Preview: Match of the Day Live

Match of the Day Live

Gary Lineker presents live coverage of the all-Premier League tie between 12-time FA Cup winners Manchester United and Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa.

Gerrard was appointed Villa boss in November and this will be the first time he has taken charge of a game in the FA Cup – a trophy he won twice as a player with Liverpool. His current club have won the competition seven times, though the last of those was in 1957.

Gerrard’s Manchester United counterpart, Ralf Rangnick, will likewise be making his managerial debut in the FA Cup. The experienced German, who was named interim manager following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s departure, can call upon a star-studded squad – not least Cristiano Ronaldo, who could be set to make his first FA Cup appearance for 13 years.

Match of the Day Live – Monday at 7.30pm on BBC One.

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