Manchester City v Newcastle: FA Cup quarter-final – live

Updates from the 5.30pm GMT kick-off at the EtihadFA Cup quarter-finals: what to look out for this weekendGet in touch! Send your thoughts in an email to Tom

Some brief pre-match words from Pep. Asked if he enjoys this business end of the season, the City manager replies: “If you’re in contention for titles then yes, but not if you’re not. The motivation [beyond reaching six semi-finals in a row] is working out how to beat Newcastle, and there have been some very tight games against them in recent seasons.”

A reminder that this tie will go to extra-time and penalties if the scores are level here, which will delight my print colleagues on tight deadlines.

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