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The Man City selection dilemma for Pep Guardiola without a simple solution

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It's a problem Pep Guardiola has faced before ahead of cup ties, but when he comes to prepare his Manchester City side for the FA Cup game against Newport on Saturday, there is no obvious solution that is presenting itself.

Go strong and win the game, or take the risk and rotate the pack?

But when City travel to Newport, there is an extra factor to consider - the pitch.



Just like when City played Burton at the Pirelli Stadium in the Carabao Cup, the icy playing surface affected Guardiola's selection.

And when MEN Sport asked City fans how Guardiola should approach the game, they were split.

In both those games, Guardiola made changes to his side, giving fringe players an opportunity to impress him.

City travel to South Wales looking to progress in the cup, having beaten Rotherham and Burnley at the Etihad already in the competition this season.
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