Swansea City vs Manchester City preview: Kompany ruled out through injury, but Aguero returns to squad

By Ric Turner, Fri 23 September 2016 17:11


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Swansea City vs Manchester City

Competition: F.A. Premier League

Date: 3.00pm, Saturday 24th September 2016

Venue: Liberty Stadium, Swansea

Referee: Neil Swarbrick Assistants:S Ledger, D Eaton Fourth Official: A Woolmer

Odds: Swansea 8/1, Draw 9/2, City 2/5

Tickets: Sold out

TV: Match of the Day

Swansea City

Manager: Francesco Guidolin

Squad (from): Fabianski, Nordfeldt, Amat, Taylor, Rangel, Naughton, Fernandez, Sung-Yeung, Britton, Routledge, Montero, Sigurdsson, Cork, Fulton, Barrow, van der Hoorn, Llorente, Fer, Baston, Kingsley

Injured: Dyer

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Form guide: LDLLW

Manchester City

Manager: Pep Guardiola

Squad (from): Bravo, Caballero, Gunn, Adarabioyo, Angelino, Clichy, Kolarov, Maffeo, Otamendi, Sagna, Stones, Zabaleta, De Bruyne, Delph, Fernando, Fernandinho, Garcia, Gundogan, Navas, Sane, Silva, Sterling, Aguero, Iheanacho

Injured: Kompany

Doubtful: Delph

Suspended: Nolito

Form guide: WWWWW

Vincent Kompany misses out after suffering yet another injury setback in the EFL Cup meeting between the two sides on Wednesday evening. Initial fears that it was a reoccurence of the calf injury that saw him miss six months of action have been allayed, but it is unclear when he will be available for selection again. Sergio Aguero returns having missed the last three games through suspension, although Nolito begins a three match ban for the red card he received against Bournemouth.

City's last away league game at Swansea ended in a 1-1 draw with Kelechi Ihenacho grabbing the goal for City that ultimately secured Champions League qualification. Overall City have won 12 of the 17 games played against Swansea, with 2 draws and 3 defeats.

Prediction: Swansea 1 City 3

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