Swansea v Bristol City preview
Last Updated: 23/08/18 5:49pm
Swansea have no new injury concerns for Bristol City's visit in the Sky Bet Championship.
Leroy Fer will be assessed following Tuesday's 2-2 draw against Leeds after starting his first game since rupturing an Achilles in February. But the Dutchman is expected to start in the Swansea engine room, while Wales Under-21 defender Joe Rodon will be handed another opportunity at the back.
Wilfried Bony has stepped up his rehabilitation after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in February, although the Ivorian striker is not ready to return just yet.
Tomas Kalas is expected to make his Bristol City debut after completing a season-long loan from Chelsea. The Czech Republic international has extensive experience of the Championship after spells at Middlesbrough and Fulham and his versatility provides Robins boss Lee Johnson with extra defensive options.
Johnson plans to put selection on hold as he has a "few walking wounded" following Tuesday's 3-0 win at QPR, City's first of the season. Midfielder Korey Smith is expected to be sidelined for up to six months after knee surgery.
Since winning 7-1 against Bristol City in September 2005, Swansea have scored just three goals in nine league games against Bristol City (W2 D4 L3), failing to score in seven matches.
In Swansea, the last four league meetings between the teams have produced just two goals - a 1-0 win for Swansea in April 2009 and a 1-0 win for Bristol City in November 2010.
Bristol City have won just one of their last 15 matches in Wales in all competitions (D4 L10), with that coming against Swansea in November 2010.
Swansea striker Oliver McBurnie scored twice in his last match against Leeds - the Scotsman has scored 15 goals in the Football League, all from inside the box.
Bristol City striker Andreas Weimann has scored four league goals in four appearances for the Robins this season - just one fewer than he managed in 40 games for Derby last season (5).
Swansea haven't drawn three consecutive league matches since March 2009 under manager Roberto Martinez.
David Prutton predicts: 1-0 (11/2 with Sky Bet)