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Man City to face either Palace or Bolton in FA Cup

DOUBLE - Yaya Toure celebrates scoring his second goal

DOUBLE - Yaya Toure celebrates scoring his second goal

Man City will have to wait to discover their FA Cup 4th round opponents.

The Blues will travel to face either Crystal Palace or Bolton Wanderers in the last 32 with a replay to decide who faces the Blues.

Sam Allardyce is the new boss at Selhurst Park and City have already beaten Palace earlier this season with Yaya Toure's brace securing a 2-1 win over the Eagles in November.

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While Big Sam's side will be favourites to win the replay, Phil Parkinson's Bolton will be buoyed by the prospect of a full-house and a Greater Manchester derby if they win through.

City have met Palace three times in the FA Cup, losing the first tie 2-0 in 1921 but then recording a whopping 11-4 win over the Eagles.

The last time the teams met in this competition was in 1981 on the way the the Centenary FA Cup final when the Blues triumphed 4-0.

If City do face Palace, it will be the 18th time in succession the Blues have faced opposition from the Premier League or Championship.

City and Bolton share a rich FA Cup history having met nine times including the 1904 FA Cup final that the Blues won 1-0 -coincidentally played at 'The Crystal Palace' and the 1926 FA Cup final that Wanderers edged 1-0.

The Blues have won five times, drawn one and lost three of the nine meetings.

Despite the numerous clashes, it is 70 years since the last FA Cup meeting.

The fourth round matches will take place on the weekend of January 28/29.

Draw in full:

Tottenham Hotspur v Wycombe Wanderers

Derby County v Leicester City

Oxford United v Newcastle United or Birmingham City

AFC Wimbledon or Sutton United v Cambridge United or Leeds United

Plymouth Argyle or Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Southampton or Norwich City v Arsenal

Lincoln or Ipswich v Brighton

Chelsea v Brentford

Manchester United v Wigan Athletic

Millwall v Watford

Rochdale v Huddersfield Town

Burnley or Sunderland v Fleetwood Town or Bristol City

Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley or Blackpool

Fulham v Hull City

Middlesbrough v Accrington Stanley

Crystal Palace or Bolton v Manchester City

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