FA CUP THIRD ROUND DRAW: Eighth-tier Marine get dream tie at home to Premier League leaders Tottenham as holders Arsenal host Newcastle
- Marine qualified for the FA Cup third round with a goal in the final minute
- The Merseyside club will now face Jose Mourinho’s Premier League leaders
- Arsenal begin their defence with a tie against Newcastle at the Emirates
- Liverpool will also return to the scene of their 7-2 thrashing by Aston Villa
Marine will take on Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the FA Cup after becoming only the second eighth division side to get through to this stage.
The Merseyside side beat Havant & Waterlooville with a goal from Niall Cummins in the last minute of extra time to qualify for the third round and will now face Jose Mourinho’s Premier League leaders.
Meanwhile, holders Arsenal begin their defence of the trophy with a home tie against fellow Premier League side Newcastle, with the Gunners aiming for an unprecedented 15th crown.
Eighth division Marine will take on Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the FA Cup
They beat Havant & Waterlooville in the final minute of extra time to meet Jose Mourinho’s men
Manchester United will host Championship outfit Watford while Liverpool face a trip to Aston Villa, who beat them 7-2 at Villa Park earlier this season.
The other all Premier League tie sees Wolves face Crystal Palace, with Manchester City facing Birmingham and Chelsea hosting Morecambe.
Canvey Island or Boreham Wood will host Millwall
Ties will take place between January 8 and January 11.
Meanwhile, FA Cup holders Arsenal begin their defence of the trophy against Newcastle
Jurgen Klopp takes his side to Aston Villa where his side were beaten 7-2 earlier this season