Mascherano missing for cup clash

Javier Mascherano will miss Wednesday's FA Cup third round replay at home to Reading as he serves the final game of his four-match ban.

Last Updated: 12/01/10 at 17:20

Mascherano: Serves final game of four-match ban

Mascherano: Serves final game of four-match ban

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