June 27, 2019

Live – FA Cup fifth-round news conferences

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Abstract

  1. Man Utd’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer attributable to discuss at 14:30 GMT
  2. Chelsea’s Gianfranco Zola additionally order to face media at 15:00 GMT
  3. Guardiola expects his aspect to “suffer” at Newport County
  4. Chelsea v Man Utd stay on BBC One on Monday
  5. Doncaster Rovers v Crystal Palace stay on BBC One on Sunday

Are residing Reporting

By Alistair Magowan and Luke Reddy

All times acknowledged are UK

  1. Martial and Lingard ‘out for 2 to a pair weeks’

    Chelsea v Man Utd (Mon, 19:30 GMT)

    Manchester United intervening time boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says of Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard: “I judge they’re going to be out for 2 to a pair weeks.”

  2. Martial and Lingard order to miss Chelsea tie

    Chelsea v Man Utd (Mon, 19:30 GMT)

    Bill Rice

    BBC Radio Manchester

    Anthony Martial

    Copyright: AFP

    Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard are order to miss Manchester
    United’s FA Cup tie at Chelsea on Monday, and next weekend’s Premier League
    recreation in opposition to Liverpool.

    Supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the pair are facing two to a pair weeks out with muscle injuries picked up within the Champions League defeat by Paris St-Germain.

    Solskjaer additionally says there will more than doubtless be no terror after their
    first defeat since to he took tag.

  3. FA Folks’s Cup…

    Video remark

    Video caption: Last likelihood to affix the 2019 FA Folks’s Cup!

    You can enjoy now now not acquired long even supposing – entries shut within the expressionless of night on Monday, 18 February!

    Enter right here.

  • Rodney Parade?

    Our man Michael Pearlman has been assessing what the Premier League champions can inquire of after they shuffle back and forth to Newport County on Saturday.

    The League Two aspect enjoy already beaten Leicester and Middlesbrough within the FA Cup there this season.

    You are going to be in a put to read the half right here.

  • ‘We’re going to suffer’ – Guardiola

    Newport v Man Metropolis (Sat, 17:30 GMT)

    Guardiola acknowledged he was now now not too concerned by the Rodney Parade pitch

    Copyright: Getty Photos

    Image caption: Guardiola acknowledged he was now now not too concerned by the Rodney Parade pitch

    Whilst you happen to are proper joining us, Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola says he expects his aspect to “suffer” after they face League Two aspect Newport County within the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday.

    Metropolis lost to Wigan on the similar stage of the competition final season.

    He acknowledged: “We’re going to suffer because they are taller and stronger than us. In some
    areas they’re going to be better than us.

    “They’ve done incredibly neatly in this competition. What they develop they develop
    if fact be told neatly. We enjoy watched many games to glimpse what they develop.”

  • Why the fuss?

    Newport v Man Metropolis (Sat, 17:30 GMT)

    Whilst you happen to are wondering why there may perchance be quite of fuss in regards to the playing ground at Newport County, it be largely because Newport Gwent Dragons play rugby there.

    So it be been hacked up for several years. Will it be the root for a cup upset?

    Rodney Parade and rugby being performed

    Copyright: Ranking

  • Embrace the ground

    Newport v Man Metropolis (Sat, 17:30 GMT)

    Manchester Metropolis

    A muddy pitch

    Copyright: Getty Photos

    Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola sounds admire he loved observing the odd mud tub reach upon: “I if fact be told enjoy viewed vintage games right here within the 70s and 80s and your entire pitches enjoy been spoiled. Now, hundreds of the pitches are perfect.

    Newport possess their stadium and can play how they desire.”

  • one-match ban for spoiled behavior, which was imposed by the FA following his behaviour after being despatched off at Southampton on 30 January.

    “It is unruffled ongoing. I enjoy now not obtained any solutions from the appeal which has been regarded as this morning,” says Hodgson. “I create now now not enjoy any thought if he’ll be accessible.

    Requested if Zaha would birth, Hodgson says: “He’s surely one of the most gamers I am pondering we would and can need in this recreation.”

  • Batshuayi may perchance well perchance birth for Palace – Hodgson

    Doncaster v Crystal Palace (Solar, 16:00GMT)

    New Crystal Palace mortgage signing Michy Batshuayi may perchance well perchance create his first birth this weekend.

    Palace boss Roy Hodgson is now now not desiring to create many changes at Doncaster on Sunday but Batshuayi, on mortgage from Chelsea, may perchance well perchance very neatly be one.

    “I if fact be told enjoy now now not made up our minds on that but but it may perchance well perchance most likely perchance perchance happen,” acknowledged Hodgson.

    “It is miles tempting to create some changes but except they are compelled upon me I create now now not intend to create many.”

  • ‘Michy all we wished’ – Hodgson

    Doncaster v Crystal Palace (Solar, 16:00 GMT)

    Michy Batshuayi

    Copyright: Getty Photos

    Crystal Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson says mortgage signing Michy Batshuayi is handing over all he had hoped for since joining on switch nick-off date day in January.

    The 25-yr-aged has reach off the bench twice since his shuffle and Hodgson acknowledged: “Michy’s settled in completely. He’s a extraordinarily though-provoking character and he is aware of about a of the men already. In phrases of his minutes performed, and his training up to now, he’s been every little thing we would enjoy wished him to be.”

  • ‘Champions will suffer’

    Newport v Man Metropolis (Sat, 17:30 GMT)

    Manchester Metropolis

    Manchester Metropolis will more than doubtless be made to “suffer” by Newport County, says supervisor Pep Guardiola.

