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FA Cup third round started with a win for City

Jan 8, 2022 11:01 By radiokerrysport
FA Cup third round started with a win for City FA Cup third round started with a win for City
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There was to be no fairytale start to this weekend’s FA Cup third round action.

Despite a COVID-19 outbreak, Manchester City still started with ten internationals last night, and won 4-1 away to Swindon of League Two.

Seven Premier League sides face lower league opposition today.

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And there’s one all Premier League clash - the meeting of holders Leicester and Watford at the King Power.

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers says they're relishing coming into the competition as defending champions.

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Elsewhere, Burnley entertain Huddersfield, Wes Hoolahan and Cambridge go to Newcastle and Brighton are away to West Brom.

Crystal Palace make the trip to fellow Londoners, Millwall in the lunchtime kick-off.

At 5.30, Chelsea welcome Conference Premier side Chesterfield to Stamford Bridge, and Everton face a tricky test at Hull.

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While Michael Obafemi could face his former club Southampton, with Swansea hosting the Premier League outfit.

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