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United v Wolves: Essential information

Monday 13 January 2020 17:00

Manchester United will face Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, in our Emirates FA Cup third-round replay.

Following the 0-0 draw last time out at Molineux, the sides go head-to-head once more for a place in the fourth round, with an away tie at Tranmere Rovers or Watford at stake.

Our third fixture at Old Trafford since the turn of the year will also be our third home game in a row in different competitions, following the Carabao Cup defeat to Manchester City and an impressive 4-0 win against Norwich City in the Premier League.

Ahead of Wednesday's replay, we've rounded up everything you need to know…

Key match information

Wednesday 15 January | Emirates FA Cup third-round replay | Old Trafford | 19:45 GMT | Live build-up on MUTV from 18:30 GMT | Referee: Kevin Friend


Wednesday night’s tie, which kicks off at 19:45 GMT, will be shown live in the UK on BT Sport 1. Alternatively, you can keep across all of the action on MUTV. Prior to kick-off, subscribers can watch the match build-up via the ‘Match Day Live’ show from 18:30 GMT. The show will be followed by live match radio commentary. 

You can keep up to date with everything that happens on and via the Official App where you can track live data and player statistics in the Match Centre. 

MUTV will show the match in its entirety from 12:00 GMT on Thursday and later throughout the day. A re-run of the post-match reaction will also be shown at regular intervals on Thursday. 

If the scores are level after 90 minutes at Old Trafford, the game will go to extra time. If the teams are all square after the additional 30 minutes, the winner will be decided from the penalty spot. As the match is being played at a Premier League stadium, VAR will be in use.
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Watch the best chances and key incidents from this month's Emirates FA Cup third-round tie at Molineux...


Kevin Friend will be the referee for Wednesday's replay. The Leicester-based official will take charge of his third United game of the season, having refereed the Premier League 1-1 draw with Arsenal in September and the 4-1 win against Newcastle in December. Friend will be assisted by Neil Davies and Simon Bennett, with Daniel Robathan in charge of VAR.


The action starts on Tuesday night when Rochdale travel to St. James’ Park to face Steve Bruce’s Newcastle. Watford also have to overcome League One opposition in Tranmere Rovers in order to make it into the fourth round. Meanwhile, Tottenham welcome Middlesbrough to North London after former Reds striker Ashley Fletcher scored Boro’s goal in the reverse 1-1 draw. 

The full list of fixtures are below… 


Rochdale v Newcastle United 
Tranmere Rovers v Watford 
Blackpool v Reading 
Coventry City v Bristol Rovers
Shrewsbury Town v Bristol City
Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough (20:05 GMT)


UNITED v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Carlisle United v Cardiff City

All ties kick-off at 19:45 GMT, unless stated otherwise.

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