EPL: Manchester United vs Swansea City: Team news, injuries, possible lineups

Posted on Mar 31 2018 - 12:43pm by admin

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United will on Saturday afternoon clash with Swansea City at Old Trafford in the English Premier League.

Mourinho’s men have already beaten Swansea twice this season without conceding a single goal.

United have won 4-0 at Liberty Stadium in the reverse fixture in the league in August and won 2-0 in the League Cup tie in October.

The Red Devils have scored in all 15 of their home matches against Swansea in all competitions.

With eight games to go in the season, the Champions League football for next season is already secured for the Red Devils, who are sitting in second place in the league table with 65 points.

Midfielder, Ander Herrera is back in training after getting over his hamstring.

Scott McTominay was injured while playing for Scotland during the international break.

Defender Phil Jones is back in training.

Meanwhile, manager, Carlos Carvalhal has taken Swansea out of the relegation zone since arriving at the club in the final week of December.

Carvalhal’s men are currently 14th in the league table with 31 points.

Despite being just three points clear of the relegation zone, Swansea are showing signs of surviving in the Premier League this season.

The Swans have avoided defeat in three of their last five visits to Old Trafford, winning twice and drawing once, in all competitions, having lost eight of their first ten games at United’s home.

Renato Sanches and Angel Rangel are unavailable due to respective injury concerns.

Forward, Jordan Ayew is suspended while Leroy Fer and Wilfred Bony are unlikely to feature again this season.

Manchester United possible lineups (4-2-3-1):

GK: De Gea

Defense: Valencia (RB), Baily (RCB), Smalling (LCB), Young (LB)

Midfield: Matic (CDM), Pogba (CDM), Mata (RAM), Sanchez (CAM), Martial (LAM)

Attack: Lukaku (ST)

Swansea possible lineups (5-4-1):

GK: Nordfeldt

Defense: Naughton (RWB), Hoorn (RCB), Bartley (CB), Mawson (LCB), Olsson (LWB)

Midfield: A. Ayew (RM), Ki (RCM), Caroll (LCM), Clucas (LM)

Attack: Abraham (ST)

The kick off time for the match is schedule at 3:00pm.

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