Predicted Swansea line-up to face Middlesbrough in the Championship
Swansea City dropped to 10th place after losing 1-0 to Stoke City in the mid-week and Graham Potter will be aiming to return with a strong performance against Middlesbrough. The Swans travel to the Riverside Stadium to take on Boro who are currently flying high under Tony Pulis.
Middlesbrough are one of the early favourites to get promoted this season and will definitely pose a tough contest for Swansea City.
Graham Potter will be sweating given that a number of first-team stars are out injured. The likes of Bersant Celina, Jay Fulton, Tom Carroll and Jefferson Montero are all doubts for the game. The manager might not be able to make too many changes to the squad that played against Stoke City.
Probable Swansea City XI
Manager: Graham Potter
Kristoffer Nordfeldt (GK)
The Swedish international was benched against Stoke City and should return for this game.
Conor Roberts (RB)
The youngster has shown he is more than capable of playing back to back games and will continue at right-back.
Van Der Hoorn (CB)
There’s no chance Graham Potter can afford to drop the Dutchman. He is their leader at the back.
Joe Rodon (CB)
Rodon was handed a rest against Stoke City and should return to partner Van Der Hoorn at the back. The youngster is making a name for himself this season.
Martin Olsson (LB)
Olsson is one of the most experienced members in their squad and should start at left-back. His raids down the flank have been very useful for the Swans moving forward.
Barrie McKay (RCM)
McKay was rested for the game against Stoke as well and should start in central midfield. His distribution will be vital in the middle of the park.
Matt Grimes (LCM)
Grimes has impressed after being handed a regular role this season. He will partner McKay in central midfield.
Yan Dhanda (CAM)
The 19-year-old has looked electric with the ball at his feet. Should start this game.
Joel Asoro (RW)
Asoro has been a massive threat down the right wing and should return to the fold for this game.
George Byers (LW)
Byers looked good against Stoke City and could continue on the left flank.
Oliver McBurnie (ST)
The Swans’ leading goalscorer will be fresh after playing just over 20 minutes against Stoke City.