Fixtures

Premier League sides learn FA Cup third round fate

There are just two all-Premier League ties to be played in the third round of the FA Cup this season.

Bournemouth and Brighton will go head-to-head at the Vitality Stadium while Wolves are set to host Liverpool.

While the third round of the FA Cup is still some way off, it is obviously worth taking note of the fixtures that will take place.

Those all-Premier League ties may feature slightly stronger XIs compared those involving top flight sides facing lower league opposition.

The toughest tests for those FPL teams includes Chelsea’s hosting of Nottingham Forest, who have knocked out the holders of the FA Cup five times in their last six matches against a reigning champion.

Southampton will travel to Derby County where they will take on Frank Lampard’s in-form side.

Outside of that there appear to be mostly routine matches for the remainder of the Premier League clubs, whose FPL fixtures should be largely unaffected in terms of rotation.

The matches will take place between Gameweek 21 and 22.

Selected fixture list

Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion

Burnley v Barnsley

Bristol City v Huddersfield Town

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Crystal Palace v Grimsby

Derby County v Southampton

Everton v Lincoln City

Fulham v Oldham Athletic

Manchester City v Rotherham United

Manchester United v Reading

Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers

Solihull Moors/Blackpool v Arsenal

Tranmere/Southport v Tottenham Hotspur

Wrexham/Newport v Leicester City

West Ham United v Birmingham City

Woking v Watford

Wolves v Liverpool

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1,657 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Origi-nal
    • 2 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Thinking about pulling the trigger on the WC. Thoughts on this team? Exact money.

    Ederson
    VVD Luiz Digne AWB
    Sterling Sane Anderson Sigurdsson
    Kane Lacazette

    Steele Success Doherty Gunnarsson

  2. Nightf0x
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    for the next 2 gw??, WC in gw17

    a- martial kiko to son balbuena
    b- jimenez hazard alonso -4 to auba son digne

  3. Malkmus
    • 7 Years
    12 days, 23 hours ago

    Desperate repost
    OK, could really need with some help ! Current team:

    Ryan (Hamer)
    Robbo - Alonso - Laporte (WB - Bennet)
    Haz - Salah - Fraser - Richa - Sterling
    Arnie - Wilson (Success)

    WC Team (GW16 or tonight?):

    Fab (Hamer)
    TTA - Laporte - Luiz (WB - Bennet)
    Sterling - Sane - Fraser - F Anderson (Gunnarson)
    Wilson - Auba - Kane

    I was planning to WC in gw 16 but with price rises/falls/injuries I'm tempted to push the button tonight. Yay or nay ?

    Ta !

    1. QUEN
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Be nervous about losing alonso and Robertson as they are good long term

      • andymck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        I would hold off on the WC, seems like a bad idea doing it over a GW with only a 2 day gap when you have no idea who could be rotated this week.

        1. Malkmus
          • 7 Years
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          OK thanks both

    2. Manani
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      how nailed is Brooks?

      Is last week just a time time thing for his bench?

    3. nimbin_headers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      WC activated and feeling very nervous unsure:

      Fab Adrien

      Alonso robertson TAA Kolasinac Doherty

      Son Sterling sane Richard Gunnarsson

      Jimenez auba arnie

      Any comments/sugegstions?

    4. Davidjohns85
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Begovic
      WB Alonso Robertson*
      Martial Maddison Hazard Mane*
      Wilson Kun Arnie
      Peryera Doherty Balbuena*

      2FT & 0.3ITB

      Options:
      A - Kun to Zaha and Martial to Sterling
      B- Kun to Kane and downgrade martial
      C- Kun to Aub, Mane to Sterling and Martial to 5ish mid (4pt hit)

      Thanks in advance for any thoughts.

    5. Lignja
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Is my best way to free up 0.9m for Aguero to Kane, Robertson to Taa?

      Fabianski
      Robertson, Alonso, Doherty, Wb
      Sane, Hazard, Salah, Richarlison
      Aguero, Arnautovic

      Hamer, Bennett, Hojberg, Kamara

      1. Gentle_Turks
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Downgrade Hazard?

      2. Gentle_Turks
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Next week Salah to Sterling?

        1. Lignja
          • 1 Year
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          next week who knows im asking for now

      3. BRENTMEISTER_GENERAL
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        yeah if you have two FT, Robbo to TAA looks good. Robbo attacking threat seems to have declined plus he is doubtful anyway

    6. colmbarrett83
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Salah/Jimenez to Kane/f Anderson for -4.

      1. colmbarrett83
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Have auba n Wilson as other forwards

    7. Mortal.Swinbat
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Hazard, Sane, Sterling, F.Anderson
      Aubemeyang, Arnautovic, Wilson

      All good captaincy options, but who to go for?

      On a Sane right now as I think he’ll play and Man City always score. F.Anderson as VC as he’s on form and best fixture

      G2G?

    8. Art Vandelay
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Tempted to double up on Hammers next week given their incredible fixtures. Good punt or are they too inconsistent to warrant doubling? Team will be.

