Team news: Millwall vs. Newport County – six Lions changes as young midfielder given nod

MILLWALL take on League Two Newport in an early kick-off on Saturday for a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Newport reached the fifth round last season while the Lions went one better as they got to the last eight before losing to Brighton on penalties.

Team news



Millwall boss Gary Rowett makes six changes from the side that started in the 3-1 Championship win over Luton Town on New Year's Day.

Jason McCarthy makes his first start since September as he comes in at right-back. Murray Wallace returns to the side on the left side of the defence.

Connor Mahoney and Jiri Skalak start in the wide midfield positions. Billy Mitchell makes his second senior start and Jon Dadi Bodvarsson partners Matt Smith up front in a 4-4-2 formation.



4-4-2: Bialkowski; McCarthy, Pearce, Cooper, M Wallace; Mahoney, Mitchell, Molumby, Skalak; Smith, Bodvarsson.

Subs: Steele, Hutchinson, Brown, Ferguson, J Wallace, O’Brien, Bradshaw.

Here is the Newport side, including former Millwall goalkeeper Tom King:

Image: Millwall FC 

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