Date: 9th January 2011 at 12:39pm
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roll into town with at the head of the caravan hoping their messiah will be able to reverse their fortunes.

But if there was a worse game he could have started off on I can’t find it as , despite cruising, don’t seem in the mood to play games. has vowed to field a strong team in an effort to avoid a repeat of last season’s shock defeat to at this stage of the competition.

Whilst the team is strong, there are notable absentees in the form of Rooney, Vidic and van der Sar meaning starts whilst Hernandez and Kuszczak retains their places.

Starting XI: Kuszczak; , Ferdinand, J. Evans, Evra; , Carrick, Fletcher, Giggs; Berbatov, Hernandez

Subs: Lindegaard, Owen, , , , Obertan, Gibson