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Simulated FA Cup third round draw: Chelsea, Spurs, Man City, Man Utd & Liverpool all learn fate



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Chelsea have learned who they could face in the FA Cup third round after Absolute Chelsea simulated the draw.

Mauricio Pochettino‘s side will discover their third round opponents on Sunday afternoon, with the draw set to take place at around 1.15pm (UK time).

Chelsea are ball number 11 for the draw along with Manchester City, which sees Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal all enter the competition.

READ MORE: FA Cup third round draw – Chelsea ball number, confirmed teams, how to watch, fixture dates

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Absolute Chelsea drew all the third round ties ahead of the actual draw taking place on Sunday afternoon, which saw the Blues get handed a home tie against Leicester City.

Simulated FA Cup third round draw ties

  • Stevenage or Port Vale vs Notts County or Shrewsbury Town
  • Burnley vs Manchester United
  • Sheffield United vs Manchester City
  • Liverpool vs AFC Wimbledon or Ramsgate
  • Norwich City vs Wrexham or Yeovil Town
  • Brighton & Hove Albion vs Arsenal
  • Coventry City vs Middlesbrough
  • Crystal Palace vs Cambridge United or Fleetwood Town
  • Chesterfield or Leyton Orient vs Fulham
  • Southampton vs Leeds United
  • Chelsea vs Leicester City
  • Oxford United or Grimsby Town vs Plymouth Argyle
  • Bristol City vs York City or Wigan Athletic
  • Newport County or Barnet vs Millwall
  • Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur
  • Blackburn Rovers vs Crewe Alexandra or Bristol Rovers
  • Hull City vs Rotherham United
  • Newcastle United vs Aston Villa
  • Everton vs Blackpool or Forest green Rovers
  • Eastleigh or Reading vs Preston North End
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Birmingham City
  • Gillingham or Charlton Athletic vs Alfreton Town or Walsall
  • Peterborough United or Doncaster Rovers vs Huddersfield Town
  • West Bromwich Albion vs Queens Park Rangers
  • West Ham United vs AFC Bournemouth
  • Bolton Wanderers or Harrogate Town vs Sutton United or Horsham
  • Maidstone United or Barrow vs Swansea City
  • Sheffield Wednesday vs Wycombe Wanderers or Morecambe
  • Ipswich Town vs Watford
  • Aldershot Town or Stockport County vs Cardiff City
  • Sunderland vs Stoke City
  • Luton Town vs Nottingham Forest