Team news: Four changes for cup clash

Starting XI announced at Craven Cottage.

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Leeds United face Fulham in the Emirates FA Cup fifth round this evening at Craven Cottage.

Javi Gracia has made four changes to his starting line-up following the win over Southampton at the weekend, with Georginio Rutter, Rasmus Kristensen, Marc Roca and Crysencio Summerville all making the XI.

Illan Meslier starts in goal for the Whites, and his defence features Rasmus Kristensen, captain Luke Ayling, Robin Koch and Junior Firpo - with Max Wober not included in tonight’s squad.

A midfield trio of Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie and Marc Roca is set to be used, with Willy Gnonto and Crysencio Summerville out wide, whilst Georginio Rutter replaces Patrick Bamford up front for Leeds.

Our bench this evening includes Jack Harrison, Brenden Aaronson, Bamford, Mateo Joseph, Darko Gyabi, Sonny Perkins, Diogo Monteiro and goalkeeper Joel Robles. We also see the return of Archie Gray in a matchday squad this evening.

Tonight’s game will kick-off at 7.45pm and the match will be streamed live on BBC One. For those not in attendance at Craven Cottage, and unable to watch the stream, you can follow the live Leeds United blog online here.

Starting XI: Meslier (GK), Ayling (C), Firpo, Koch, Roca, Summerville, Adams, Rutter, Kristensen, McKennie, Gnonto.

Substitutes: Robles (GK), Aaronson, Bamford, Harrison, Perkins, Gyabi, Monteiro, Joseph, Gray.

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