Match Previews

country flag FA Cup Round 3
Sat 04 January 2020 12:31
Referee
David Coote
Weather at KO
weather icon Overcast  8oC | Precip: 9% (0 in) | Wind 13.2 mph
Travel Info
1/2 hour plane
Distance
156 KM

Rochdale

Last updated: Sat 04 January 2020 09:29
In Brief

Beat Accrington to end their losing run. Ian Henderson made a scoring return to action. Luke Matheson doubtful. Jordan Williams returns.

Looking Back

Rochdale defied the form book with a 2:1 win over Accrington Stanley.

The win was a much needed one for the Dale, who had lost eight of the nine games they played going into that match.

Looking Ahead

Skipper and top scorer Ian Henderson returned after an injury against Stanley and went on to score.

Luke Matheson is doubtful after missing the previous match.

Jordan Williams returns into the mix after missing the previous match with a suspension.

Points of Interest

Have the second-worst home record in League One, having won only two of their eleven league home matches.

Newcastle United

Last updated: Sat 04 January 2020 07:03
In Brief

Likely to use heavy rotation. Fatigue clearly issue, picked up 4 injuries during Wednesday game. Missing as many as 8 players for health reasons, but Ritchie and Yedlin fit enough for bench.

Looking Back

Newcastle lost 4 of last 5 in Premier League, with Wednesday game vs. Leicester clearly revealing huge tiredness in squad. During 0:3 home loss vs. Foxes 4 players picked up fatigue-related injuries and having to play most of second half down to ten men as result Magpies never stood a chance.

Haven’t won away game in FA Cup (over 90 minutes) since 2006 – (D6 L10)!

Looking Ahead

Coach Bruce has 8 confirmed injured players, with at least 2-3 others from the regulars likely to be rested this weekend. All this could give chance for some of the youngsters to impress. Bruce confirmed that he plans to include 3-4 teenagers in group for this match, no names revealed.

Ki is over sickness and should travel, while young Sterry, Matty Longstaff and Scott hope to get some playing time. Ritchie and Yedlin passed fitness tests, but both fit enough only for bench according to manager.

Points of Interest

Between them Newcastle’s 4 forwards have just 2 goals so far this season, both of which scored way back in August!

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Newcastle United

Last updated: Sat 04 January 2020 07:03
In Brief

Likely to use heavy rotation. Fatigue clearly issue, picked up 4 injuries during Wednesday game. Missing as many as 8 players for health reasons, but Ritchie and Yedlin fit enough for bench.

Looking Back

Newcastle lost 4 of last 5 in Premier League, with Wednesday game vs. Leicester clearly revealing huge tiredness in squad. During 0:3 home loss vs. Foxes 4 players picked up fatigue-related injuries and having to play most of second half down to ten men as result Magpies never stood a chance.

Haven’t won away game in FA Cup (over 90 minutes) since 2006 – (D6 L10)!

Looking Ahead

Coach Bruce has 8 confirmed injured players, with at least 2-3 others from the regulars likely to be rested this weekend. All this could give chance for some of the youngsters to impress. Bruce confirmed that he plans to include 3-4 teenagers in group for this match, no names revealed.

Ki is over sickness and should travel, while young Sterry, Matty Longstaff and Scott hope to get some playing time. Ritchie and Yedlin passed fitness tests, but both fit enough only for bench according to manager.

Points of Interest

Between them Newcastle’s 4 forwards have just 2 goals so far this season, both of which scored way back in August!

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Rested
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Game Score
Round 3
Birmingham City - Blackburn Rovers 2 - 1
Bristol City - Shrewsbury 1 - 1
Burnley - Peterborough United 4 - 2
Millwall - Newport County 3 - 0
Rochdale - Newcastle United 1 - 1
Rotherham United - Hull City 2 - 3
Brentford - Stoke 1 - 0
Brighton and Hove Albion - Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 1
Cardiff City - Carlisle United 2 - 2
Fulham - Aston Villa 2 - 1
Preston - Norwich City 2 - 4
Reading - Blackpool 2 - 2
Southampton - Huddersfield Town 2 - 0
Watford - Tranmere Rovers 3 - 3
Bournemouth - Luton Town 4 - 0
Fleetwood - Portsmouth 1 - 2
Leicester City - Wigan Athletic 2 - 0
Manchester City - Port Vale 4 - 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers - Manchester United 0 - 0
Bristol Rovers - Coventry City 2 - 2
Burton - Northampton Town 2 - 4
Charlton Athletic - West Bromwich Albion 0 - 1
Chelsea - Nottingham Forest 2 - 0
Crewe Alexandra - Barnsley 1 - 3
Crystal Palace - Derby County 0 - 1
Middlesbrough - Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 1
QPR - Swansea City 5 - 1
Liverpool - Everton 1 - 0
Gillingham - West Ham United 0 - 2
Arsenal - Leeds United 1 - 0
Blackpool - Reading 0 - 2
Coventry City - Bristol Rovers 3 - 0
Newcastle United - Rochdale 4 - 1
Shrewsbury - Bristol City 1 - 0
Tranmere Rovers - Watford -
Tottenham Hotspur - Middlesbrough 2 - 1
Carlisle United - Cardiff City 3 - 4
Manchester United - Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 0
Tranmere Rovers - Watford 2 - 1
(AET)
Round 4
QPR - Sheffield Wednesday 1 - 2
Northampton Town - Derby County 0 - 0
Brentford - Leicester City 0 - 1
Reading - Cardiff City 1 - 1
West Ham United - West Bromwich Albion 0 - 1
Burnley - Norwich City 1 - 2
Coventry City - Birmingham City 0 - 0
Newcastle United - Oxford United 0 - 0
Southampton - Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 1
Millwall - Sheffield United 0 - 2
Portsmouth - Barnsley 4 - 2
Hull City - Chelsea 1 - 2
Manchester City - Fulham 4 - 0
Tranmere Rovers - Manchester United 0 - 6
Shrewsbury - Liverpool 2 - 2
Bournemouth - Arsenal 1 - 2
Birmingham City - Coventry City 2 - 2
(4 : 1 AP)
Cardiff City - Reading 3 - 3
(1 : 4 AP)
Derby County - Northampton Town 4 - 2
Liverpool - Shrewsbury 1 - 0
Oxford United - Newcastle United 2 - 3
(AET)
Tottenham Hotspur - Southampton 3 - 2
Round 5
Portsmouth - Arsenal 0 - 2
Chelsea - Liverpool 2 - 0
Reading - Sheffield United 1 - 2
(AET)
West Bromwich Albion - Newcastle United 2 - 3
Leicester City - Birmingham City 1 - 0
Tottenham Hotspur - Norwich City 1 - 1
(2 : 3 AP)
Sheffield Wednesday - Manchester City 0 - 1
Derby County - Manchester United 0 - 3
Round 1/4 Final
Norwich City - Manchester United 1 - 2
(AET)
Sheffield United - Arsenal 1 - 2
Leicester City - Chelsea 0 - 1
Newcastle United - Manchester City 0 - 2
Round 1/2 Final
Arsenal - Manchester City 2 - 0
Manchester United - Chelsea 1 - 3
Round Final
Arsenal - Chelsea 2 - 1