Team news | Swansea City v Cardiff City

20th March 2021
First team
Bournemouth away Morgan Whittaker

Morgan Whittaker makes his first Swansea City start as one of four changes for this evening’s south Wales derby.

The striker, a January signing from Derby, comes in for Jamal Lowe up top, while Marc Guehi, Jay Fulton and Jake Bidwell all return to the starting XI.

Joel Latibeaudiere, Korey Smith and Ryan Manning drop to the bench after starting at Bournemouth in midweek.

You can download today's official team sheet HERE.

Freddie Woodman is in goal, with Guehi returning from a calf injury to line-up alongside Ryan Bennett and Kyle Naughton in the Swansea defence.

Bidwell and Connor Roberts are the wing-backs, with Fulton joining skipper Matt Grimes and Conor Hourihane in midfield.

Whittaker links up with top scorer Andre Ayew in attack.

Swansea City: Freddie Woodman; Kyle Naughton, Ryan Bennett, Marc Guehi; Connor Roberts, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Conor Hourihane, Jake Bidwell; Morgan Whittaker, Andre Ayew.

Substitutes: Ben Hamer, Ryan Manning, Ben Cabango, Joel Latibeaudiere, Korey Smith, Yan Dhanda, Jamal Lowe, Wayne Routledge, Ollie Cooper.

Cardiff City: Dillon Phillips; Thomas Sang, Sean Morrison (captain), Aden Flint, Ciaron Brown; Joe Ralls, Marlon Pack, Will Vaulks, Leandro Bacuna; Harry Wilson; Kieffer Moore.

Substitutes: Alex Smithies, Josh Murphy, Jonny Williams, Max Watters, Sheyi Ojo, Mark Harris, Junior Hoilett, Rubin Colwill, Sam Bowen.