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Fulham vrs Man City - Team News

last updated Friday 05th December 2008, 6:48 PM

Fulham (from):

Schwarzer, Zuberbuhler,

Paintsil, Stoor, Hangeland, Hughes, Leijer, Baird, Konchesky, Kallio,

Andreasen, Bullard, Etuhu, Murphy, Davies, Gera, Gray,

Zamora, Nevland, Johnson, Dempsey, Seol.

Defender Chris Baird is Fulham's only doubt.

Baird's wife and child are ill, but manager Roy Hodgson is hopeful he will make himself available.

Long-term injury victim Diomansy Kamara remains sidelined following knee surgery in the summer, and midfielder Andranik Teymourian is also still out.

Man City (from):

Hart, Schmeichel,

Zabaleta, Richards, Dunne, Garrido, Ball, Ben Haim, Onuoha,

Ireland, Kompany, Hamann, Benjani Mwaruwari, Jo, Sturridge,

Wright-Phillips,Robinho, Vassell, Evans.

Manchester City midfielder Elano will be sidelined for up to 10 days after suffering a groin strain in the draw against Paris St Germain in the UEFA Cup in midweek.

It means he will be sidelined for the Barclays Premier League match at Fulham on Saturday, but manager Mark Hughes added: "The problem is not as bad as first feared."

Robinho (ankle), Shaun Wright Phillips (knee) and Micah Richards (ankle) remain doubtful through injury after they all sat out the European fixture.

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