The FA Cup 3rd round draw was held a few days earlier and the fixtures has been set for the 3rd round of one of the most coveted competitions of English football.
There has been some crunch games that has been allotted in the early stages of the FA
Cup, also the first stage where the big boys of the English football take part. Arsenal will be hoping to defend their Cup holding status as the Gunners are also the most successful team in FA Cup history with 13 titles in their name.
The ties will be played on the weekend of 6-7 January of 2018.
- Arsenal will travel to Nottingham Forest in the 3rd round.
- Liverpool are up against Everton as a new year Merseyside derby awaits in the FA Cup.
- Non league 7th tier side Hereford will host Leicester if they can overcome Fleetwood in the 2nd round replay.
- Manchester United are at home against Derby while Chelsea will travel to Norwich.
- Premier League leaders City are at home against fellow league side Burnley.
Arsenal won the FA Cup in 2017
Full List of Matches:
Ipswich Town v Sheffield United
Watford v Bristol City
Birmingham City v Burton Albion
Liverpool v Everton
Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace
Aston Villa v Woking or Peterborough United
Bournemouth v AFC Fylde or Wigan
Coventry City v Stoke City
Newport County v Leeds United
Bolton Wanderers v Huddersfield Town
Port Vale or Yeovil Town v Bradford City
Nottingham Forest v Arsenal
Brentford v Notts County
Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons
Manchester United v Derby County
Forest Green Rovers or Exeter City v West Bromwich Albion
Doncaster Rovers v Rochdale
Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Wimbledon
Middlesbrough v Sunderland
Fleetwood or Hereford v Leicester City
Blackburn Rovers or Crewe Alexandra v Hull City
Cardiff City v Mansfield Town
Manchester City v Burnley
Shrewsbury Town v West Ham United
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City
Stevenage v Reading
Newcastle United v Luton Town
Millwall v Barnsley
Fulham v Southampton
Wycombe Wanderers v Preston North End
Norwich City v Chelsea
Gillingham or Carlisle United v Sheffield Wednesday