After a run of four results without a win or even scoring a goal, Swansea City are back on track in the Championship – although it does look like they will now have to settle for a play-off place.
Back-to-back victories over Millwall and Sheffield Wednesday have kept the Welsh side seven points behind Watford in second place with five games to go, but it’s probably too late for Steve Cooper’s side to overtake the Hornets.
That means they’ll have to settle for a spot in the top six once again, and their play-off campaign ended in heartbreak at the semi-final stage last year when they were downed by Brentford.
Swansea have a good chance to tighten their grip on third place today when they welcome the strugglers that are Wycombe Wanderers to the Liberty Stadium.
It looked like the Chairboys might be on the way to pulling off a great escape having won two games on the bounce and they were 1-0 up against Luton Town last weekend, but they collapsed in the second half and lost 3-1 to the Hatters.
They’re now essentially 11 points from safety and it’ll be a tough ask from here, and Swansea will feel as though they should have too much power for Gareth Ainsworth’s side.
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Swansea don’t have any fresh injury concerns ahead of this contest, with young striker Liam Cullen nearing a return according to the official website following an ankle injury he suffered back in January.
The only other choice Cooper has to make is if Ben Cabango comes back into the squad, with the young defender left out of the squad for the victory over Sheffield Wednesday after breaching COVID safety rules.
After winning two games in a row though, it’s unlikely that Cooper will change much, if anything to the team so you can expect some kind of consistency.
Predicted Swansea line-up (4-2-3-1): Woodman; Naughton, Bennett, Guehi, Manning; Grimes, Fulton; Ayew, Hourihane, Lowe; Routledge.