Date:Saturday January 5 2013
League action goes out the window as Peterborough United host Premiership Norwich City in the Third Round of the FA Cup.
Peterborough United -Vs- Norwich City
Venue: London Road
Date: 5th January, 2013
Posh have a welcome break from the rigours of the Championship relegation fight as they look to start a rare cup run until Darren Ferguson.
Fergie has never had a decent Cup run during his time at Posh and is very keen to finally have one. Posh have lost out to Premiership opposition in each of the last four seasons in the third round!
It`s a big ask though as Posh face Norwich City who currently sit in 12th place in the Premiership while also not having any recognised senior strikers available for the match!
The Canaries will have two very familiar faces in their squad as both Russ Martin and Ryan Bennett are both expected to feature during the game.
Posh boss Darren Ferguson will be forced to change his team as he will be without the in-form strike pairing of Dwight Gayle (Cup tied) and Lee Tomlin (suspended) while central defender Gaby Zakuani is in Africa ahead of DR Congo`s campaign in the African Cup of Nations.
There are also a couple of other players with knocks but they are expected to recover in time for the Cup clash.
Shaun Brisley is expected to replace Zakuani while midfielders George Boyd and Danny Swanson will battle it out with seventeen year old Jaanai Gordon-Hutton for the two forward places.
Vital Posh predicts the starting line-up will be:
Bostwick, Brisley, Knight-Percival
Little, Ferdinand, Newell, Rowe
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