Swansea City vs Middlesbrough preview: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch 
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Swansea City are looking to build on their last minute win against Stoke City as they welcome Middlesbrough to Wales. Their opponents, on the other hand, look to make it four wins in their last six. 

The Swans and Boro are both pushing for promotion. Swansea are sitting in fourth place, one point off automatic places and Middlesbrough, on the other hand, are five points from the play-off places.

Most recently, Swansea travelled to Stoke on Wednesday night where the Swans won in the last minute thanks to an Andre Ayew penalty.

Nick Powell pounced on a Steven Fletcher flick, smashing the ball past Freddie Woodman to open the scoring, Connor Roberts equalised 13 minutes later from a Ryan Manning assist.

In the 92nd minute, Jack Clarke conceded a foul in the penalty are giving the Welsh side a great opportunity to win the game. Up stepped Ayew who calmly slotted the penalty away past Angus Gunn

On Tuesday, Middlesbrough secured the comeback in the 87th minute to beat Coventry City at St Andrews Stadium. 

Anfernee Dijksteel scored an own goal to put the hosts one-nil up in the 11th minute.  

Just before halftime, Grant Hall equalised for the Boro to head into the break on level terms. 

In the 87th minute, substitute, George Saville scored the winner just two minutes after coming on. A fine impact sub. 

Team news

Swansea City:

German goalkeeper, Steven-Andreas Benda, remains injured and will be on the sideline once again.

Young Welsh forward Liam Cullen, who suffered an ankle injury, is set to miss out until May.


Marcus Tavernier continues to deal with a muscle injury. 

Unfortunately, Marcus Browne is out for the rest of the season.

Predicted lineups

Swansea City

Woodman; Naughton, Bennett, Guehi; Roberts, Fulton, Grimes, Bidwell; Hourihane; Lowe, Ayew. 


Bettinelli; Dijksteel, Fry, McNair; Fisher; Howson, Morsy, Kebano, Bola; Fletcher, Watmore.

Ones to watch

Swansea City - Conor Hourihane

The loan midfielder has stood out for the Swans since his arrival in January, contributing with four goals in his first five starts. 

Sitting in a central role behind Andre Ayew and Jamal Lowe, the Irishmen is starting to develop into a fan favourite with his brilliant set-pieces and long range efforts. He will certainly be in and amongst the attacking action against Middlesbrough. 

Middlesbrough - Neeskens Kebano

Signing in January, the 28-year-old winger is a very skilful and brings a different dynamic style Boro' have been lacking. 

Kebano has the ability to change the game and has good chance to be involved in any goal scored by Saturday's visitors.

Previous meeting

Middlesbrough 2-1 Swansea City (20/10/2020)

Where to watch

UK residents will be able to watch the game live on the club's iFollow page on Saturday, 6th March with the game kicking off at 15:00 PM.