Team news | Sheffield United v Swansea City

19th February 2022
First team
Huddersfield Town away Joel Latibeaudiere

Swansea City head coach Russell Martin makes two changes to his side for this afternoon’s meeting with Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

Joel Latibeaudiere and Olivier Ntcham are the two players brought into the starting XI, in places of Hannes Wolf and Michael Obafemi.

Wolf misses out through a hamstring injury, while Obafemi drops to the bench as the Swans front three is reshuffled.

Andy Fisher continues in goal, with the back three of Finley Burns, Ben Cabango and Ryan Manning unchanged from the win over Bristol City.

Cyrus Christie and Latibeaudiere are the wing-backs, while Flynn Downes and skipper Matt Grimes are paired together in midfield.

Ntcham joins Jamie Paterson in providing support to top scorer Joel Piroe in the final third.

The hosts have a number of former Swans in their matchday squads, with Morgan Gibbs-White and Rhys Norrington-Davies starting, while Oli McBurnie and Conor Hourihane are among the substitutes.

Sheffield United: Wes Foderingham, George Baldock, John Fleck, Chris Basham, Sander Berge, Billy Sharp (captain), John Egan, Oliver Norwood, Jack Robinson, Morgan Gibbs-White, Rhys Norrington-Davies.

Substitutes: Adam Davies, Oli McBurnie, Ben Davies, Conor Hourihane, Charlie Goode, Iliman Ndiaye, Daniel Jebbison.

Swansea City: Andy Fisher; Finley Burns, Ben Cabango, Ryan Manning; Cyrus Christie, Flynn Downes, Matt Grimes (captain), Joel Latibeaudiere; Olivier Ntcham, Jamie Paterson, Joel Piroe.

Substitutes: Ben Hamer, Ryan Bennett, Jay Fulton, Korey Smith, Michael Obafemi, Kyle Joseph, Yan Dhanda.

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