Full FA Cup third round draw as Arsenal set for showdown vs Liverpool

Full FA Cup third round draw as Arsenal set for showdown vs Liverpool

Rene Otinga
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Arsenal have been given a tough test in the FA Cup third round
  • The Gunners will host Liverpool in the stand out fixture of the round
  • Manchester United will face Wigan Athletic in the same round

The FA Cup third round draw is out, with Arsenal facing a tough home game against familiar foes Liverpool.

With January fast apprTyne-Wearaching, English teams have learnt of their opponents in the oldest competition in the country, with Manchester United coming up against 2013 winners Wigan Athletic.

Holders Manchester City come up against Huddersfield, and there will be another interesting clash in the third round as Sunderland face Newcastle in the Tyne-Wear derby.

Here is the full third-round draw, as cited on BBC:

Luton Town v Bolton Wanderers

Shrewsbury Town v Wrexham/Yeovil Town

Arsenal v Liverpool

Stoke City v Brighton and Hove Albion

Norwich City v Crewe/Bristol Rovers

West Ham v Bristol City

Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley

Fulham v Rotherham United

West Bromwich Albion v Aldershot or Stockport County

Southampton v Alfreton Town or Walsall

AFC Wimbledon/Ramsgate v Ipswich Town

Peterborough United v Leeds United

Millwall v Leicester City

Watford v Chesterfield/Leyton Orient

Sunderland v Newcastle United

Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City

Crystal Palace v Everton

Middlesbrough v Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest v Blackpool/Forest Green Rovers

Wigan Athletic v Manchester United

Manchester City v Huddersfield Town

Blackburn Rovers v Cambridge United

Gillingham v Sheffield United

Swansea City v Morecambe

Chelsea v Preston North End

QPR v Bournemouth

Coventry City v Oxford United

Brentford v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Plymouth Argyle v Sutton United

Maidstone United v Stevenage/Port Vale

Newport County/Barnet v Eastleigh/Reading

Hull City v Birmingham

What happened the last time Arsenal faced Liverpool?

The Gunners are yet to face Liverpool in the league this season, with both sides showing early title credentials.

You have to go back to April 2023 for the last time the two sides met in the Premier League in a game that ended in an entertaining 2-2 stalemate.

Before the FA Cup third-round clash, Liverpool will host Arsenal on December 23.

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