FA Cup: United, City Draw Lower League Foes; Chelsea Get Newcastle

FA Cup: United, City Draw Lower League Foes; Chelsea Get Newcastle

By James Agberebi: Manchester United have been handed an easy draw as they will be guests to League Two side Yeovil Town while Manchester City will face either Cardiff City or Mansfield away in the fourth round (round 32) of the Emirates FA Cup.

The draw was held on Monday night.

Newcastle United will be away to either Premier League champions Chelsea or Norwich.

Both Chelsea and Norwich will have to settle their tie in a replay at Stamford Bridge after their first meeting ended 0-0.

Tottenham Hotspur were drawn against League Two side Newport County who will host the tie with Liverpool welcoming Premier League club West Brom at Anfield.

Super Eagles stars Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa’s Leicester will be away to Peterborough.

The Foxes will have to first defeat Fleetwood Town in a replay that will take place at the King Power Stadium.

In other fourth round games, Ola Aina and Hull City will welcome Nottingham Forest who knocked out holders Arsenal, while Isaac Success’ Watford will travel to St Mary’s to face Southampton.

Other fixtures aree: Sheffield United vs Preston North End, Carlisle/Sheffield Wednesday vs Stevenage/Reading with Sone Aluko, Notts County vs Wolverhampton Wanderers/Swansea, Huddersfield vs Birmingham City, Millwall vs Rochdale, Bournemouth/Wigan vs Shrewsbury/West Ham and Middlesbrough vs Crystal Palace/Brighton and Hove Albion.

The games will be played between Friday, 26 and Monday, 29 January, 2018.

FA Cup 4th Round Draw:

Peterborough vs Leicester/Fleetwood

Yeovil vs Man United

Cardiff/Mansfield vs Man City

Middlesbrough vs Crystal Palace/Brighton

Newport County vs Spurs

Liverpool vs West Brom

Huddersfield vs Birmingham

Notts County vs Wolves/Swansea

Carlisle/Sheffield Wednesday vs Stevenage/Reading

MK Dons vs Coventry

Millwall vs Rochdale

Southampton vs Watford

Bournemouth/Wigan vs Shrewsbury/West Ham

Hull vs Nottingham Forest

Norwich/Chelsea vs Newcastle

Sheffield United vs Preston