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Swansea City v Plymouth Argyle kick-off time and live stream details plus team news for Carabao Cup 2nd round tie

Swansea City continue their Carabao Cup campaign against Plymouth Argyle on Tuesday evening.

Here’s everything you need to know about the second round clash at the Swansea.com Stadium.

What time is Swansea City v Plymouth Argyle kick-off?

Swansea City v Plymouth Argyle kicks off at 7pm on Tuesday, August 24.

Is Swansea City v Plymouth Argyle on TV?

Due to Carabao Cup broadcast rules, there will be no live stream of the game.

You can, however, follow live updates from the game via our match blog which will be available on our Swansea City page.

What’s the latest team news?

Kyle Naughton and Ryan Bennett are both available following a period in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus.

However, Ben Cabango and Flynn Downes will both miss out after returning positive Covid-19 tests.

Korey Smith (calf) and Liam Walsh (hamstring) are both likely to miss out while Connor Roberts (groin) remains sidelined.

READ MORE: The Swansea City players benefiting most under Russell Martin as new shining light emerges and central man pivotal

What has the manager said?

“We are facing a good side who have enjoyed a good start to their season. That comes as no surprise to me having faced Plymouth in League One last season. Ryan Lowe is doing an excellent job there, and they will pose a test for us,” said Russell Martin.

“They play a similar system to us, and they will look to play a similar way to us so it is going to be important that we look to dictate the game through our play with the ball.

“They have nothing to lose, they are the underdog as the team playing against a side in the division above and it’s important we recognise that and come with he right intensity and attitude to make sure we are ready to face that challenge.”

What are the latest betting odds?

Match result (inside 90 minutes):

Swansea City win – 8/11

Draw – 13/5

Plymouth Argyle win – 18/5

To progress:

Swansea City – 2/5

Plymouth Argyle – 7/4

(Odds courtesy of Sky Bet, correct at time of publishing)

Who is the referee?

Robert Madley will take charge of proceedings in Swansea.

The Wakefield official will be assisted by Kevin Howick and Grant Taylor, while Daniel Lamport is the fourth official.

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When is the Carabao Cup third round draw?

The draw for round three takes place after Wednesday night’s second-round ties.

It will be screened live on Sky Sports.

Match facts

  • This is the first meeting between Swansea and Plymouth in the League Cup, and first in any competition since a 1-1 draw in the Championship in February 2010.
  • The last four meetings between Swansea and Plymouth in Wales have finished 1-0 (3 for Swansea, 1 for Plymouth), with these matches taking place between 1999 and 2009.
  • Swansea have progressed from 16 of their last 20 League Cup ties against sides from a lower division, though they were eliminated by League Two Newport County in their last such match (September 2020).
  • Plymouth are looking to reach the third round of the League Cup for the first time since 2007-08.

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