Swansea City return to action tonight as they take on Bournemouth.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Championship fixture at The Vitality Stadium.
What time is Bournemouth v Swansea City kick-off?
Bournemouth v Swansea City kicks off at 7:45pm behind closed doors on Tuesday, March 16.
Is Bournemouth v Swansea City on TV?
Yes, the game will be shown live on Sky Sports.
Coverage on their Main Event and Football channels starts at 7:30pm.
What about live streaming?
Sky Sports customers will be able to live stream the game via the Sky Go app.
The game will also be streamed live on SwansTV for season ticket holders and fans in dark market regions.
Season ticket holders will be able to watch the game using the viewing code they were sent via email prior to the first home fixture of the season.
Alternatively, you can also follow updates from the south coast of England on our live blog which will be on Gist Vile’s Swansea City page from around 5pm.
What is the latest team news?
Jonathan Woodgate’s side will be without Wales international David Brooks who is sidelined with an ankle injury.
Adam Smith is also unavailable after he sustained an ankle injury during his side’s 3-2 defeat to Barnsley on Saturday while Lewis Cook is absent after rupturing his ACL.
Spanish left-back Diego Rico is available to feature.
The Swans are sweating on the fitness of Marc Guehi who missed the 1-0 win over Luton Town due to a groin problem.
But Swansea have no fresh injury concerns from the triumph against the Hatters.
Paul Arriola will miss out against the Cherries due to a thigh strain.
Jordan Morris (ACL), Tivonge Rushesha (ACL), Liam Cullen (ankle) and Steven Benda (ankle) are all unavailable.
What have the managers said?
Speaking after his side’s loss to Barnsley, Jonathan Woodgate said: “Swansea’s another big game on Tuesday night.
“It’s the business end of the season with 10 games to go. We need to start winning games ASAP.
“I’ve got to lift them [players], but they’ve got to lift themselves.
“You don’t give up. Not a chance. There’s a lot more twists and turns to come, believe me.”
Steve Cooper: “We’ve just got to keep going.
“Our plan won’t change, our intentions won’t change. If we can back that up with the commitment we’re showing at the moment then we’ll give ourselves half a chance.
“That’s what we’ve got do. We’re just being really positive with everybody at the moment and we’ll see where it takes us.”
What are the latest betting odds?
- Bournemouth win – 23/20
- Draw – 23/10
- Swansea City win – 12/5
(Odds courtesy of The Pools, correct at time of publishing)
Who is the referee?
James Linington will take charge of proceedings in Bournemouth.
The Isle of Wight official will be refereeing a Swansea fixture for the first time this season.
He will be assisted by Daniel Leach and Lee Venamore, while Keith Stroud will be the fourth official.
- Bournemouth are unbeaten in eight league games against Swansea City (W5 D3) since a 4-1 defeat in October 2007 in League One.
- Swansea haven’t scored a single goal in any of their last five league matches against Bournemouth, with Gylfi Sigurdsson being the last player to net for the Swans in this league fixture (in March 2016).
- Bournemouth have lost four of their last seven home league games (W3), after losing only one of their first 11 this season on home soil.
- Swansea have won five of their last seven Championship matches away from home (D1 L1), more than they managed in their first 10 on the road this season (4).
- After four league games without a goal or assist, Arnaut Danjuma has had a direct hand in four of Bournemouth’s last six league goals (3 goals, 1 assist).
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