Cardiff City vs. Manchester City (FA Cup): Starting Lineups & TV Information

Manchester City’s ‘impossible’ quadruple hunt continues this afternoon with an FA Cup fourth round tie against Championship high-flyers Cardiff City in South Wales.

The Blues are fancied to win the game, but have faced difficult challenges from second tier sides Wolves and Bristol City already this season, and Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds will be hoping to pull off a big upset.

City last won the FA Cup in 2011, the end of a three decade-plus long trophy drought, when Yaya Touré struck a memorable winner against Stoke at Wembley. Pep Guardiola would love to lift the famous old trophy during his City tenure and can take another step towards doing that today.

Lee Mason is today’s referee and here are the sides selected by Guardiola and Warnock.

Cardiff City XI: Etheridge, Richards, Morrison (c), Ecuele Manga, Bennett, Paterson, Ralls, Grujic, Hoilett, Mendez-Laing, Zohore

Manchester City XI: Bravo, Walker, Danilo, Kompany (c), Otamendi, Fernandinho, Gündogan, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Sané, Sterling

The match can be viewed on BBC One in the UK. A full list of TV coverage from around the world can be found here.

Follow us at @City_Watch on Twitter for live coverage of the game! Come on City!

Ohh Kevin De Bruyne! KDB is staying at Man City until 2023 – to celebrate the City Store have released a new KDB Initial T-Shirt!

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