Swansea City v Newcastle

Swansea City will be looking to push on from their opening-day draw against Chelsea when they welcome Newcastle to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

The Swans kicked off the new campaign with a morale-boosting 2-2 result against the defending champions at Stamford Bridge last weekend, with Andre Ayew impressing heavily in what was his Premier League debut.

Garry Monk's side will now be targeting a three-point haul against the Magpies, who also opened the new campaign with a 2-2 stalemate after conceding a late equaliser against Southampton on Sunday.

New signing Georginio Wijnaldum, like Swans counterpart Ayew, also notched up a goal on his Premier League debut, while fellow newcomers Chancel Mbemba and Aleksandar Mitrovic also put in impressive shifts.

Manager Steve McClaren will, however, need a vast improvement on the road this term, with the Magpies having suffered the second-worst form away from home in 2014/15, winning just three of their 19 matches away from St James' Park.

On the team front, Swansea will hand Ki Sung-Yueng a late fitness test after he picked up a hamstring strain against the Blues, but Jack Cork is available should he be needed as cover.

The match comes too soon for Jordi Amat, though, as he continues to recover from a foot injury, but Jefferson Montero is fit and available for selection.

Newcastle, meanwhile, will be able to call on Vurnon Anita, despite having been stretchered off against the Saints, but Paul Dummett and Remy Cabella are not yet ready to feature.

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