Team news | Swansea City v Peterborough United

30th October 2021
First team
Jake Bidwell West Brom home 2

Jake Bidwell returns to the Swansea City starting line-up as Russell Martin makes one change for the clash with Peterborough United.

Bidwell starts as the left-sided wing-back, taking the place of Joel Latibeaudiere in the sole alteration from the defeat at Birmingham.

Midfielder Flynn Downes is fit enough for a place on the bench after missing the St Andrew's fixture with a tight hamstring.

Ben Hamer continues in goal, behind a three-man defence of Ryan Bennett, Kyle Naughton and Ryan Manning.

Bidwell and Ethan Laird are the wing-backs, with skipper Matt Grimes being joined by Korey Smith in a deep midfield role.

Jamie Paterson and Olivier Ntcham will provide support to striker and top scorer Joel Piroe.

The visitors include former Swans keeper David Cornell in their starting line-up.

Swansea City: Ben Hamer; Ryan Bennett, Kyle Naughton, Ryan Manning; Ethan Laird, Korey Smith, Matt Grimes (captain), Jake Bidwell; Jamie Paterson; Olivier Ntcham; Joel Piroe.

Substitutes: Steven Benda, Flynn Downes, Ben Cabango, Michael Obafemi, Morgan Whittaker, Liam Cullen, Joel Latibeaudiere.

Peterborough United: David Cornell, Ronnie Edwards, Nathan Thompson, Mark Beevers (captain), Samuel Szmodics, Jack Taylor, Siriki Dembele, Jorge Grant, Harrison Burrows, Oliver Norburn, Idris Kanu.

Substitutes: William Blackmore, Daniel Butler, Frankie Kent, Jonson Clarke-Harris, Joshua Knight, Conor Coventry, Joseph Ward.

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