Pep Guardiola: cup runs will not harm Manchester City's title bid
Jan 10 2019
However, Tottenham legend Lineker has been impressed with their ability to remain within touching distance of Liverpool FC and Manchester City this term - after they returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Cardiff City last week.
Chelsea's involvement in the Carabao Cup semi-finals and the FA Cup fourth round the week before have pushed back their visit to the Vitality Stadium, which was originally scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, January 29.
First up is the home leg against Nigel Clough's League One side, who have done an incredible job to make it this far, but must now try and compete with the Premier League's finest.
Aro Muric is expected to start in goal, while Phil Foden will hope to keep his place in midfield after scoring his first Etihad goal in Sunday's 7-0 rout of Rotherham in the FA Cup.
Giant-killers Newport County of League Two (fourth tier), who beat Leicester City in the third round, face a trip to second-tier Middlesbrough, managed by Newport-born Tony Pulis.
"We made good runs in behind and we took it seriously".
"We didn't play brilliantly and a couple of the goals we were disappointed with, as we should have defended them better, but the gulf in quality was very evident and the players came in at half-time and were wide eyed with what they have played against". The draw is set to get underway at the conclusion of the Wolves v Liverpool game which could see Jurgen Klopp's men miss out on another trophy as they look to win the Premier League for the first time.
"Players like me want to play more, to help the team, and we went out there to win". "The best way is to do what you have to do for our future, and we have done".
Despite not being able to get out of their own half since pretty much the opening minute, Burton had a wonderful opportunity with 11 minutes gone.
'A feeling of we can't wait for Gillingham on Saturday, ' said Clough when asked how he felt about the game.
"We went to Plymouth to play in John Uzzell's testimonial".