EPL: Swansea City vs Manchester United Preview

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Swansea vs Manchester United Preview
Swansea, Dec 22: Table toppers Manchester United visit south Wales to face Swansea City at the Liberty stadium on Sunday.

The Welshside will be hoping to get back to winning ways after losing back-to-back games against Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City. Michael Laudrup's side are currently 10th in the table.

Manchester United come into this game with a six-point lead over title rivals Manchester City at the top of the table. The Red Devils are on a run of five league wins recently a comfortable 3-1 victory over Sunderland.

Swans Dutch stopper Michel Vorm is set to return from a groin injury after being sidelined for nearly eight weeks. Spanish winger Pablo Hernandez returns after a thigh injury.

Meanwhile, Phil Jones will continue at right-back for United after Rafael missed the clash against Sunderland. The Brazilian is currently injured with a hamstring problem.


*Swansea last beat Manchester United in Jan 1982.

*Michu and Robin van Persie are leading goal-scorers this season with 12 goals.

Probable Lineups:

Swansea City (4-2-3-1): Tremmel-Rangel, Chico, Williams, Davies-Britton, Ki, Dyer, de Guzman, Routledge-Michu.

Manchester United (4-4-2): De Gea-Smalling, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra-Valencia, Cleverley, Carrick, Young-Rooney, Van Persie.

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