Tonight’s FA Cup replays see’s Premier Leagues Huddersfield travel to championship side Birmingham with a home game against Manchester United the reward for the winner. For the home side defender Jonathan Grounds is expected to miss the game after failing to recover from a knee injury, while midfielder Jacques Maghoma is named as doubtful with a groin strain.
Huddersfield boss David Wagner has already stated that he wants to see the 12 times FA Cup winners Manchester United visit the John Smiths stadium in the next round, but he still acknowledges that his team have a job to do tonight, with Chrout several his squad.Defender Christopher Schindler and striker Laurent Depoitre are both absent with ankle issues, Danny Williams is rated as very doubtful with a dead leg and Alex Pitchard is cup tied having played in an earlier round for Norwich.
Swansea city welcome Notts County to the Liberty stadium with a trip to Sheffield Wednesday on the cards for the winner. City boss Carlos Carvalhal will be with out Leroy Fer and Wilfried Bony for an extended period and possibly the season after the pair suffered achilles and knee cruciate ligament injuries respectively during Saturdays premier league game against Leicester City.
While new signings Andre Ayew and Andy King are both cup tied having played for their previous clubs in the earlier rounds of this year’s competition.The same rule applies to Notts county’s latest loan recruit Mason Bennett, while Ben Hall will only be eligible if Notts County progress as he signed after the original draw.
In the nights final game, Rochdale welcome Millwall to the Oil Crown Stadium for their 4th round replay, but will be without new signing defender Scott Wiseman, after making an impressive debut against Northampton on Saturday as he has played for previous club Chesterfield in an earlier round.
Millwall boss Neil Harris will also need to make chances to his side as despite making his debut at the weekend Tim Cahill signed after original tie and therefore can not play in this round of the competition. On the plus side, Fred Onyedinma could be given another chance to impress after starring for the Lions during their 2-0 league win at Reading.