Preview: Premier League Matches

Swansea expect goalkeeper Michel Vorm to be fit to face Fulham.

Swansea (9) v Fulham (15)

Swansea expect goalkeeper Michel Vorm to be fit to face Fulham. The Dutchman suffered concussion in the win at Wigan, but is set to make his return for the last game of the season. Ki Sung-yueng is doubtful with a thigh problem, but Leon Britton is fit after shaking off a virus. Ben Davies is expected to come in for Neil Taylor at left-back.

Kieran Richardson will miss out for Fulham e to a hamstring injury. The 28-year-old came off 15 minutes into last weekend’s 3-1 home defeat to Liverpool. Steve Sidwell is suspended for the game, while long-term absentees Mahamadou Diarra (knee), Ashkan Dejagah (ankle) and Simon Davies (hip) are out.

Last season: Fulham 0 Swansea 3, Swansea 2 Fulham 0

Last five league matches: Swansea D L D W L; Fulham L L L L L

Top scorers (all club competitions): Miguel Michu (Swansea) 22; Dimitar Berbatov (Fulham) 14

Match odds: H 10-11 A 3-1 D 5-2

Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)

West Brom (8) v Manchester United (1)

West Brom right-back Steven Reid is head coach Steve Clarke’s only injury doubt. Reid picked up a knock in last weekend’s defeat by Norwich but does have a chance of recovering in time to feature in Sir Alex Ferguson’s final game before retiring. Captain Chris Brunt returned from injury at Carrow Road with no ill-effects, while Marc-Antoine Fortune is back from a ban.

Ferguson is set to name experienced defenders Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand on the bench. Instead, Jonny Evans and Phil Jones will be in central defence for the trip to West Brom, Ferguson’s 1500th game as United boss. Anders Lindegaard has been promised a start in goal, whilst Rafael serves the second game of his three-match suspension.

Last season: Manchester United 2 West Brom 0, West Brom 1 Manchester United 2

Last five league matches: West Brom D W L L L; Manchester United D W D L W

Top scorers (all club competitions): Romelu Lukaku (West Brom) 14; Robin van Persie (Manchester United) 29

Match odds: H 3-1 A 4-5 D 3-1

Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)

West Ham (10) v Reading (19)

Defender James Tomkins (calf) remains a fitness concern for West Ham. Forward Andy Carroll, who has been recalled to the England squad for friendlies with the Republic of Ireland and Brazil, is set for the last appearance of his loan spell from Liverpool. Northern Ireland George McCartney (knee) remains sidelined.

Reading midfielder Hope Akpan may be involved after featuring on the bench against Manchester City on Tuesday. He did not play, having missed the previous four matches with an ankle problem. Winger Jimmy Kebe (groin) and goalkeeper Adam Federici (ankle) could miss out once again.

Last season: No corresponding fixture

Last five league matches: West Ham D W L D L; Reading D L D W L

Top scorers (all club competitions): Andy Carroll & Kevin Nolan (West Ham) 7; Nick Blackman (Reading) 14

Match odds: H 8-13 A 4-1 D 3-1

Referee: Mike Dean (Wirral)

Wigan (18) v Aston Villa (16)

Callum McManaman will miss FA Cup winners Wigan’s final game of the season, after suffering an ankle injury in the defeat by Arsenal that condemned the Latics to relegation. Manager Roberto Martinez has concerns over a couple of knocks and niggles, while wing-back Jean Beausejour will hope to return from a hamstring problem.

Aston Villa will be without suspended striker Christian Benteke. The 19-goal forward has a ban to serve following his dismissal for two bookings in last weekend’s defeat by Chelsea, possibly handing Darren Bent a rare start. Right-back Matthew Lowton could return following a thigh problem, while midfielder Karim El Ahmadi (also thigh) is back in contention, but defender Ciaran Clark (foot) misses out.

Last season: Wigan 0 Aston Villa 0, Aston Villa 2 Wigan 0

Last five league matches: Wigan L D W L L; Aston Villa D L W W L

Top scorers (all club competitions): Arouna Kone (Wigan) 13; Christian Benteke (Aston Villa) 26

Match odds: H 23-20 A 9-4 D 5-2


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