The draw for the third-round of the FA Cup takes place this evening, with Nottingham Forest among the sides entering the competition.
The Reds are set to find out who they’ll face in their third-round tie next month, with Premier League giants in the hat alongside this season’s non-league qualifiers.
Sabri Lamouchi’s side will be hoping for another good draw following their visit to Arsenal in the Carabao Cup in September, as well as their trip to Chelsea in last season’s competition.
Here’s everything you need to know about this evening’s third-round draw…
How can I watch the draw?
The draw will be broadcast live on BBC Two at 7.00pm this evening.
Mark Chapman will be hosting the draw with the balls being picked by former Manchester City defender Micah Richards and former Arsenal defender Tony Adams.
Who’s in the draw?
All 44 of the Premier League and the Championship’s teams – including, of course, the Reds – will join a host of League One, League Two and non-league sides still in the competition after the second-round.
Six of those ties are yet to be decided, with those games being forced to replays having ended on level terms.
National League North outfit Boston United are the lowest-ranked side left in the competition after they secured a goalless draw away at Rochdale.
What are the numbers to look out for?
The main number for Nottingham Forest fans to look out for is number 30 – and there are plenty of others to keep your eye out for.
East Midlands rivals Derby County are 15, while Leicester City are 21.
Premier League leaders Liverpool are 22, Manchester City are 24 and Manchester United are number 25.
There have been a number of supporters already saying who they want the Reds to draw on social media:
@AFCFylde away please
— Silverdale Appreciation Society (@dalesilvermate) December 1, 2019
I really don’t care about the FA cup this season
Translates to – Come on you reds – let’s have a cup run #NFFC
— B8S (@B8Batesy7891) December 1, 2019
Liverpool away, plleeeaasseee
— Clearkut (@clearkut87) December 1, 2019
Arsenal please 🙂 never faced them before
— Alex (@AlexTezza99) December 1, 2019
@Arsenal please. Love beating them in the fa cup!
— Andrew Bougourd (@gsyandy) December 1, 2019
Any of Portsmouth, Brighton or Newcastle away will do..
— Robert Meaden (@Mr_Everyone) December 1, 2019
What’s the prize money?
The 32 sides that make it to the fourth-round of the competition will receive £135,000 worth of prize money.
When’s the third-round held?
All ties in the third-round are scheduled to be played at the weekend of Saturday, January 4.