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Middlesbrough vs. Chelsea, FA Cup: Lineups & Game Thread

A cold, Wednesday night ... blah blah blah ... magic of the FA Cup ... blah.

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Scott Heavey

Sea salt & balsamic vinegar chips are way way way way way better than sea salt & vinegar chips! Why must you punish America with the plain vinegar kind, Kettle Chips!? WHY!!

Oh, also, here's some football. No replays, for the love of fixture-congestionapocalypse, please.

Middlesbrough starting lineup (4-5-1):
Jason Steele | George Friend, Rhys Williams, Andre Bikey, Stephen McManus | Curtis Main, Faris Haroun, Grant Leadbitter, Nicky Bailey, Mustapha Carayol | Scott McDonald

Substitutes from: Jayson Leutwiler, Merouane Zemmama, Marvin Emnes, Emmanuel Ledesma, Seb Hines, Ishmael Miller, Richard Smallwood

Chelsea starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Petr Cech | Ryan Bertrand, John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic, Paulo Ferreira | Nathan Ake, Ramires | Yossi Benayoun, Oscar, Victor Moses | Fernando Torres

Substitutes from: Ross Turnbull, Ashley Cole, David Luiz, Frank Lampard, Eden Hazard, Marko Marin, Demba Ba

Roberto Di Matteo once scored a magnificent, legendary goal in an FA Cup final versus Middlesborough. Can someone produce a similar effort tonight? A fitting debut for Nathan Ake, mayhaps?

So yeah, that's a crazy lineup.

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