Swansea City v Manchester City team news & stats

Date published: Friday 13th May 2016 10:29

Sergio Aguero: Manchester City striker in good run of form

Sergio Aguero: Manchester City striker in good run of form

Swansea City can achieve a Premier League first since 1994 when they host Manchester City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday.

Team news

Swansea will rest all four of their Euro 2016 representatives in the final game of the season.

Ashley Williams, Neil Taylor and Gylfi Sigurdsson all missed last weekend’s 4-1 win at West Ham, and Poland goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski joins them in getting a breather ahead of this summer’s European Championship in France.

Sweden goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt will make his Premier League debut in a Swansea side also set to be without Jefferson Montero and Alberto Paloschi (both hamstrings) again.

Manchester City left-back Aleksandar Kolarov faces a fitness test ahead of the game after missing last weekend’s draw with Arsenal with a muscular injury.

Vincent Kompany (thigh), David Silva (hamstring) and Pablo Zabaleta (calf) are all definitely missing, but Samir Nasri is back in contention after recovering from the illness which prevented him playing a full part in training last week.

Opta stats

  • Manchester City have won six and lost none of the last seven Premier League meetings with Swansea.
  • Wilfried Bony has scored in both of his Premier League appearances for Manchester City against his former club.
  • Bony also scored three goals in his last two appearances in this fixture for Swansea.
  • Yaya Toure has scored four goals in his last four Premier League games against Swansea.
  • Sergio Aguero has scored in six Premier League game in a row, his longest ever run in the competition.
  • For Swansea, Bafetimbi Gomis has scored on both of his last two Premier League appearances in this fixture.
  • Swansea have won their last four Premier League home matches, their best run of home results in the history of the competition.
  • Swansea have conceded just three goals in their last seven Premier League games at Liberty Stadium
  • Furthermore, Manchester City have won only one of their six final day Premier League games that they have played away from home (D2 L3).
  • Swansea could become the second team to beat Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City and Man United at home in a single Premier League season, after Blackburn in 1993-94.

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