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Fulham v Swansea City kick-off time, TV channel, live stream details and team news

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Swansea City are back on the road tonight as they take on Fulham in London.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Championship contest at Craven Cottage.

What time is Fulham v Swansea City kick-off?

Fulham v Swansea City kicks off at 7:45pm on Wednesday, September 29.

Is Fulham v Swansea City on TV?

Yes, the fixture will be screened live on Sky Sports. Coverage on their Football and Main Event channels begins at 7:30pm.

As a result, SwansTV are unable to make the game available to fans.

You can also follow updates of the game via our match blog which will be available on our Swansea City page from Wednesday evening.

What’s the latest team news?

Tom Cairney remains absent for the Cottagers due to a knee injury.

Fabio Carvalho is continuing to recover from a toe problem and is not expected to be available.

As for the visitors, Rhys Williams is expected to return to the Swansea squad after being left out for the 1-0 win over Huddersfield.

The Liverpool loanee’s fellow centre-back Ryan Bennett is also likely to be available for the game at Craven Cottage after missing the Huddersfield triumph due to injury.

Striker Michael Obafemi is expected to miss out due to a muscle problem.

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What have the managers said?

Fulham boss Marco Silva said: “When you are dominant, you have to be ruthless and composed.

“We’ll keep working, believing and creating chances. It’s up to us to finalise the action.”

Swansea City head coach Russell Martin said: “It will be an interesting match. Hopefully we can continue our defensive record, limit them to as little as possible.

“But we’re not going there to just do that, we’re going there to impose our own game, and try to play the way we want to play.

“That’s the next test for this group, trying to do that wherever we go.”

What are the latest betting odds?

Fulham win – 21/50

Draw – 17/5

Swansea City win – 6/1

(Odds courtesy of Grosvenor Sport, correct at time of publication)

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Who is the referee?

Joshua Smith will take charge of proceedings in London.

The Bedfordshire official will be assisted by Michael George and Graham Kane, while Andy Davies is the fourth official.

Match facts

  • Fulham won both league meetings against Swansea in 2019-20 and are looking to record three wins in a row over the Swans for the first time since March 1947.
  • In the top-flight between 2011-12 and 2013-14, Swansea won all three away games against Fulham. In 29 league meetings outside the top-flight, the Swans have lost 23 of their 29 away matches against the Cottagers (W4 D2).
  • Fulham lost their last home league game 2-1 against Reading – outside of the Premier League, they haven’t lost back-to-back home league games since October 2016.
  • Swansea City have won their last two away league games in London against QPR and Millwall – they haven’t won three in a row in England’s capital since April 1921.
  • Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic has scored the joint-most goals in the Championship this season (7), while the Serbian has had 42 efforts at goal – 10 more than any other player.

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