LONDON — Wolverhampton Wanderers may yet trade divisions with Birmingham at the end of the season, but the relegation-threatened Premier League club will get a chance to put its local rival in its place when they meet in the FA Cup on Wednesday.
The central England sides will replay their third-round match at Molineux after a 0-0 draw on Jan. 7.
Wolves are just a point above the Premier League relegation zone and Birmingham is just outside the second tier's playoff places following a 6-0 win at Millwall on the weekend.
But Wolves showed they can compete with form sides by drawing 1-1 at Tottenham on Saturday and manager Mick McCarthy says "we have been harder to beat in recent weeks."
Leicester also hosts Nottingham Forest among Tuesday's five replays.