Why are Arsenal playing in white vs Liverpool in the FA Cup at home?

Liverpool's Alexis Mac Allister is challenged by Arsenal's Jorginho in the FA Cup in January 2024.
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It's Arsenal against Liverpool, but not as we are used to it. When the Gunners play the Reds, there is always a kit change – just not quite like this.

Viewers of Sunday's FA Cup clash between Mikel Arteta's men and Jurgen Klopp's side at the Emirates Stadium might be confused to see the home side in white and the visitors in purple. So what's it all about?

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.