Team news | Swansea City v Sunderland

8th October 2022
First team
Joel Latibeaudiere Rotherham

Joel Latibeaudiere makes his first start since returning from a shoulder injury as one of four changes to the Swansea City line-up for this afternoon’s Championship meeting with Sunderland.

Harry Darling, Luke Cundle and Ollie Cooper are the other players handed recalls by head coach Russell Martin; the former making his first start since the draw at Stoke.

Matty Sorinola, Kyle Naughton, Olivier Ntcham and Michael Obafemi drop to the bench.

Steven Benda continues in goal, with Darling joining Nathan Wood and Ben Cabango in the Swansea defence.

Latibeaudiere and Ryan Manning occupy the wing-back slots, while Jay Fulton and skipper Matt Grimes are once again paired together in midfield.

In attack, Cundle and Cooper will provide support to top scorer Joel Piroe.

Swansea City: Steven Benda; Nathan Wood, Ben Cabango, Harry Darling; Joel Latibeaudiere, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Ryan Manning; Luke Cundle, Ollie Cooper, Joel Piroe.

Substitutes: Andy Fisher,Michael Obafemi, Olivier Ntcham, Armstrong Oko-Flex, Fin Stevens, Kyle Naughton, Matty Sorinola.

Sunderland: Anthony Patterson, Corry Evans (captain), Danny Batth, Elliot Embleton, Patrick Roberts, Lynden Gooch, Luke O'Nien, Jack Clarke, Alex Pritchard, Daniel Neil, Aji Alese.

Substitutes: Alex Bass, Dannis Cirkin, Amad Diallo, Bailey Wright, Jay Matete, Abdoullah Ba. Jewison Bennette.

Referee: Gavin Ward