Manchester City vs. Leeds United: Lineups

Joe Hart is dropped for Manchester City as they face Leeds United at the Etihad Stadium in the FA Cup.

The keeper has made a series of mistakes recently, but whether he has been dropped for poor performance or merely rested remains to be seen. Nonetheless, Costel Pantilimon comes in to replace him, with Kolo Toure, Aleksandar Kolarov, and Javi Garcia all also making starts for the Citizens.

Leeds United, meanwhile, opt for a 4-3-3 with El-Hadji Diouf, Ross McCormack and Luke Varney up front. Michael Brown and Rodolph Austin are included in a tough midfield as they look to disrupt the flow of their hosts.

Manchester City (4-3-3): Costel Pantilimon; Pablo Zabaleta, Kolo Toure, Matija Nastasic, Aleksandar Kolarov; YayaToure, Javi Garcia, James Milner; Carlos Tevez, David Silva, Sergio Aguero.

Leeds United (4-3-3): Jamie Ashdown; Sam Byram, Tom Lees, Lee Peltier, Stephen Warnock; Aidy White, Michael Brown, Rodolph Austin; Luke Varney, El-Hadji Diouf, Ross McCormack.

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