Liverpool drawn to face Manchester United in FA Cup fourth round

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk with team mates (REUTERS)

English Premier League champions Liverpool will face Manchester United in a blockbuster FA Cup tie after the draw for the fourth round was made on Monday.

The two teams will face off at Old Trafford on the weekend of Jan. 23.

Holders Arsenal will go to Southampton, if they win their third-round match at Shrewsbury, while Manchester City travel to Cheltenham.

The draw for the fifth round was also held Monday, to avoid fixture congestion.

Winners of the Manchester United-Liverpool match will have a home tie against either Doncaster Rovers or West Ham.

Fourth-round draw: (matches to be played weekend of Jan. 23):

Cheltenham Town vs Manchester City
Bournemouth vs Crawley Town
Swansea City vs Nottingham Forest
Manchester United vs Liverpool
Southampton or Shrewsbury Town vs Arsenal
Barnsley vs Norwich City
Chorley vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
Millwall vs Bristol City
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Blackpool
Wycombe Wanderers vs Tottenham Hotspur
Fulham vs Burnley
Sheffield United vs Plymouth Argyle
Chelsea vs Luton Town
West Ham United vs Doncaster Rovers
Brentford vs Leicester City
Everton vs Sheffield Wednesday

Fifth-round draw: (matches to be played weekend of Feb. 10)

Manchester United or Liverpool vs West Ham or Doncaster Rovers

Sheffield United or Plymouth Argyle vs Millwall or Bristol City

Chorley or Wolves vs Southampton or Shrewsbury Town or Arsenal

Barnsley or Norwich City vs Chelsea or Luton Town

Everton or Sheffield Wednesday vs Wycombe Wanderers or Tottenham Hotspur

Swansea or Nottingham Forest vs Cheltenham or Manchester City

Brentford or Leicester vs Brighton or Blackpool


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