Bristol City v Wolves: FA Cup fifth round – live!

17 February 2019 12:48
Keep up with all the action from the 1pm GMT matchFA Cup fifth round: match previews for the weekend’s gamesFeel free to drop Rob an email 12.48pm GMT Related: Nessun Dorma: from Beckham and Ravanelli to Royle and Clough Twitter: follow us at @guardian_sport 12.45pm GMT “Was that form table sponsored by Bayern?” asks Ian Copestake. “They lost a game three matches ago so I wonder how they are placed so high.”By winning eight of the other nine, my boy. 12.39pm GMT Laughter is the best medicine department Related: Real Madrid v Girona: La Liga – live! 12.28pm GMT As you will already know if you’ve devoted the requisite screen time to this thing of ours, there are no FA Cup replays from the fifth round onwards. We’ll have extra time and penalties today if necessary. 12.11pm GMT Wolves have picked a very strong side, with Ruben Neves and Rui Patricio the only regulars to be rested. Quite right, too: it is not beyond the realms they could win the competition this year, and if the draw is favourable they have a great chance of reaching the final. Twitter: follow us at @guardian_sport 12.06pm GMT Pre-match reading Related: Adama Traoré: ‘I am self-critical, I need to do better in the final third’ Related: Everything’s a little too cosy in football’s game of family fortunes | Daniel Taylor 12.06pm GMT Alternative MBM action Related: Real Madrid v Girona: La Liga – live! 12.04pm GMT Your #EmiratesFACup starting XI. #BRCvWOL's how Wolves line-up for this afternoon's @EmiratesFACup clash against @BristolCity. #BCIWOL 10.46am GMT Hello and welcome to live coverage of the FA Cup fifth round tie between Bristol City and Wolves at Ashton Gate. There will be many casual observers who will look at this fixture and assume a comfortable win for Wolves. But I put it to you, dear reader, that these people simply have not spent a sufficient percentage of their screen time studying the form table for Europe’s five biggest professional leagues. Have a perusal of this! Continue readingreadfullarticle

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