Team news | Sunderland v Swansea City

14th January 2023
First team
Harry Darling

Harry Darling returns to the Swansea City starting line-up as Russell Martin makes one change to his side for this afternoon’s meeting with Sunderland.

Defender Darling comes in for Nathan Wood in the solitary alteration from the team that started the FA Cup draw at Bristol City.

Steven Benda continues in goal, while Darling joins Ben Cabango, Joel Latibeaudiere and Ryan Manning in the Swansea defence.

Captain Matt Grimes, Jay Fulton and Joe Allen all line up together in midfield, with Ollie Cooper set to operate ahead of them.

Liam Cullen and Joel Piroe lead the line for the visitors at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland: Anthony Patterson, Corry Evans (captain), Daniel Ballard, Patrick Roberts, Ross Stewart, Trai Hume, Jack Clarke, Daniel Neil, Luke O'Nien, Lynden Gooch, Amad Diallo.

Substitutes: Alex Bass, Bailey Wright, Danny Batth, Abdoullah Ra, Leon Dajaku, Jewison Bennette, Edouard Michut. 

Swansea City: Steven Benda; Joel Latibeaudiere, Ben Cabango, Harry Darling, Ryan Manning; Jay Fulton, Joe Allen, Matt Grimes (captain), Ollie Cooper; Liam Cullen, Joel Piroe.

Substitutes: Andy Fisher, Olivier Ntcham, Luke Cundle, Nathan Wood, Kyle Naughton, Matty Sorinola, Cameron Congreve.