Team news | Swansea City v Reading

18th October 2022
First team
Harry Darling - clapping fans

Swansea City head coach Russell Martin makes three changes to his starting line-up for this evening’s Championship clash with Reading.

Harry Darling, Luke Cundle and Ollie Cooper all come into the team following the defeat against Burnley at the weekend.

Kyle Naughton and Olivier Ntcham drop to the bench, while Joel Piroe misses out through suspension.

Ryan Manning misses out through injury, while Joe Allen and Jamie Paterson remain sidelined.

Steven Benda continues in goal, with Darling joining Nathan Wood and Ben Cabango – with the latter making his 100th league appearance for the Swans – in the home defence.

Joel Latibeaudiere and Matty Sorinola are the two wing-backs, with skipper Matt Grimes and Jay Fulton in midfield.

Cundle and Ollie Cooper will provide support to Michael Obafemi in attack.

Swansea City: Steven Benda; Nathan Wood, Harry Darling, Ben Cabango; Joel Latibeaudiere, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Matty Sorinola; Luke Cundle, Ollie Cooper; Michael Obafemi.

Substitutes: Andy Fisher, Olivier Ntcham, Liam Cullen, Armstrong Oko-Flex, Fin Stevens, Kyle Naughton, Josh Thomas.

Reading: Joe Lumley, Tom Holmes, Tom McIntyre, Jeff Hendrick, Tom Ince, Yakou Meite, Andy Yiadom (captain), Tyrese Fornah, Mamadou Loum, Junior Hoilett, Amadou Mbengue.

Substitutes: Dean Bouzanis, Andy Carroll, Shane Long, Lucas Joao, Baba Rehman, Ovie Ejaria, Nesta Guinness-Walker.