      Ryan
      TAA Digne Doherty Balbuena AWB
      Sterling Sané Anderson Richarlison Hoj
      Kane Auba Arnie.

      1. The Mighty Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Arnie and Anderson are both good options with a great run of fixtures, so it shouldn't be much of a risk.

    9. UpAndAway
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      This Kane vs Auba is doing my head in. I can get Auba with one trade, but I need two for Kane (both free). Torn!

      1. The Mighty Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        If you have two free transfers you should be able to do Kane (c) this week and then bring in Auba for free the following week.

    10. Stevie B
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Sound this good?

      This week: Hazard and Agüero -> F. Anderson and Kane for free
      Next week: Salah and Arnautovic -> Sterling and Aubameyang for -4?

      Thank you!

      1. Tshelby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Could really work!

    11. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Would you do it?

      Hazard, Kun, Martial -> Auba, Son, Sane (-4)

      I know the most sensible thing is to just do kun to auba.. All help is appreciated! Thanks

      1. 007 [RoboKlopp]
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        Good moves imo

    12. Hart-ake
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      Is anybody considering Laca instead of Auba? I imagine he comes back into the team at United. Much easier to get Kane and Lacazette….

      1. Silecro
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 23 hours ago

        Yup, got Kane today, next week lacazette, and spare is going to upgrade def

        1. Hart-ake
          • 1 Year
          12 days, 23 hours ago

          sweet. Any thoughts on how Arsenal might line up going forward? What is putting me off Auba is a lack of uncertainty over their formation and starting XI

    13. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 23 hours ago

      WC played and going maverick.

      Fab, Button.
      TAA, Robbo, Keane, AWB, Fernandez.
      Sane, Sterling, Gundogon, Fraser, Son
      Lacca, Auba, Arnie....

      Figured 2 from the best defence, 2 from the best mid, 2 from the best attack. Bench good enough for rotation problems....

    14. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Martial to Siggy for a hit? will it pay off long term

      This would be first hit of the season but very likely to get Siggy soon anyway

      Already did Vardy/Aguero to Kane/Wilson using 2 FT

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        12 days, 22 hours ago

        other option would be Mane to Sane - i had planned to keep Mane for Burnley but not he may not play

        1. Man Chest Hair United
          • 4 Years
          12 days, 21 hours ago

          Mane to Sané sounds good to me

    15. Super Jack Grealish
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Arnie 343 or FAnderson 352?

      1. Man Chest Hair United
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 21 hours ago

        Depends on the other players really. Does the 3rd forward play? Might need the. With the amount of rotation

    16. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 22 hours ago

      Hi, who is better for long term?
      A. Arnie
      B. Wilson
      Ta.

      1. Man Chest Hair United
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 21 hours ago

        Wilson seems to be more assured of minutes Arnie has the fixtures tough call

    17. Man Chest Hair United
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 21 hours ago

      Salah and obiang out
      Sane and son in for -4?

    18. doyeon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 19 hours ago

      Why are there 17 ties in the article, shouldn't there be 16? Or am I going crazee?

    19. Valar(Keith)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      12 days, 15 hours ago

      Fabianski 4.0
      TAA Digne Doherty Awb _______
      Sterling Sane Anderson Gunarsson ________
      Kane Aubameyang Wilson

      A) VVD + Fraser
      B) Diop + Siggy

      The way I see it il be playing Digne, Doherty and TAA most weeks with Awb and Diop being backup to cover rotation and tough fixtures. Going VVD makes my back line a lot safer though. Which option do I go for on WC?

    20. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 14 hours ago

      Ryan, Foster
      Alonso, Robertson, Doherty, (AWB, Stankovic)
      Salah, Hazard, Maddison, Richarlison (Hojbjerg)
      Aguero, Annie, Wilson

      0m ITB, 2 FT's

      What's my best way of getting in Kane ?

      A) Salah and Aguero to Sterling and Kane
      B) Alonso and Aguero to Luiz and Kane
      C) Hazard and Wilson to Kane and Gunnarsson.
      D) Maddison and Aguero to Kane and Gunnarsson
      E) Other

      C and D would leave money ITB for somebody who rotates well with AWB

    21. Ahmed Adam
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 13 hours ago

      What is the best Pair to Play:

      1) Salah and Hazard
      2) Sterling and Hazard
      3) Salah and Sane
      4) Sane and Sterling

    22. Ahmed Adam
      • 1 Year
      12 days, 13 hours ago

      Is salah Rotation Risk?

    23. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 days, 1 hour ago

      Well done to those who kept Fraser. I didn't have the cohones. Still have Wilson tho

    24. My Pet Egg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 days, 23 hours ago

      So .... Decided the time was right to take a hit and get Arnie in ... Driven largely by the midweek games and fear of rotation and not having a full squad in, I pulled the trigger on a minus 4. Trippier (no guarantees to be fit) and Ings (injured) out and Arnie (for the long haul) and enabler AWB in ... Bahhhhh ... Arne possible multiple games out and Trippier now promising to hurt me tomorrow. Jeez. Why couldn't I have sat tight for one more week.

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        10 days, 9 hours ago

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