• Tuesday, March 05, 2024

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Manchester City to face Tottenham in FA Cup 4th round

City have lost on all five previous visits since Spurs’ new stadium opened in 2019, without scoring a single goal.

Pep Guardiola, manager of Manchester City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

By: India Weekly

HOLDERS Manchester City will have to end their hoodoo at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to progress in the FA Cup fourth round as non-league Eastleigh could face Manchester United.

City have lost on all five previous visits since Spurs’ new stadium opened in 2019, without scoring a single goal.

Tottenham, who progressed to the last 32 with a 1-0 win over Burnley on Friday, struck late to snatch a 3-3 draw when the sides last met in December at the Etihad.

United are in action later on Monday away to League One Wigan.

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The winners will face either Eastleigh of the National League or League Two Newport County, who will face off in a third round replay on January 16.

Chelsea host Aston Villa in the other standout tie.

Maidstone, the only other non-league side still in the draw, travel to Championship high-flyers Ipswich.

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Premier League leaders Liverpool will host Norwich or Bristol Rovers after beating Arsenal 2-0 in the pick of the third round ties.

Draw in full:

Watford v Southampton

Blackburn v Wrexham

Bournemouth v Swansea

West Brom v Brentford or Wolves

West Ham or Bristol City v Nottingham Forest or Blackpool

Leicester v Hull or Birmingham

Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry

Chelsea v Aston Villa

Ipswich v Maidstone

Liverpool v Norwich or Bristol Rovers

Tottenham v Manchester City

Leeds v Plymouth

Crystal Palace or Everton v Luton or Bolton

Newport or Eastleigh v Wigan or Manchester United

Sheffield United v Brighton

Fulham v Newcastle

Ties to be played over the weekend of January 26-29

(AFP)

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