[Image] Predicted 4-2-3-1 West Brom XI to face Swansea – Can they stay on top?


West Brom vs Swansea City prediction: West Brom line-up

West Brom welcome Swansea City to the Hawthorns on Sunday, looking to continue their excellent winning run in the Championship.

The Baggies picked up a fifth successive win at Preston North End, thanks to a late penalty from Charlie Austin. They returned to the top of the Championship table and extended their winning run to five matches with a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Preston.

Swansea City, meanwhile, have won just once in their last five games and will be aiming to provide a stiff challenge to the table-toppers.

Team News

West Brom have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the Swansea game.

West Brom players celebrate after scoring a goal. (Getty Images)

Probable West Brom XI

Formation:  4-2-3-1

Sam Johnstone (GK)

Johnstone recorded a fifth clean sheet in five Championship matches away from home on Monday. He is in good form and should keep his place in goal.

Nathan Ferguson (RB)

Ferguson has been a standout performer at the Hawthorns in what has been his breakthrough campaign so far. He should start on Sunday.

Kyle Bartley has been immense at the back for West Brom. (Getty Images)

Semi Ajayi (CB)

Ajayi has done well in central defence and is a certainty to start against Swansea.

Kyle Bartley (CB)

Bartley has been excellent throughout the season, marshalling the backline with aplomb. He’s an undoubted starter.

Kieran Gibbs (LB)

The experienced Gibbs will look to keep things simple at the back.

West Brom midfielder Romaine Sawyers in action against Derby County. (Getty Images)

Romaine Sawyers (CM)

A mainstay in West Brom’s starting XI, Sawyers has forged a fantastic partnership with Jake Livermore in the heart of the club’s midfield.

Jake Livermore (CM)

Livermore brings stability to the midfield and protection to the backline. He should start against the Swans.

Matt Phillips (RW)

Phillips has been in good form this season and can cause problems to the Swansea defenders.

Matheus Pereira (CAM)

Pereira has been one of the standout players for West Brom so far this season. The Brazilian will start in his preferred No.10 role.

Grady Diangana of West Brom battles for the ball with Ben White of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and West Brom at Elland Road. (Getty Images)

Grady Diangana (LW)

Diangana has been outstanding for West Brom, adding a lot of creativity and flair to their attack.

More West Brom News:

Hal Robson-Kanu (ST)

Robson-Kanu has done very well recently. He has been scoring goals and also holding the ball up, which has helped in terms of West Brom’s link-up play. He’ll get the nod ahead of Austin in the No.9 role.

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