This final FA Cup preview sees two Premier League sides face off against Championship counterparts.

Fulham take on Hull at Craven Cottage in the first match, with the cottagers having a mixed season so far and looking to recover from their narrow defeat against Reading.

Hull come into this match in great form having beaten Manchester United 2-1 in midweek. They look like a side reborn under new manager Marco Silva.

Fulham vs Hull – Sunday 29th January 2017 – 15:00 

Fulham

Fulham welcome Hull to Craven Cottage in the fourth round of the FA Cup, with both sides targeting progression.

The Cottagers come into this match on the back of a 1-0 defeat against Reading, with Fulham's mixed form continuing.

Roy Beerens (49), scored the only goal of the match in the first minutes of the second half.

It was a very tight contest, with Fulham very unlucky to come out on the losing side, with home advantage proving to be decisive.

The penalty award was Reading's 11th of the season, with Beerens following up on Swift's saved effort.

Fulham Need Consistency

The Cottagers have had a reasonably mixed bag throughout the season, they are in 9th place in the Championship though.

They have won three, lost two and drawn one of their last six, this highlights how inconsistent they are.

Fulham are just five points off the play offs, with promotion from the Championship their highest priority.

Although they will fancy a cup run in conjunction, they have a great chance against a Hull side who are battling relegation.

Fulham Favourites

Fulham come into this match as favourites, despite their own mixed form but home advantage is key.

This will be a tough fixture for the Championship side, with Marco Silva enjoying an excellent start to his managerial career at Hull.

The Cottagers will be looking to better their overall record against Hull, with three wins, two draws and seven defeats in their previous 12 meetings.

Fulham are 11/10 with Chris Martin at 4/1 to score first.

Fulham

Tigers Looking Great

The Tigers come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win, against Manchester United in the EFL Cup Semi Final second leg.

Tom Huddlestone (35) opened the scoring for the Tigers, with a very fortunate penalty for the home side.

That meant Hull went into the break with a 2-1 aggregate score, however Pogba struck back for United in the 66th minute, restoring the 2 goal advantage.

Oumar Niasse (85) gave Hull the lead for the second time in the match, to make it 2-1 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate.

It means that despite winning the match, Hull lost out on a place in the EFL Cup final, ending United's 17 game unbeaten run in the process.

Hull Need A Run

The Tigers have found wins hard to come by, but they have looked like a side resurgent under their new manager.

They are 18th in the Premier League, level with Crystal Palace on points, if they can keep the momentum going they could get out of trouble.

Another cup run could provide relief for the Premier League strugglers, but the priority will be to avoid relegation.

Tigers Underdogs

Despite their resurgence, Hull come into this match as underdogs, with the home advantage key despite the leagues difference.

They will be looking to register three successive wins for the first time this season, they do look a good side under Silva.

Hull will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against Fulham, they have won the last three meetings.

Hull are 23/10 with Abel Hernandez at 6/1 to open the scoring.

 

The second and final fixture sees Manchester United take on Wigan at Old Trafford.

United will be looking to recover from their midweek defeat against Hull, despite the result still meaning they progress to their first major final under Jose Mourinho. Wigan are in the best form of their season with a three match winning streak and they will want to record only a second win against United.

Manchester United vs Wigan – Sunday 29th January 2017 – 16:00 - BBC One 

Manchester United

Manchester United welcome Wigan to Old Trafford in the fourth round of the FA Cup, with United looking to recover from their midweek defeat.

Tom Huddlestone (35) opened the scoring for the Tigers, with a very fortunate penalty for the home side.

That meant Hull went into the break with a 2-1 aggregate score, however Pogba struck back for United in the 66th minute, restoring the 2 goal advantage.

Oumar Niasse (85) gave Hull the lead for the second time in the match, to make it 2-1 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate.

It means that despite winning the match, Hull lost out on a place in the EFL Cup final, ending United's 17 game unbeaten run in the process.

United Finally Beaten

Manchester United have been on an excellent run since the Chelsea defeat, securing a 17 game unbeaten run.

The post match interview with Michael Carrick suggested that there was a feeling of devastation more than delight, especially as United secured their place in another final.

Jose Mourinho's side will be looking to put in a much better result and performance in this match, all signs are positive though.

United Favourites

Manchester United come into this match as favourites, despite that midweek defeat their season has been excellent.

This will be a tough fixture for Jose Mourinho's side, with the fixture pile up bound to take its toll on United.

The Red Devils will be looking to continue their recent record against Wigan, they have won the last four fixtures against the Lactics.

United are 2/11 with Zlatan Ibrahimovic at 5/2 to score first.

Manchester United

Lactics In Great Form

Wigan come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win against Brentford in the Championship, an excellent home win.

Sam Morsy (28) had an excellent game and he opened the scoring for the Lactics, who desperately needed this win.

Wigan doubled their advantage just four minutes later, with an unfortunate own goal from Harlee Dean (32).

Substitute Jota Peleteiro Ramallo (86) ensured a nervy finish for Wigan, with the consolation goal coming four minutes from time.

Three Successive Wins

Wigan have now won three successive matches, against Brentford, Burton Albion and Nottingham Forrest as well.

They are excellent results for the Lactics, especially given their current predicament near the foot of the table.

That result means they move to 25 points from 27 games, they are still in trouble as they are level with Blackburn and Burton on points.

The Lactics have won six games this season, meaning they have doubled their winning tally in the last three matches.

Wigan Underdogs

Visitors Wigan come into this match as the underdogs, with the calibre of their opponents and being away from home contributing.

They will be looking to register only their second win against United, avoiding relegation will be their primary aim though.

Wigan will be looking to better their overall record against United, with one win, 0 draws and 18 defeats in 19 matches.

Wigan are 14/1 with Will Grigg at 10/1 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 –Martin to score first @ 4/1 and Hull to win 2-1 @ 10/1

Tip 2 – Rashford to score first @ 11/4 and United to win 4-1 @ 14/1

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