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Brentford head coach Thomas Frank heavily rotates his team for today’s FA Cup fourth-round clash, making nine changes to the side that drew with Huddersfield in the Championship last weekend.Emiliano Marcondes, who scored the only goal as they beat Stoke in the third round, starts in attack alongside Halil Dervisoglu and Joel Valencia.Bryan Mbeumo is…

Brentford head coach Thomas Frank heavily rotates his team for today’s FA Cup fourth-round clash, making nine changes to the side that drew with Huddersfield in the Championship last weekend.

Emiliano Marcondes, who scored the only goal as they beat Stoke in the third round, starts in attack alongside Halil Dervisoglu and Joel Valencia.

Bryan Mbeumo is the only member of their usual attacking trio who could be involved, he starts on the bench today, while Ollie Watkins is rested and Said Benrahma is unavailable as his father died this week.

This team selection suggests Bees boss Frank has more than one eye on Tuesday’s big game against fellow promotion chasers Nottingham Forest.

Brentford XI: Daniels, Thompson, Yearwood, Mokotjo, Valencia, Marcondes, Dervisoglu, Jeanvier, Zamburek, Racic, Roerslev.

Subs: Gunnarsson, Henry, Pinnock, Norgaard, Dasilva, Mbeumo, Hammar.

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers also rotates his side, making nine changes to the team which beat West Ham in midweek.

Caglar Soyuncu and Ayoze Perez are the only men to retain their starting berths, as Rodgers completely changes his midfield.

Wes Morgan comes in to captain the side, with Christian Fuchs and James Justin taking up the full-back spots, and Danny Ward gets a rare chance between the sticks.

As expected, star striker Jamie Vardy isn’t included in the matchday squad after picking up an injury on Wednesday.

Leicester XI: Ward, Justin, Morgan, Soyuncu, Fuchs, Choudhury, Praet, Gray, Albrighton, Perez, Iheanacho

Subs: Schmeichel, Ricardo, Evans, Dewsbury-Hall, Tielemans, Maddison, Barnes.

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