer Peterson; Aldo Kalulu.

Substitutes: Erwin Mulder, Ben Cabango, Kyle Naughton, George Byers, Yan Dhanda, Bersant Celina, Borja Baston.