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Preview: FA Cup - Birmingham City vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Roger Johnson is likely to face his former club as Wolves travel to Birmingham in Saturday's first FA Cup third round fixture.

Saturday's first FA Cup third round tie is a Midlands derby as Wolves travel to Birmingham City.

The Premier League strugglers will be looking to pick up their first win in seven against their Championship counterparts.

Roger Johnson is likely to face his former club for the visitors, who may rest in-form forward Steven Fletcher, allowing Kevin Doyle and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake to make their mark up front.

Chris Hughton's Blues could hand a start to promising teenage winger Nathan Redmond, who has impressed in European appearances this campaign.

Current Form:

Birmingham: WWLDWD
Wolves: LLDDDL

Possible lineups:

Birmingham: Myhill; Murphy, N'Daw, Ridgewell, Davies; Burke, Fahey, Beausejour, Redmond; King, Wood

Wolves: Hennessey; Stearman, Johnson, Berra, Ward; Hamill, Henry, Frimpong, Milijas; Ebanks-Blake, Doyle

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