FA Cup draw: Arsenal vs Liverpool headline third-round fixtures


The English FA Cup is always known for its upset whenever the teams face each other in this competition. All Premier League and Championship clubs have been drawn into the third round of the 2023/23 FA Cup.

The draw took place ahead of Eastleigh and Reading's second-round match at the Silverlake Stadium on Sunday, December 3, 2023. The major headline of the round's fixture is the clash between Arsenal and Liverpool while Sunderland play Newcastle United for the first time in seven years.

Manchester United were drawn away in a domestic cup tie for the first time since 2021 as they go to Wigan, after having 12 games in a row at Old Trafford. Defending Champions, Manchester City were handed a home tie against Championship side Huddersfield, while Chelsea also have a home fixture against second-tier opposition in Preston.

See the full draw below:

Luton vs Bolton

Shrewsbury vs Wrexham or Yeovil

Arsenal vs Liverpool

Stoke vs Brighton

Norwich vs Crewe or Bristol Rovers

West Ham vs Bristol City

Tottenham vs Burnley

Fulham vs Rotherham

West Brom vs Aldershot or Stockport

Southampton vs Alfreton Town or Walsall

AFC Wimbledon or Ramsgate vs Ipswich Town

Peterborough United vs Leeds

Millwall vs Leicester

Watford vs Chesterfield or Leyton Orient

Sunderland vs Newcastle

Sheffield Wednesday vs Cardiff

Crystal Palace vs Everton

Middlesbrough vs Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest vs Blackpool or Forest Green Rovers

Wigan Athletic vs Manchester United

Manchester City vs Huddersfield

Gillingham vs Sheffield United

Swansea vs Morecambe

Blackburn Rovers vs Cambridge

Chelsea vs Preston North End

QPR vs Bournemouth

Coventry vs Oxford

Brentford vs Wolves

Maidstone vs Stevenage or Port Vale

Newport or Barnet vs Eastleigh or Reading

Hull vs Birmingham

Note: The third-round ties will take place between January 5 and January 8, 2024.