Liverpool to play United in FA Cup 3rd Round

Shortly after Liverpool’s defeat against Spurs, the club were handed a 3rd Round FA Cup tie against Man Utd at Old Trafford.

It is the only all-Premier League game in the 3rd round.

The ties will be played over the weekend of 8/9 January 2011.

Liverpool last played United in the FA Cup in the 5th Round in 2006. We won 1-0 at Anfield on our way to winning the FA Cup that season.

Prior to that they met in the 4th Round at Old Trafford in 1999, United winning 2-1.

The clubs have never met in the 3rd round before.

The draw in full is:

Burnley v Port Vale
Coventry v Crystal Palace
Bristol City v Sheffield Wednesday
Fulham v Peterborough
Doncaster v Wolves
Brighton or FC United of Manchester v Portsmouth
Huddersfield v Dover Athletic
Crawley Town or Swindon v Derby
West Ham v Barnsley
Reading v West Brom
Arsenal v Leeds
Sheffield Utd v Aston Villa
Leicester v Man City
Bolton v York
Blackburn v QPR
Swansea v Colchester
Wycombe v Hereford or Lincoln
Stevenage v Newcastle
Burton Albion v Middlesbrough
Millwall v Birmingham
Southampton v Blackpool
Watford v Hartlepool or Yeovil
Chelsea v Ipswich
Sunderland v Notts County or Bournemouth
Scunthorpe v Everton
Man Utd v Liverpool
Hull v Wigan
Stoke v Cardiff
Tottenham v Charlton or Luton
Preston v Nottingham Forest
Norwich v Droylsden or Leyton Orient
Torquay v Carlisle

3 comments on
Liverpool to play United in FA Cup 3rd Round

  1. The FA cup was probably our best chance of winning a trophy this season that has now gone because this team of ours is incapable of doing anything at Old Trafford.We got lucky earlier in the season when they beat us 2-3, this time i fear a good thrashing is on the cards.

    As always we’ll go there with a cautious approach playing on the counter attack as they bombard us time after time.After the first goal before the break the floodgates will open so lets play an attacking game and go for it.

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