Millwall boss names unchanged side for visit to Swans – as ex-Lions target Lowe starts for hosts

BY ALEX GRACE

Gary Rowett has named an unchanged Millwall side from the one that drew 1-1 with Brentford last Saturday.

Alex Pearce was man of the match against the Bees and keeps his place alongside both Shaun Hutchinson and Jake Cooper.

Ryan Leonard and Ryan Woods are partnered together in central midfield for the third league game in a row.

Tom Bradshaw is once again preferred to Matt Smith up front with Jed Wallace and Mason Bennett making up the front three.

Ben Thompson, who celebrates his birthday today, is on the bench.

Swansea give a senior debut to goalkeeper Steven Benda, he replaces Freddie Woodman who misses out due to a stomach bug. Jamal Lowe also starts for the hosts, he had been linked with a move to SE16 this summer.

Swansea: Benda; Roberts, Cabango, Rodon, Guehi, Smith, Grimes, Gibbs-White, Lowe, Ayew. Subs: Webb, Naughton, Fulton, Routledge, Cullen, Garrick, Gyokeres

Millwall: Bialkowski; Romeo, Cooper, Pearce, Hutchinson, Malone; Leonard, Woods, J Wallace, Bradshaw, Bennett. Subs: Fielding, M Wallace, Williams, Thompson, Mahoney, Bodvarsson, Smith.


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