Liverpool to play Exeter City in FA Cup third round

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Liverpool have been drawn against League Two side Exeter City in the FA Cup third round.

EXETER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, August 24, 2011: A rainbow over the ground as Liverpool take on Exeter City during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match at St James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The draw was made on Monday night at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, which hosted the FA Cup Final the last time Liverpool won the competition in 2006.

The match will be played at Exeter’s St. James’ Park and will take place on the weekend of 8th to 11th January.

The two sides last faced each other in 2011, in the League Cup second round, with Liverpool winning 3-1 courtesy of goals from Luis Suarez, Maxi and Andy Carroll.

EXETER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, August 24, 2011: Liverpool's Maximiliano Ruben Maxi Rodriguez celebrates scoring the second goal against Exeter City during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match at St James Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool beat AFC Wimbledon in the third round last season, eventually exiting the competition at the semi-final stage – losing 2-1 to Aston Villa at Wembley. Jurgen Klopp‘s side will be looking to go one better this season.

FULL DRAW:

Arsenal v Sunderland
Birmingham v Bournemouth
Brentford v Chesterfield/Walsall
Bury v Bradford City
Cardiff City v Grimsby/Shrewsbury
Carlisle v Yeovil
Chelsea v Leyton Orient/Scunthorpe
Colchester v Charlton
Doncaster v Stoke City
Eastleigh v Bolton
Everton v Dagenham & Redbridge/Whitehawk
Exeter City v Liverpool
Huddersfield v Reading
Hull City v Brighton
Ipswich v Portsmouth
Leeds United v Rotherham
Manchester United v Sheffield United
Middlesbrough v Burnley
Newport County v Blackburn
Northampton v MK Dons
Norwich v Manchester City
Nottingham Forest v QPR
Oxford United v Swansea
Peterborough v Preston NE
Salford City/Hartlepool v Derby
Sheffield Wednesday v Fulham
Southampton v Crystal Palace
Tottenham v Leicester
Watford v Newcastle
West Bromwich v Bristol City
West Ham v Wolves
Wycombe v Aston Villa

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