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Tottenham Hotspur draw Wycombe Wanderers in 4th Round of FA Cup

We couldn’t ask for a much better draw.

Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa - The Emirates FA Cup Third Round Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur didn’t have to wait long to find out who their fourth round opponent would be in the FA Cup, drawing League Two side Wycombe Wanderers in the first matchup drawn.

Wycombe defeated Northern Premier League side Stourbridge F.C., 2-1, in order to move on to the fourth round.

Wycombe Wanderers are currently sitting in fifth place in League Two on 41 points through 24 matches, so they’re well involved in the promotion battle to move up to League One. If you’re looking for a familiar face on this League Two side, FIFA video game legend Adebayo Akinfenwa, all 5’11” and 224 pounds of him, plays striker for Wycombe, though he hasn’t played much as he has just one goal in about 100 minutes played. Another fun fact with this club was brought up by Bryan in the writer’s room: This club has had both their 43-year-old manager and 47-year-old goalkeeping coach make appearances on the pitch this season.

This is as good as it gets for Spurs. Mauricio Pochettino can play a heavily rotated side against Wycombe to give any needed rest to players and should still feel comfortable about the chances to move on.

Looking at the full list of matchups, there really aren’t any mind-blowing fixtures. In fact, this may be the most boring draw in recent memory. Southampton possibly hosting Arsenal is probably the best matchup but that’s not even a given as the Saints still have to play their replay against Norwich.

Here’s the fixture list as it stands now with third round replays still on tap:

Tottenham Hotspur vs Wycombe Wanderers

Crystal Palace vs Bolton / Man City

Middlesbrough vs Accrington Stanley

Fulham vs Hull City

Blackburn Rovers vs Barnsley / Blackpool

Burnley / Sunderland vs Fleetwood / Bristol City

Rochdale vs Huddersfield Town

Millwall vs Watford

Manchester United vs Wigan Athletic

Chelsea vs Brentford

Lincoln / Ipswich vs Brighton

Southampton or Norwich vs Arsenal

Plymouth Argyle vs Liverpool / Wolves

AFC Wimbledon / Sutton vs Cambridge / Leeds

Oxford United vs Newcastle / Birmingham

Derby County vs Leicester City