    The Premier League champions face the Welsh aspect, who’re 83 areas beneath them within the soccer pyramid, at Rodney Parade.

    “On the total we play within the Premier League games and our gamers already know what opponents develop,” says Guardiola.

    “They’ve gamers who enjoy scored 14 or 15 targets, they are improbable on the order items. We’re going to suffer as they are taller and stronger than us. So in some areas they are better than us so now we must carry our recreation within the ways we are stronger than them.”

  • Palace waiting on Zaha

    Doncaster v Crystal Palace (Solar, 16:00 GMT)

    I am at Crystal Palace’s training ground in Beckenham this afternoon to hear what Roy Hodgson has to claim outdated to Sunday’s FA Cup time out to Doncaster.

    The queer thing is Hodgson unruffled would now not know if he’ll enjoy Wilfried Zaha accessible.

    Zaha appealed in opposition to the additional one-match ban he acquired for ironically applauding referee Andre Marriner after he was despatched off at Southampton final month.

    The appeal was heard this morning but Hodgson says he has heard nothing but.

  • ‘Newport will more than doubtless be so out of the ordinary’ – Guardiola

    Newport v Man Metropolis (17:30 GMT, Saturday)

    Manchester Metropolis

    Pep Guardiola

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    Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola is heaping reward on Newport County and says he has fascinating for Saturday’s FA Cup fixture by observing their games in opposition to Leicester and Middlesbrough.

    “They’ve done incredibly within the competition in opposition to Leicester and Middlesbrough,” he says. “What they develop, they develop if fact be told neatly.

    “In a single recreation in particular away, anything can happen.”

    On the unhappy quality of the playing ground: “We must adapt. We play within the Premier League in opposition to Tottenham and three days outdated to there enjoy been two NFL Games. We must accept it. It is miles what it’s miles and that’s it.

    “We’re privy to it may perchance well perchance most likely perchance perchance be so out of the ordinary. We utilize it seriously and every person is aware of how out of the ordinary it may perchance well perchance most likely perchance perchance be.”

  • FA Cup a ‘welcome distraction’ – Hughton

    Brighton v Derby County (Sat, 12:30 GMT)

    Brighton & Hove Albion

    Chris Hughton

    Copyright: Getty Photos

    Chris Hughton hopes the FA Cup can provide a “welcome distraction” from
    Brighton’s Premier League troubles.

    Albion enjoy been sucked into relegation hazard within the terminate-flight having gone
    six games with out a league victory for the explanation that birth of 2019, but are surely one of simplest seven Premier League teams final within the competition.

    Hughton acknowledged: “For us, it must be about making particular we salvage thru this next round. If we birth pondering beyond that then we would now now not salvage previous a extraordinarily comely Derby
    aspect.

    “Nonetheless it’s miles undoubtedly a huge opportunity for somebody. And we are phase of
    that group of teams. It is odd for so many Premier League teams to be out at this stage.”

  • Designate us your soccer colors

    #bbcfootball or textual remark 81111 (UK simplest)

    Given AFC Wimbledon’s Scott Wagstaff is dying his beard yellow and blue for the FA Cup this weekend, we wished to know what lengths you enjoy gone to in picture to point to your beef up. We may perchance well perchance admire photos of tattoos, excited hairstyles or no subject you may perchance well provide.

    Scott Wagstaff

    Copyright: Getty Photos

  • ‘Beneath no illusions’

    Doncaster v Crystal Palace (16:00 GMT, Sunday)

    Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace are surely one of simplest seven Premier League sides left within the FA Cup as they salvage ready to shuffle back and forth to League One Doncaster on Sunday, stay on BBC One.

    Supervisor Roy Hodgson says: “We’re looking ahead to a difficult recreation. Doncaster are on an supreme creep, on the cusp of the Championship, so we will be in for a extraordinarily out of the ordinary match.

    “The gamers are beneath no illusions as to what waits for them [on Sunday]. Rivals for areas generally is a bigger motivating component than any team talk or anything a coach says.”

  • Finest shock of all time?

    Newport v Man Metropolis (17:30 GMT, Saturday)

    Video remark

    Video caption: FA Cup: Newport hoping to drag off biggest FA Cup shock of all time

    Newport County supervisor Mike Flynn has already had his sing and believes it may perchance well perchance most likely perchance perchance be the “biggest shock in FA Cup historical previous” if his aspect develop the unthinkable and drop the Premier League leaders on Saturday.

    It is now now not admire Manchester Metropolis are in any more or much less fabricate is it? They simplest smashed six previous Chelsea final time out and are unruffled on target for a quadruple.

  • FA Cup news conferences incoming

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

    Copyright: PA

    We’re hoping to hear from Manchester Metropolis’s Pep Guardiola within the next hour as he takes his team to League Two Newport County on Saturday.

    We additionally hope to hear from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Gianfranco Zola head of Chelsea’s house tie in opposition to Manchester United, which is stay on the BBC on Monday.

    Right here’s a reminder of who plays who:

    Friday

    • QPR v Watford (19:forty five GMT)

    Saturday

    • Brighton v Derby County (12:30 GMT)
    • AFC Wimbledon v Millwall (15:00 GMT)
    • Newport County v Manchester Metropolis (17:30 GMT)

    Sunday

    • Bristol Metropolis v Wolverhampton Wanderers (13:00 GMT)
    • Doncaster Rovers v Crystal Palace (16:00 GMT)
    • Swansea Metropolis v Brentford (16:00 GMT)

    Monday

    • Chelsea v Manchester United (19:30 GMT)
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