Team news | Stoke City v Swansea City

8th February 2022
First team
Jay Fulton

Swansea City boss Russell Martin has made three changes for tonight’s Championship meeting with Stoke at the bet365 Stadium.

Ryan Bennett, Jay Fulton and Korey Smith come into the XI as the suspended Ryan Manning misses out, while Jamie Paterson and Joel Piroe drop to the bench.

Andy Fisher continues between the sticks for the visitors, with Bennett joining Flynn Downes and Ben Cabango in the three-man backline.

Cyrus Christie and Hannes Wolf will be the wing-backs, with Fulton lining up alongside skipper Matt Grimes in midfield.

Olivier Ntcham and Korey Smith will provide support to Michael Obafemi in attack.

Stoke, meanwhile, include former Swans Joe Allen and Ben Wilmot in their starting line-up.

Stoke City: Joe Bursik; Ben Wilmot, Phil Jagielka, Taylor Harwood-Bellis, Josh Tymon; Joe Allen (captain), Nick Powell, Lewis Baker; Tyrese Campbell, Jacob Brown, Jaden Philogene-Bidace.

Substitutes: Jack Bonham, Tommy Smith, Liam Moore, Sam Clucas, Steven Fletcher, D'Margio Wright-Phillips, Josh Maja.

Swansea City: Andy Fisher; Ryan Bennett, Flynn Downes, Ben Cabango; Cyrus Christie, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Hannes Wolf; Korey Smith, Olivier Ntcham; Michael Obafemi.

Substitutes: Ben Hamer, Jamie Paterson, Kyle Joseph, Joel Piroe, Yan Dhanda, Joel Latibeaudiere, Finley Burns.