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FA Cup Draw: Premier League sides get easy matchups; Manchester United to play Derby County away

The draw for the 4th round of the FA Cup is out with Arsenal hosting Burnley and Manchester United facing Derby County away from home.

The 4th round of the FA Cup begins on the 30th of January

The draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup was held on Monday and was broadcast live on BBC One. The result of the draw came out in favour of the Premier League sides, with very few meeting each other.

Defending champions Arsenal, who overcame Sunderland 3-1 at home in their third round encounter, will host Championship side Burnley while Manchester United face a tough match-up, going away to Derby County, 2nd in the Championship. The last time Derby and United played in the FA Cup, goals from Nani, Darron Gibson, Cristiano Ronaldo and Danny Welbeck helped the Red Devils go through 4-1.

Among the other encounters, the all-Premier League matches will feature Crystal Palace hosting Stoke City, Liverpool hosting West Ham if the Reds get past Exeter in the replay and Aston Villa hosting Manchester City if the Villans defeat Wycombe in the replay. Defending Premier League champions Chelsea will visit the winner of Northampton vs MK Dons for their match.

Oxford City, the team that caused a huge upset in the 3rd round by defeating Swansea City, will host the winners of Newport County vs Blackburn Rovers, a match that was postponed and will now be played between the 19-20 of January. 

We could also see a derby in the fourth round, with Bournemouth visiting the winners of Ipswich vs Portsmouth. If it does happen, Portsmouth will look to get one up on their rivals Bournemouth.  

The matches will be played on the weekend of 30-31 January with the 3rd round replays played on 19-20 January. 

FA Cup fourth round draw (As it happened)

Premier League teams have been listed in bold. The team mentioned first will play at home.

West Brom vs Bristol City or Peterborough United

Eastleigh or Bolton vs Leeds United

Arsenal vs Burnley

Derby County vs Manchester United

Huddersfield Town or Reading vs Walsall

Exeter or Liverpool vs West Ham

Wycombe Wanderers or Aston Villa vs Manchester City

Shrewsbury Town vs Sheffield Wednesday

Nottingham Forest vs Watford

Carlisle United or Yeovil vs Everton

Crystal Palace vs Stoke City

Oxford United vs Newport County or Blackburn Rovers

Ipswich Town or Portsmouth vs Bournemouth

Colchester United vs Tottenham or Leicester City

Bury or Bradford City vs Hull City

Northampton Town or MK Dons vs Chelsea

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