Unless you have been on another planet you will all know that this is the dress rehearsal for the final of the most loved cup competition on the globe.
Wigan Athletic travel the short distance for a local Premiership game against last season’s champions & probably this season’s runner’s up Manchester City.
With a squad as big as the egos at the impressive Etihad it will be no mean feat to come away with a share of the points let alone all three.
Joe Hart, Jack Rodwell, Micah Richards and Maicon will probably all start while Roberto Martinez might just surprise everybody by playing an unchanged starting XI to fox Mancini and his meticulous plans.
Last season we lost on the road three-nil while this season’s result also went in the Sky Blues favour with a two-nil win at The DW.
However Latics require no Wembley hangover as they strive for a ninth consecutive season, the lessons of Brum must be learned and absorbed by all concerned.
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