Bristol City’s FA Cup third round opponents revealed - Swansea City to open New Year at Ashton Gate

The Robins will face their Severnside rivals Swansea City for a second time this season
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Bristol City will host league rivals Swansea City at Ashton Gate in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup. Both Championship teams automatically enter the competition at this stage and have avoided drawing any of the Premier League sides or lower league opposition.

The tie is due to take place between Friday, January 6 to Monday, January 9. it will be the first home game of 2023 for City who open up the New Year away at Blackburn Rovers.

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The two teams met earlier in the season in a 1-1 draw. Tommy Conway opened the scoring for the Robins but Olivier Ntcham responded in the final 15 minutes of the match.

The tie could be played at an earlier kick-off time after the Championship fixture was played at 12.00 pm on the recommendation of Avon & Somerset Police. Welsh broadcasters S4C could also request to broadcast the fixture.

2022/23 FA Cup third-round draw in full:

AFC Bournemouth vs Burnley

Aston Villa vs Stevenage

Blackpool vs Nottingham Forest

Boreham Wood vs Accrington Stanley

Brentford vs West Ham

Bristol City vs Swansea City

Cardiff City vs Leeds

Charlton or Stockport vs Walsall

Chesterfield vs West Brom

Chesterfield vs West Brom

Coventry City vs Wrexham

Crystal Palace vs Southampton

Dag Red/ Gillingham vs Leicester

Derby vs Barnsley

Fleetwood vs QPR

Forest Green vs Birmingham City

Grimsby vs Burton Albion

Hartlepool vs Stoke City

Hull City vs Fulham

Liverpool vs Wolves

Luton vs Wigan

Man City vs Chelsea

Man City vs Chelsea

Man Utd vs Everton

Middlesbrough vs Brighton

Middlesbrough vs Brighton

Millwall vs Sheffield United

Norwich City vs Blackburn

Oxford United vs Arsenal

Reading vs Watford

Rotherham vs Ipswich

Sheff Wed vs Newcastle

Shrewsbury vs Sunderland

Tottenham vs Portsmouth

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