It’s a weekend of FA Cup action for all of England. A break from the relentless Premier League was in order after a week of double the transaction.
There are 16 games to be played in the fourth round of the FA Cup this weekend, with two fixture opening the round of 32 on Friday night. Of these matchups, there will be 14 Premier League clubs featuring. Gladly, not all will be a David versus Goliath contest.
We have three EPL battles. From the lot, those would be the hardest to predict with how The Top Flight clubs have been knocking each other around, showing how stiff it is in the fight for survival or the fight for a top-four finish.
FA Cup fixtures featuring EPL clubs
Brentford vs. Leicester City
Newcastle vs. Oxford United
Burnley vs. Norwich City
Southampton vs. Tottenham
Millwall vs. Sheffield United
West Ham vs. West Brom
Hull City vs. Chelsea
Man City vs. Fulham
Tranmere vs. Man United
Shrewsbury vs. Liverpool
Bournemouth vs. Arsenal
Talking things top-four and relegation struggles, due to these ongoing Premier League conflicts many alterations will be made to top teams, making things even more interesting. The question for all clubs now is are they going to go for the last piece of silverware left for most clubs participating?
Liverpool is still in it for a treble, as is Man City. Not sure how that EPL slip is happening for Man City to get back in it but they have their own treble winnings to consider. United is another club still in the running for three pieces of silver. But theirs is the “Baby Pool” treble.
Arsenal, Wolves, and Chelsea are double contenders with their FA Cup run and Europa Cup involvement.