- Chelsea, Man City, and Liverpool all have the easiest fixtures on paper
- Man United, West Ham, and Leicester City are all set to battle fellow EPL opponents
- Matches for the third round are scheduled to be played between Friday, January 7 and Monday, January 10 in 2022
Man United have landed tough opponents in the FA Cup after being drawn alongside Premier League rivals Aston Villa in the third round of the tournament.
The draw saw clubs from the Premier League and Championship enter the competition after lower-tier sides faced off in the previous round.
Fifteen lower-league teams and five from the non-league are scheduled to take part in the third round.
Chelsea earned themselves a relatively easier fixture, with the European champions set to host fifth-tier side, Chesterfield.
Kidderminster, who are the lowest-ranked team in the tournament have been drawn against Championship outfit, Reading.
In other fixtures of the competition, reigning champions Leicester are scheduled to face off against Watford as Arsenal travel to Nottingham Forest.
Liverpool, meanwhile, are set to host Shrewsbury Town as Man City take a trip to Swindon Town.
The third-round fixtures are scheduled to be played between 7-10 January 2022.
Here is the draw in full:
Boreham Wood/St Albans City v AFC Wimbledon
Yeovil Town v Bournemouth
Stoke City v Leyton Orient
Swansea City v Southampton
Chelsea v Chesterfield
Liverpool v Shrewsbury Town
Cardiff City v Preston North End
Coventry City v Derby County
Burnley v Huddersfield Town
West Bromwich Albion v Brighton
Kidderminster Harriers v Reading
Leicester City v Watford
Mansfield Town v Middlesbrough
Hartlepool United v Blackpool
Hull City v Everton
Bristol City v Fulham
Tottenham Hotspur v Morecambe
Millwall v Crystal Palace
Port Vale v Brentford
Swindon Town v Manchester City
Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers
Luton Town v Harrogate Town
Birmingham City v Plymouth Argyle
Manchester United v Aston Villa
Wolves v Sheffield United
Newcastle United v Cambridge United
Barnsley v Ipswich Town/Barrow
Peterborough United v Bristol Rovers
West Ham v Leeds United
Queens Park Rangers v Rotherham United
Charlton Athletic v Norwich City
Nottingham Forest v Arsenal
Source: Sports Brief News