Team news | Swansea City v Barnsley

22nd May 2021
First team
Reading away Wayne Routledge

Wayne Routledge comes into the Swansea City starting line-up in the sole change to Steve Cooper’s side for the second leg of the play-off semi-final against Barnsley at the Liberty Stadium.

Head coach Cooper brings the experience of Routledge into his XI as Liam Cullen drops to the substitutes bench.

The hosts are otherwise unchanged from the squad that secured a 1-0 victory in Monday’s first leg at Oakwell.

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Freddie Woodman continues in goal after his fine display in Yorkshire, with Kyle Naughton, Ben Cabango, Marc Guehi and Jake Bidwell making up the back four.

Skipper Matt Grimes is once again joined by Conor Hourihane and Jay Fulton in the middle of the part.

Routledge comes into the front three, where he will link up with Jamal Lowe and first-leg matchwinner Andre Ayew.

The visitors, meanwhile, make two changes as Carlton Morris and Victor Adeboyejo come in for Dominik Frieser and Daryl Dike respectively.

Swansea City: Freddie Woodman; Kyle Naughton, Ben Cabango, Marc Guehi, Jake Bidwell; Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Conor Hourihane; Wayne Routledge, Andre Ayew, Jamal Lowe.

Substitutes: Ben Hamer, Connor Roberts, Ryan Manning, Ryan Bennett, Joel Latibueadiere, Korey Smith, Yan Dhanda, Morgan Whittaker, Liam Cullen.

Barnsley: Brad Collins; Toby Sibbick, Mads Andersen, Michal Helik; Callum Brittain, Romal Palmer, Alex Mowatt (captain), Callum Styles; Carlton Morris, Cauley Woodrow, Victor Adeboyejo.

Substitutes: Jack Walton, Jordan Williams, Liam Kitching, Daryl Dike, Conor Chaplin, Aapo Halme, Michael Sollbauer, Dominik Frieser, Jasper Moon. 

Referee: John Brooks