FA Cup sets up Merseyside derb...


FA Cup sets up Merseyside derby third round clash

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The 2019-20 FA Cup third round will play host to the Merseyside derby.

Monday night's draw for January's traditional curtain-raiser for the leading clubs pitted Everton and Liverpool together.

The Liverpudlian clubs are in Merseyside derby action on Wednesday night in the Premier League at Anfield.

But they won't have to wait long to renew acquaintances after the FA Cup draw. And it will also be at Anfield once again.

The tie will be played on the weekend of January 3rd to 6th.

Meanwhile, Manchester United also face an all-Premier League tie. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side visit Wolves, while Chelsea host Nottingham Forest.

Manchester City also welcome lower league opposition to the Etihad when they take on Port Vale. Elsewhere, Jose Mourinho takes his Tottenham side to Middlesbrough.

Out-of-form Arsenal host Championship high-flyers Leeds United. Premier League surprise package Leicester City will also face Championship opposition with Wigan visiting the King Power Stadium.

Sheffield United's Irish contingent will face non-league opponents in the shape of AFC Fylde. Meanwhile, Newcastle will face the winner of the tie between Rochdale and Boston United.

2019-20 Third Round Draw

Leicester City v Wigan Athletic

QPR v Swansea City

Fulham v Aston Villa

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Wolves v Manchester United

Charlton Athletic v West Brom

Rochdale or Boston United v Newcastle United

Cardiff City v Forest Green Rovers or Carlisle United

Oxford United v Exeter City or Hartlepool United

Sheffield United v AFC Fylde

Southampton v Huddersfield Town

Liverpool v Everton

Bristol City v Shrewsbury Town

Bournemouth v Luton Town

Brighton v Sheffield Wednesday

Bristol Rovers or Plymouth Argyle v Coventry City or Ipswich Town

Eastleigh or Crewe Alexandra v Barnsley

Manchester City v Port Vale

Middlesbrough v Tottenham

Reading v Blackpool

Watford v Tranmere Rovers

Preston v Norwich City

Millwall v Newport County

Crystal Palace v Derby County

Solihull Moors or Rotherham United v Hull City

Brentford v Stoke City

Fleetwood Town v Portsmouth

Arsenal v Leeds United

Gillingham v West Ham United

Burton Albion v Northampton Town

Burnley v Peterborough United

Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers

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