FA Cup 3rd round fixtures: Liverpool vs Everton, Arsenal vs Leeds Utd and the rest of the ties

FA Cup 3rd round fixtures: Liverpool vs Everton, Arsenal vs Leeds Utd and the rest of the ties



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The much-anticipated draw for the FA Cup third round has been made.

The pick of the ties sees a Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton, in what will be the fifth meeting between these two rivals in the competition’s history.

Holders Manchester City face League Two side Port Vale at the Etihad Stadium, and speaking to the BBC after the draw, their manager joked that they may ‘have to park the bus a few times!’.

Eight of the ten London clubs have been drawn at home, with the pick of the matches seeing Arsenal take on Leeds United and Marcelo Bielsa at the Emirates Stadium.

Chelsea host Nottingham Forest, while Tottenham and West Ham are on the road.

Spurs face a reunion with former players Jonathan Woodgate and Robbie Keane when they face Middlesborough, while West Ham are away to Gillingham.

Here is the third round draw in full…

Leicester City vs Wigan Athletic
QPR vs  Swansea City
Fulham vs Aston Villa
Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest
Wolves vs Man Utd
Charlton Athletic vs West Brom
Rochdale/Boston Utd vs Newcastle Utd
Cardiff City vs Forest Green or Carlisle
Oxford Utd vs Exeter/Hartlepool
Sheffield Utd vs AFC Flyde
Southampton vs Huddersfield
Liverpool vs Everton
Bristol City vs Shrewsbury Town
Bournemouth vs Luton Town
Brighton vs Sheffield Wednesday
Bristol Rovers/Plymouth vs Coventry/Ipswich
Eastleign/Crewe Alexandra vs Barnsley
Man City vs Port Vale
Middlesbrough vs Tottenham
Reading vs Blackpool
Watford vs Tranmere
Preston vs Norwich City
Millwall vs Newport County
Crystal Palace vs Derby County
Rotherham vs Hull City
Brentford vs Stoke City
Fleetwood Town vs Portsmouth
Arsenal vs Leeds Utd
Gillingham vs West Ham
Burton Albion vs Northampton
Burnley vs Peterborough
Birmingham City vs Blackburn Rovers

The matches will be played across the weekend of Friday January 3 to Sunday January 5, 2020.​



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