Man City has been drawn against Tottenham in the fourth round of the FA Cup. The winners of this match will progress to the fifth round of the competition. The draw also revealed that Manchester United will face either Eastleigh or Newport County in their round four match.
Holders Manchester City is facing a tough challenge as they will have to overcome their poor record at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to defend their FA Cup title. Since Spurs’ new stadium opened in 2019, City has lost all five of their previous visits without scoring a single goal. Tottenham, led by coach Ange Postecouglou, earned a 3-3 draw against City in their last meeting in December at the Etihad.
In another notable fourth round tie, Chelsea will host Aston Villa. This match promises to be an exciting encounter.
Meanwhile, Manchester United’s opponents in round four will be determined after a third-round replay between Eastleigh and Newport County on January 16. Maidstone, the only non-league side remaining in the draw, will face Championship team Ipswich in their away match.
Premier League leaders Liverpool will host either Norwich or Bristol Rovers in their fourth-round tie, following their 2-0 victory against Arsenal in the third round. This match is one of the highlights of the earlier rounds of the competition.