FA Cup replay preview: Man City aims to avoid upset

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One lone tie remains before the quarterfinals of the FA Cup, and a Premier League giant hopes to spare further blushes.

Manchester City was unable to break down Huddersfield Town in the meeting at John Smith’s Stadium, and will turn to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.

Vincent Kompany will miss the tie, and Pep Guardiola is expected to use several young players at home.

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Huddersfield is led by former USMNT striker David Wagner, though the well-regarded German-American will have to watch the match from the stands thanks to a touchline ban for an incident with Leeds United boss Garry Monk.

The Terries have 19 goals between forwards Elias Kachunga and Nahki Wells, the former on loan from Ingolstadt in the Bundesliga.

The winner of Wednesday’s match gets a trip to the Riverside Stadium to face Middlesbrough in the quarters on March 11.

The other three quarterfinal ties see Arsenal host Lincoln City on March 11, Millwall off to Tottenham Hotspur on March 12, and Chelsea versus Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on March 13.