MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester City and Chelsea both named strong teams for tonight’s English FA Cup 5th round clash at Etihad Stadium.
For Chelsea, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matic are all in Jose Mourinho’s starting lineup, with Samuel Eto’o leading the attack and Fernando Torres on the bench.
For Manchester City, David Silva, Yaya Toure, James Milnar and Vincent Kompany all start.
Costel Pantilimon is in goal with Joe Hart on the bench, while Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic lead the attacking line.
Samir Nasri has returned from injury and is on the substitutes’ bench, alongside Alvaro Negredo, Micah Richards, Aleksandar Kolarov and Jesus Navas.
Chelsea team: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, David Luiz, Azpilicueta, Mikel, Matic, Ramires, Willian, Hazard, Eto’o. Subs: Schwarzer, Cole, Lampard, Salah, Schurrle, Oscar, Torres.
Man City team: Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy, Garcia, Toure, Milner, Silva, Jovetic, Dzeko. Subs: Hart, Richards, Demichelis, Kolarov, Navas, Negredo, Nasri.