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Swansea v Albion - team news

28 November 2012

Mulumbu and Lukaku start for the Baggies

YOUSSOUF Mulumbu replaces Zoltan Gera in Albion’s midfield as Steve Clarke makes two changes to the side that beat Sunderland 4-2 last time out.

The DR Congo international missed Saturday’s trip to the Stadium of Light after suffering a hamstring injury and replaces the Hungarian in the middle of the park.

Shane Long is named as a substitute as Romelu Lukaku returns to Steve Clarke’s starting XI after scoring a second-half penalty on Weirside. 

Jonas Olsson limped off at the end of the Sunderland victory with a calf problem but has recovered in time to start this evening.

Boaz Myhill starts his fourth-successive game for the Baggies as Ben Foster remains sidelined with a groin problem.

Michael Laudrup makes two changes to the side that drew 0-0 with Liverpool on Saturday as Su Yeung KI and Nathan Dyer replace Jon de Guzman and Itay Schecter.

SWANSEA (4-5-1): Tremmel; Rangel, Chico, Williams (c), Davies; Britton, Ki, Dyer, Hernandez, Routledge; Michu. Subs: Cornell, Monk, Tiendalli, Agustien, de Guzman, Shechter, Moore.

ALBION (4-2-3-1): Myhill; Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Yacob, Mulumbu; Odemwingie, Morrison, Brunt; Lukaku. Subs: L Daniels (gk); Popov, Rosenberg, Long, Fortune, Tamas, Dorrans.  

REFEREE: Lee Mason (Lancashire)


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