Swansea City v Manchester City: Lineups, Livescores; News

SWANSEA, Sporting Alert – Starting Lineups, livescores and TV streaming of the EFL Cup third round between Manchester City and Swansea City at The Liberty Stadium.

In case you cannot be there, then live coverage will be available on beIN SPORTS CONNECT USA and audio commentary on BBC Radio, starting at 2:45pm ET (7:45pm local time).

Pep Guardiola named a strong starting side for this encounter, with captain Vincent Kompany making an appearance for the first time this season.

The Belgian centre-back starts alongside John Stones in the heart of the defense, as Guardiola makes nine changes from the side that beat Bournemouth 4-0 last Saturday.

Pablo Zabaleta, Fernando, Aleix Garcia, Jesus Navas, Angelino and Sane all start, with Kelechi Iheanacho keeping his place up front in place of the suspended Sergio Aguero.

Fernandinho, Bacary Sagna and Kevin De Bruyne are among the substitutes.

Meanwhile, Swansea City, also made eight adjustments from the defeat at Southampton in the Premier League.

Borja Baston makes his first start for Francesco Guidolin, while Jack Cork, Jordi Amat and Kyle Naughton were the players who keep their places in the side.

Heading into tonight’s game, Swansea City have lost just once in their five meetings with fellow Premier League opponents in the League Cup – winning three and drawing one, according to OPTA STAT.

The lone defeat was to Liverpool in 2014.

Also, according to OPTA STAT, Manchester City have won seven of their last 10 English League Cup matches against their fellow Premier League rivals.

Swansea City team to face Man City: Nordfeldt, Rangel, van der Hoorn, Amat, Taylor, Fulton, Cork, Britton, Naughton, Borja, Routledge. Subs: Tremmel, Fernandez, Kingsley, Sigurdsson, Fer, Barrow, Llorente.

Manchester City team to face Swansea City: Caballero, Zabaleta, Kompany, Stones, Clichy, Fernando, Garcia, Navas, Angelino, Sane, Iheanacho. Subs: Gunn, De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Maffeo, Diaz, Adarabioyo, Sagna.

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