Man United against the Reds … a fiery battle leads the Federation Cup

  • 12-01-2021, 09:21
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    Baghdad - INA

    Manchester United will host rivals Liverpool in the fourth round of the FA Cup after the draw on Monday, and the upcoming confrontation will take place a week after another match between them in the Premier League.

    The two Premier League rivals meet in the competition next Sunday, for the first time since Dirk Kuyt scored the late-winning goal to win Liverpool 2-1 in January 2012.United have not beat Liverpool since March 2018, and United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has not yet tasted victory against Liverpool in four attempts as a coach, including once with Cardiff City.

    Defending champions Arsenal will play the winners from Southampton and Shrewsbury Town. The date of the confrontation between them in the third round has not been decided, after the match was postponed due to cases of infection with the Corona virus in Shrewsbury.

    The Football Association said its pro-competition committee would meet this week to decide the fate of the Southampton-Shrewsbury match.Manchester City are visiting Cheltenham Town, fourth-tier competitor, while Tottenham Hotspur, who beat Marin of the eighth division, will face Wicombe Wanderers in the second division.