Blackpool vs Swansea City predictions, previews, team news and more
Blackpool host City of Swansea at Bloomfield Road in EFL . Championship on Saturday, with both sides having a rough start to the season.
Blackpool are currently 13th in the standings, winning one and losing one match so far. MIchael Appleton’s side will enter the match after being beaten by Barrow in the EFL Cup and will look to bounce back with a win over Swansea on Saturday.
On the other hand, Swansea are currently 22nd in the table, yet to get their first win of the season. Russell Martin’s side were also knocked out of the EFL Cup at the hands of Oxford United midweek and hope to start their season with a win over Blackpool on Saturday.
Both sides want to win the game to climb the board and that should make for an interesting matchup.
Blackpool vs Swansea City Head to Head
Blackpool have been slightly ahead in recent head-to-head record between the two sides, they have won one of their previous two meetings, and the other ended in a draw.
That victory came the last time the two sides met in March. Gary Madine’s goal was enough to secure the win of the night.
Blackpool Form Instructions: LLW
Swansea City Form Guide: LLD
Blackpool vs Swansea City News
James Husband will be a suspect for the game. Meanwhile, Jordan Gabriel, Keshi Anderson and Luke Garbutt are all sidelined with injuries.
Injured: Jordan Gabriel, Keshi Anderson, Luke Garbutt
Suspect: James husband
Prohibit: Not available
City of Swansea
Joe Allen is a doubt for the game. In addition, Martin will have full power to choose from.
Injured: Not available
Suspect: Joe Allen
Prohibit: Not available
Blackpool vs Swansea City predict XI
Blackpool predicts XI (4-3-3): Daniel Grimshaw; Dominic Thompson, Rhys Williams, Marvin Ekpiteta, Callum Connolly; Matthew Virtue, Sonny Carey, Lewis Fiorini; Jerry Yates, Josh Bowler, Gary Madine
Predicted lineup for Swansea City XI (3-4-3): Andrew Fisher; Harry Darling, Kyle Naughton, Nathan Wood; Ryan Manning, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes, Joel Latibeaudiere; Olivier Ntcham, Joel Piroe, Michael Obafemi
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Prediction Blackpool vs Swansea City
Both sides were in poor form late into the game and that should come before Saturday’s game.
We anticipate a tight match, with no team taking the lead in a low-scoring draw.
Guess: Blackpool 1-1 Swansea City
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