All the Premier League clubs will be in FA Cup action this week, including Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United.
Below we look at some of the most exciting fixtures fans can enjoy.
1- Arsenal vs Liverpool (Exciting FA Cup Match)
Arsenal vs Liverpool will be the standout fixture of the FA Cup this week. The two sides are competing for the Premier League title this campaign, but they will not want to miss out on a domestic trophy as well.
Arsenal picked up a shocking 2-1 loss at Fulham on Sunday, thus missing the opportunity to go top of the table. Meanwhile, Liverpool will play their league fixture with Newcastle United on Monday.
2- Wigan Athletic vs Manchester United
Manchester United haven’t had much to cheer about this season. They suffered an early elimination from the Champions League and the Carabao Cup, while they are languishing in sixth place in the Premier League.
Manager Erik ten Hag will want to win the FA Cup to restore the supporters’ faith that he is the man to take their club to the next level. Standing in their way in the competition’s third round will be League One outfit Wigan Athletic who have been massively struggling this season.
3- Manchester City vs Huddersfield Town
Manchester City completed a treble of trophies last term by winning the Champions League, the Premier League, and the FA Cup. They haven’t been very convincing this campaign but can still pull off the same feat next year.
Pep Guardiola’s side will enter the FA Cup fixture on the back of a 2-0 victory over Sheffield United, thanks to a goal each from Rodri and Julian Alvarez.
4- Sunderland vs Newcastle United
There is a lot of history behind the rivalry between Sunderland and Newcastle. The two sides haven’t faced each other since March 2016 when they played out a 1-1 draw in the Premier League.
The fortunes of the two clubs have been very different in recent years as Newcastle are now aiming for regular Champions League football while Sunderland are even struggling to gain Premier League promotion. However, no matter their current situation, no side will want to lose to the other this Saturday.
5- Chelsea vs Preston
Chelsea responded well to their defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers earlier this month as they went on to beat Crystal Palace and Luton Town.
They will now come up against a mid-table Championship side in Preston. But given their unconvincing performances this campaign, any result is possible this week.