Manchester United Vs. Manchester City, FA Cup Semi-Final: United Lineups

Sir Alex Ferguson has opted to go to a 4-3-3 against Manchester City for United's FA Cup semi-final showdown against their cross-town rivals at Wembley. With Wayne Rooney suspended, Dimitar Berbatov will lead the line with Javier Hernandez available off the bench if required. The Bulgarian hitman will be flanked by Nani on the left and Antonio Valencia to the right, who'll serve to pin back the City fullbacks as they try to get forward.

Michael Carrick, Park Ji-Sung, and Paul Scholes comprise a solid three-man centre. With Carrick suddenly finding top form again and Scholes more than happy to use his vast experience to pick out a pass, expect United's midfield to be excellent at getting the ball out to their attacking players. The back line is fairly standard, with John O'Shea starting in place of the injury Rafael da Silva.

Manchester United (4-3-3): Edwin van der Sar; Patrice Evra, Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, John O'Shea; Park Ji-Sing, Paul Scholes, Michael Carrick; Nani, Dimitar Berbatov, Antonio Valencia.

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