Swansea City v Huddersfield Town

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Swansea City will be looking for just their second win of the Premier League season when they welcome Huddersfield Town to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

The Swans have just one win under their belt, against rock-bottom Crystal Palace, and have lost three of their last four matches. That puts the Welsh side in the relegation zone and needing to change their fortunes, especially since they have yet to pick up a point at home.

The Terriers, meanwhile, have been coming to terms with the top flight. Back-to-back wins in their first Premier League matches created big hopes, but they have hit a bit of friction since then with three draws and two defeats, the most recent of which was a 4-0 whipping at home to Tottenham.

"Swansea is a very good footballing side and they are able to keep the ball," said Huddersfield manager David Wagner ahead of the match.

"They have at the minute some problems creating chances but on the other side they are very hard to break down. They don’t give many chances away and this is exactly what they are about."

Meanwhile, Swansea boss Paul Clement said his team "feel optimistic that our form is going to change".

"We are all in agreement that we need to start playing better, particularly at home," Clement said.

"But I also think the fact that the margin of the losses we have had has been small is a positive sign. We haven’t played particularly well but the games have been very, very tight.

"If we can turn the corner in terms of the way we are performing, I am sure the results will follow. That is the feeling among the technical staff and also the players.

"If we were getting hammered in games it would be different. But the scorelines have been tight and we know we can play a lot better. When we do that, there’s no doubt in my mind that we will get better results."

In team news, Swansea will have late fitness tests for Renato Sanches and Wilfried Bony, who both have thigh issues, but  Ki Sung-yueng misses out. Winger Nathan Dyer returns to the team as well.

For Huddersfield, Steve Mounie will face a late fitness test on his heel injury while Danny Williams looks ready and available. Michael Hefele and Collin Quaner are both still sidelined while Kasey Palmer is not yet ready to return.