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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Wednesday Carling Cup Action Live On SuperSports ch 21 And Plus On ch 22 - Man City Vs Tottenham And Blackburn Vs Arsenal

City have recalled goalkeeper Joe Hart to replace Andreas Isaksson. Elano could also return after a hamstring injury but Stephen Ireland is again ruled out through suspension. With skipper Robbie Keane suspended and Darren Bent (hip) a doubt, Spurs boss Juande Ramos could opt for Dimitar Berbatov and Jermain Defoe up front. Michael Dawson is again out following a migraine that required hospital checks, with midfielder Didier Zokora set to continue in his place at the back.

Man City (from): Hart, Corluka, Dunne, Richards, Garrido, Ball, Etuhu, Hamann, Fernandes, Johnson, Petrov, Elano, Vassell, Bianchi, Samaras, Geovanni, Isaksson, Onuoha, Sun.

Tottenham (from): Robinson, Chimbonda, Zokora, Kaboul, Lee, Lennon, Jenas, Tainio, Boateng, Malbranque, Berbatov, Bent, Defoe, Stalteri, O'Hara, Taarabt, Dawson, Cerny.

Blackburn manager Mark Hughes will be without defender Brett Emerton for the Carling Cup quarter-final at home to Arsenal on Tuesday night.The Australia international is suspended after being sent off in Saturday's 5-3 defeat at Premier League neighbours Wigan. Dutch defender Andre Ooijer will again be absent and is set to miss the Christmas and New Year schedule after sustaining a hamstring injury against West Ham on December 9.

Fringe Gunners get the nod again Arsene Wenger is expected to again give Arsenal's fringe players a chance to impress in Tuesday's Carling Cup quarter-final at Blackburn. Midfielder Emmanuel Eboue (knee) looks set to be sidelined for a couple of weeks after his injury against Chelsea on Sunday, but forward Theo Walcott (knee) could be back in contention after missing the Premier League win.

Blackburn (from): Friedel, Nelsen, Samba, Warnock, Tugay, Mokoena, Reid, Bentley, Dunn, Pedersen, Santa Cruz, McCarthy, Roberts, Brown, Savage, Berner, Derbyshire, Khizanishvili, Treacy.

Gunners (from): Fabianski, J Hoyte, Senderos, Song, Traore, Diaby, Gilberto, Song, Walcott, Bendtner, Eduardo, Mannone, G Hoyte, Song, Diarra, Denilson, Lansbury, Perez, Barazite, Gallas.

Man City 1 - 1 Tottenham(Extra time Man City 1 - 2 Tottenham)
Blackburn 1 - 0 Arsenal
Live TV Schedules -
Carling Cup 2007/08 QF: Manchester City Vs Tottenham Hotspur (Live & Exclusive)
03:40 AM - 05:40 AM

Carling Cup 2007/08 QF: Blackburn Rovers Vs Arsenal (Live & Exclusive)
03:55 AM - 05:53 AM