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Liverpool to face Manchester United at Old Trafford in fourth round of FA Cup

LFC Globe
11th January 2021
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Liverpool have found out their opponents for the next two rounds in the FA Cup, should they make it, starting with Man United at Old Trafford.

's side will take on their arch rivals in the fourth round having beaten 4-1 on Friday evening.

Liverpool will travel up the M62 on the weekend of January 23/24 to take on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, with the hosts squeezing past Watford with a 1-0 win in the previous round.

The fixture falls between the Reds' clash against on January 21 and a trip to the Hostpur Stadium on January 28.

The fifth round draw also took place on Monday, with the winners facing an easier opponent in the next round in either Stockport County, West Ham or Doncaster Rovers on February 10/11

The two sides - who are currently top of the Premier League table and face eachother this weekend - last met in the FA Cup in 2012, with the Reds progressing at Anfield after a late strike by Dirk Kuyt after Ji-sung Park had cancelled out Daniel Agger's opener.

They last met in a cup competition in 2012, with Klopp's side knocking United out of the Europa League in the round of 16, with , and scoring across the two legs.

While the likes of insisted the Reds would like to go far in the competition, Old Trafford remains a tricky venue, particularly considering Liverpool's record in the FA Cup under Klopp.

Liverpool last won the FA Cup over 14 years ago, having been beaten in the semi-finals and finals twice in the previous decade.

4th/5th Round Draws in Full

FA Cup 4th Round Draw

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Fourth round:

Cheltenham Town v Man City
v Crawley Town
v Nottingham Forest
Man United v Liverpool
or Shrewsbury Town v Arsenal
Barnsley v
Chorley v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Millwall v Bristol City
v Blackpool
Wycombe Wanderers v Hotspur
v
v Plymouth Argyle
v Luton Town
Stockport County or v Doncaster Rovers
Brentford v
v Sheffield Wednesday

Fifth round:

or will play or Crawley
Man United or Liverpool v Stockport County or West Ham or Doncaster Rovers
or Plymouth Argyle v Millwall or Bristol City
Chorley or v or Shrewsbury Town or Arsenal
Barnsley or v or Luton Town
or Sheffield Wednesday v Wycombe Wanderers or Hotspur
Swansea or Nottingham Forest v Cheltenham or Man City
Brentford or Leicester v Brighton or Blackpool

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