Team news | Swansea City v Preston

5th April 2021
First team
Blackburn away Ben Cabango

Swansea City head coach Steve Cooper makes four changes and switches formation for this afternoon’s fixture against Preston North End.

Ben Cabango, Ryan Manning, Conor Hourihane and Morgan Whittaker come into the side, as Ryan Bennett, Jake Bidwell, Korey Smith and Kyle Naughton all drop to the bench.

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The Swans line-up with a four-man defence as Freddie Woodman continues in goal, with Cabango pairing up with Marc Guehi in the centre, with Connor Roberts and Manning at full-back.

Captain Matt Grimes joins Jay Fulton and Hourihane in midfield as the Republic of Ireland international returns from a hamstring injury.

Jamal Lowe and Whittaker will operate either side of Andre Ayew in attack.

Swansea City: Freddie Woodman; Connor Roberts, Ben Cabango, Marc Guehi, Ryan Manning; Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Conor Hourihane; Jamal Lowe, Andre Ayew, Morgan Whittaker.

Substitutes: Ben Hamer, Ryan Bennett, Korey Smith, Wayne Routledge, Yan Dhanda, Joel Latibeaudiere, Jake Bidwell, Kyle Naughton, Ollie Cooper.

Preston: Daniel Iversen, Sepp van der Berg, Liam Lindsay, Jordan Storey, Andrew Hughes, Ben Whiteman, Ryan Ledson (captain), Emil Riis, Ched Evans, Tom Barkhuizen, Brad Potts.

Substitutes: Mathew Hudson, Tom Bayliss, Louis Moult, Paul Gallagher, Jayson Molumby, Paul Huntington, Scott Sinclair, Lewis Coulton, Billy Bodin.