Liverpool set to host its Merseyside rivals, Everton in the FA Cup third round in January. While defending champions Manchester City will defend their title at home welcoming third-tier Port Vale.
The Toffees will first visit the Anfield on Wednesday night for Premier League game. Before their trip to Anfield for a second time this season during the first week of January.
Jurgen Klopp’s side is eight points open at the top of the league. While Everton sits two points above the relegation zone. This is a pressure on the Everton boss Marco Silva.
Since this period is about club bosses exit, It may be tough for Liverpool to defeat the Toffees easily. Losing these ties to the Reds might end his stay at the club. They will struggle to increase points and reduce the weight on the team.
Manchester City beat Watford 6-0 in the final of last season, making them the holder. And will kick-start their 2019-20 campaign, with League Two Port Vale taking place at the Etihad Stadium.
Obviously, the City’s side is easy, this may be a simple tie for the Man City. Nevertheless, Watford might come out tough as they displayed their form some times.
Manchester United faces a tough away tie against its Premier League rivals Wolverhampton. Who knocked them out of the competition in the quarter-finals of last season. While Arsenal welcomes Championship leaders Leeds United to the Emirates Stadium.
Meanwhile, Tottenham will visit Middlesbrough, managed by former Spurs defender Jonathan Woodgate, and Chelsea welcomes Nottingham Forest to Stamford Bridge.
Also, the National League side AFC Fylde, the lowest-ranked team surviving to the third round, will travel to Premier League to meet Sheffield United.
All the ties takes place from 3-6 January. Now the fates of the clubs lie in their strengths and abilities as we await who makes it to the next round.