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FA Cup Third Round: Newcastle Takes the Lead in Sunderland Derby

FA Cup Third Round: Newcastle Takes the Lead in Sunderland Derby

It's a thrilling weekend in the FA Cup as several exciting matches are underway! In a hotly anticipated showdown, Newcastle is currently facing off against their bitter rivals Sunderland. Meanwhile, Chelsea, known for their deep pockets, is hosting Championship side Preston at Stamford Bridge. And Aston Villa, riding high in the league, is welcoming Middlesbrough, led by Manchester United legend Michael Carrick. Read on for all the latest updates and goals from the matches.

Newcastle's Ballard Own Goal Gives Them the Advantage

In the highly anticipated Sunderland derby, Newcastle has taken the lead thanks to an own goal from Ballard. The bitter rivalry between these two clubs makes this match one to watch, and fans are eagerly following the action as it unfolds.

Chelsea vs. Preston: A Clash of the Titans

At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea is facing off against Championship side Preston. With their financial firepower, Chelsea is expected to dominate the match. However, Preston is known for their fighting spirit, and they won't go down without a fight. Football fans are eagerly watching to see if any surprises are in store.

Aston Villa vs. Middlesbrough: Carrick's Challenge

Aston Villa, currently flying high in the league, is going head-to-head with Middlesbrough, led by Manchester United legend Michael Carrick. This match promises to be a thrilling encounter as both teams look to secure their place in the next round of the FA Cup. Football enthusiasts won't want to miss a minute of the action.

When is the Fourth Round Draw?

Football fans are already looking ahead to the next round of the FA Cup. The fourth round draw is set to take place soon, and teams will eagerly await their fate as the fixtures are determined. Stay tuned for updates on when and where the draw will be held.

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