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Swansea City hope to return to winning ways in match against Leicester

Swansea City will hope to return to winning ways when they host Leicester at the Liberty Stadium later (KO 1730).

The Swans have stalled of late - losing three and drawing two of their last five - following their blistering start to the season.

Fans will be pleased to see Jonjo Shelvey return to action after a week's suspension, but less content with an injury list including Leon Britton, Jordi Amat and Dwight Tiendalli.

Garry Monk's side will host Leicester at the Liberty Stadium. Credit: PA

As for the manager, he'll be hoping for a calmer evening after the controversy surrounding his comments about Stoke's Victor Moses last weekend. Monk - who accused Moses of "clear cheating" over an alleged dive during the 2-1 defeat at the Britannia Stadium - has until Monday to explain his remarks to the FA.

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Swansea 2-2 Newcastle (FT)

Wayne Routledge celebrates his goal with Wilfried Bony and Nathan Dyer. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

The Swans had to settle for a draw against Newcastle at home.

The home side were drawing at half time, but a goal from Wayne Routledge put them 2-1 up early in the first half. Papiss Cisse scored his second of the game to equalise for Newcastle. Final score Swansea 2-2 Newcastle.

Swansea 1-1 Newcastle (HT)

Wilfried Bony put the Swans ahead early in the first half, but Papiss Cisse made it one all just before half time. You can follow the game live at ITV Sport.

Swansea v Newcastle: here are the teams

Swansea City welcome Newcastle United to the Liberty Stadium in the Premier League this afternoon. Here are the teamsheets:

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