City to face Chelsea in FA Cup third round

By Ric Turner, Thu 01 December 2022 13:32

City to face Chelsea in FA Cup third roundAnother difficult tie awaits the Blues at the Etihad

City will face Chelsea in the FA Cup third round, following the draw on Monday evening.

The tie will be played at the Etihad Stadium between 6-9th January 2023, and is almost certain to be one of the games selected for television coverage.

The two sides have already faced each other in the Carabao Cup this season, with the Blues running out 2-0 winners, and are also scheduled to meet at Stamford Bridge in the league on Thursday 5th January.

Draw in full

Preston v Huddersfield
Middlesbrough v Brighton
Chesterfield v West Brom
Manchester City v Chelsea
Charlton or Stockport County v Walsall
Boreham Wood v Accrington
Tottenham v Portsmouth
Derby v Barnsley
Cardiff v Leeds
Brentford v West Ham
Bournemouth v Burnley
Coventry v Wrexham
Norwich v Blackburn
Aston Villa v Stevenage
Luton v Wigan
Oxford v Arsenal
Fleetwood v QPR
Liverpool v Wolves
Grimsby v Burton
Blackpool v Nottingham Forest
Dagenham & Redbridge or Gillingham v Leicester
Forest Green v Birmingham
Bristol City v Swansea
Hartlepool v Stoke
Hull v Fulham
Crystal Palace v Southampton
Millwall v Sheffield United
Shrewsbury v Sunderland
Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle
Manchester United v Everton
Reading v Watford
Ipswich v Rotherham