FA Cup third round preview, score picks

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There are some tasty clashes in the FA Cup third round this weekend as two all-Premier League ties have been set up, while there are also a lot of tricky tests against lower league teams for PL clubs.

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Liverpool will host Merseyside rivals Everton at Anfield, while Wolves host Man United as they met for the second season in a row, plus Arsenal host Leeds United and holder Man City host Port Vale.

The third round is where PL and Championship teams enter the oldest knockout competition in the world and plenty of top-flight teams may not take this competition so seriously this season given the congested nature of the Premier League table as managers focus on not being relegated instead of FA Cup glory.

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Below is the draw in full and my score picks are next to them, as the games will be from Saturday to Monday before the fourth draw draw is made.


FA Cup third round draw (JPWs score picks to the right)

Saturday
7:31 a.m. ET: Millwall v Newport County – 3-1
7:31 a.m. ET: Bristol City v Shrewsbury – 4-0
7:31 a.m. ET: Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers – 1-1
7:31 a.m. ET: Rochdale v Newcastle – 1-1
7:31 a.m. ET: Burnley v. Peterborough – 0-2
7:31 a.m. ET: Rotherham United v Hull City – 1-3
10:01 a.m. ET: Southampton v Huddersfield Town – 2-1
10:01 a.m. ET: Watford v Tranmere Rovers – 2-2
10:01 a.m. ET: Cardiff City v Carlisle – 2-0
10:01 a.m. ET: Fulham v Aston Villa – 3-1
10:01 a.m. ET: Preston North End v Norwich City – 2-0
10:01 a.m. ET: Brighton v Sheffield Wednesday – 1-2
10:01 a.m. ET: Brentford v Stoke City – 4-1
10:01 a.m. ET: Oxford United v Hartlepool United – 1-1
10:01 a.m. ET: Reading v Blackpool – 1-2
12:31 p.m. ET: Bournemouth v Luton Town 1-3
12:31 p.m. ET: Leicester City v. Wigan – 2-1
12:31 p.m. ET: Man City v. Port Vale – 5-1
12:31 p.m. ET: Wolves v. Man United – 3-1
12:31 p.m. ET: Fleetwood Town v. Portsmouth – 1-2

Sunday
9:01 a.m. ET: Charlton v West Brom – 1-1
9:01 a.m. ET: Chelsea v Nottingham Forest – 3-0
9:01 a.m. ET: Middlesbrough v Tottenham – 2-2
9:01 a.m. ET: Crystal Palace v Derby County – 3-2
9:01 a.m. ET: QPR v Swansea – 1-1
9:01 a.m. ET: Sheffield United v AFC Fylde – 4-1
9:01 a.m. ET: Crewe v Barnsley – 1-3
9:01 a.m. ET: Bristol Rovers v Coventry – 1-1
9:01 a.m. ET: Burton Albion v Northampton – 1-1
11:01 a.m. ET: Liverpool v Everton – 3-1
1:16 p.m. ET: Gillingham v West Ham – 2-1

Monday
2:56 p.m. ET: Arsenal v Leeds United – 1-1