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Emirates FA Cup: Ajayi Faces Man City Test; Iwobi, Balogun, Ndidi, Iheanacho Get Tricky Fixtures

Emirates FA Cup: Ajayi Faces Man City Test; Iwobi, Balogun, Ndidi, Iheanacho Get Tricky Fixtures

Super Eagles defender, Semi Ajayi and his Rotherham United teammates will face Manchester City in the Third Round of the Emirates FA Cup at the Etihad Stadium, while Victor Moses’ Chelsea have been handed a home tie against Nottingham Forest, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Arsenal with their Nigerian star, Alex Iwobi will face the winner of the Emirates FA Cup Second Round replay between National League outfit, Solihull Moors and League one club, Blackpool.

Brighton Hove and Albion who have Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun in their ranks will travel to the Vitality Stadium where they will be guests of Bournemouth in the FA Cup Third Round clash.

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Nigerian duo, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho and their Leicester City teammates will keep a date with the winner of Wrexham and Newport County in another Emirates FA Cup
Second Round replay.

Tottenham, still seeking their first trophy under Mauricio Pochettino, go on a trip to Merseyside for their Emirates FA Cup Third Round clash with either Southport of the National League North or League Two Tranmere Rovers.

Liverpool will travel to Wolves in one of only two all-Premier League ties.

All the matches will take place between January 4-7.

Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 in the final of the Emirates FA Cup last season with Eden Hazard scoring the winner from the spot

Emirates FA Cup 3rd Round Draw: Full Fixtures

Bolton Wanderers v Walsall or Sunderland
Millwall v Hull City
Gillingham v Cardiff City
Brentford v Oxford United
Sheffield Wednesday v Luton Town
Manchester United v Reading
Everton v Lincoln City
Tranmere Rovers or Southport v Tottenham
Preston North End v Doncaster Rovers
Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers
Chelsea v Nottingham Forest
Crystal Palace v Grimsby Town
Derby County v Southampton
Accrington Stanley v Ipswich Town
Bristol City v Huddersfield Town
Wrexham or Newport County v Leicester City
Fulham v Oldham Athletic
Shrewsbury Town v Stoke City
Solihull Moors or Blackpool v Arsenal
Manchester City v Rotherham United
Bournemouth v Brighton and Hove Albion
West Ham v Birmingham City
Woking v Watford
Burnley v Barnsley
QPR v Leeds United
Sheffield United v Barnet
Norwich City v Portsmouth
Guiseley or Fleetwood v AFC Wimbledon
West Brom v Wigan Athletic
Middlesbrough v Peterborough United or Bradford City
Wolves v Liverpool
Aston Villa v Swansea City

By Adeboye Amosu

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