Date:Friday January 22 2010
Cardiff City Stadium
Leicester go in search of their second Welsh FA Cup scalp tomorrow afternoon when they travel to the Cardiff City Stadium.
The Foxes knocked out Swanea in the third round thanks to Dany N'Guessan's late winner, whilst Cardiff secured their passage with a 1-0 replay win against Bristol City midweek.
Last weekend saw City go down 1-0 to Swansea in the Championship, their first defeat in five matches. Cardiff's late goal at Scunthorpe saw them grab their share of the spoils at Glanford Park, as they sit two places above the Foxes in the Championship table in 5th.
The two sides have not yet met in the league this season after the scheduled fixture at Cardiff in January was postptoned thanks to a frozen pitch.
Tomorrow's match is one of three all-Championship ties in the competition, guaranteeing some football league participation in round five.
And Nigel Pearson will be hoping it is his Foxes side which go into the hat for the fifth round draw on Sunday evening.
Nigel Pearson: 'It was always going to be a difficult game whoever we played against, it'll be a tough one but I think it'll be a game where both sides will feel they have a decent chance of progressing'.
Midfielder Gavin Rae faces a late fitness test on the hamstring injury which has seen him miss Cardiff's last two matches.
Aaron Wildig and Adam Matthews are also both doubts with back and groin injuries respectively.
The former-Aston Villa midfielder has been in sensational goal-scoring form for the Bluebirds this season, finding the net 16 times in all competitions this season - from the left wing.
Bruno Berner is still sidelined with a troublesome calf injury, so Ryan McGivern should continue at left back.
Leicester are trying to get clearance to allow new signing Nobby Solano to play, as the Peruvian looks for his Foxes debut.
The youth academy graduate has found the net three times in the past five matches for Nigel Pearson's men, and will be looking to continue his goal-scoring form tomorrow afternoon.
With Richie Wellens benched for the Swansea defeat, competition in the middle of the park is rife, and King will need to be on form to keep out the former-Doncaster man.
- There are 12 Championship clubs left in the competition.
- This will be the fourth meeting of these two sides in the FA Cup, Cardiff currently winning by two victories to one.
- Cardiff have drawn four of their last five matches in all competitions.
- Leicester go in search of the fifth round for the first time since 2004/05 when they reached the quarter finals.
- Losing would be the Foxes' 100th FA Cup defeat.
Cardiff 2-0 Leicester. Sorry!
Tuesday 26th January
Cardiff: Bristol City (A)
Leicester: Barnsley (A)
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