Swansea vs Manchester City Live Stream and Highlights
Swansea City vs Manchester City Preview:
Date: May 4, 2013; Time: 3:00 PM BST;
Venue: Liberty Stadium — Swansea.
The hosts will try to stop their six-game winless run. Michael Laudrup’s team will be looking to end a poor run of results, while Roberto Mancini’s side will want to finish the season on a high.
Swansea goes 9th with 42 points from 34 games, winning 10, drawing 12 and losing 12 so far this season. Their present form has been vey poor with 2 draws and 3 losses from last five games. Last five home matches the Swans have finished with 2 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw. Swansea were beaten 2-0 away by Chelsea last weekend. They have really struggled lately, but still have an excellent season. They are far away of relegation zone and of the European places fight. They will try to get a few more points to finish in the top half.
Man City stands 2nd in the EPL with 71 points from 34 games, winning 21, drawing 8 and losing 5 so far this season. The Citizens are 14 points behind the leaders Man Utd and have 6 points lead over 3rd-placed Chelsea. Their present form has seen 1 loss and 4 wins from last five games. Last five away matches City have finished with 3 wins and 2 losses. Big changes are expected in the City this summer and could start with head coach Roberto Mancini. Now, it’s rumoured that Malaga head coach Manuel Pellegrini could replace him. Last weekend City defeat 2-1West Ham. Man City still could win the FA Cup trophy, but in the EPL they have fight for their pride.
Swansea head coach Michael Laudrup could play with the same squad that lost 2-0 to Chelsea. Neil Taylor came back after a long term injury and could start instead of Ben Davies. Michu will once again lead the front line with support from Pablo Hernandez. The Swans have a fully fit squad.
Head coach Roberto Mancini could make a number of changes from the team which beat West Ham 2-1. Matija Nastasic could replace of Joleon Lescott. James Milner and Javi Garcia will both play from the first minutes. Sergio Aguero will keep his place in attack.
Swansea City line-up: Vorm, Rangel, Chico, Williams, Taylor, Ki, Britton, Routledge, De Guzman, Hernandez, Michu.
Last three matches:
Chelsea FC 2 – Swansea 0;
Swansea 0 – Southampton 0;
Norwich City 2 – Swansea 2.
Manchester City line-up: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Clichy, Yaya Toure, Barry, Silva, Tevez, Milner, Aguero.
Last three matches:
Manchester City FC 2 – West Ham 1;
Tottenham 3 – Manchester City FC 1;
Manchester City FC 1 – Wigan Athletic 0.