FA Cup Fifth Round Draw: Manchester City Land Luton as Chelsea, United Discover Opponents

FA Cup Fifth Round Draw: Manchester City Land Luton as Chelsea, United Discover Opponents

Fred Kennedy
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Manchester City and Man United are into the fifth round of the FA Cup
  • Liverpool also booked their spot on Sunday after victory over Norwich
  • Maidstone United are the lowest-ranked team still in the tournament

Manchester City, United, and Liverpool have all discovered their opponents for the fifth round of the FA Cup.

The four Premier League teams are among the top sides still firmly in the tournament after the elimination of Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal.

City, who are the defending FA Cup champions, booked their place in the fifth round after defeating Tottenham 1-0 in the fourth round.

A detailed view of the Emirates FA Cup Trophy prior to The Emirates FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United. Photo by Catherine Ivill.
A view of the Emirates FA Cup Trophy prior to the final between Chelsea and Manchester United in May 2018. Photo by Catherine Ivill.
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Sky Sports reports that Nathan Ake was the Citizens' match hero, with the defender scoring the all-important goal with two minutes left on the clock.

United, meanwhile, sailed through after seeing off lower tier side, Newport County 4-2, with Liverpool stunning Norwich City 5-2 at Anfield.

Elsewhere, Chelsea need to beat Aston Villa in their replay in order to seal their qualification.

As it stands, Metro UK reports that Maidstone United are the lowest-ranked team in the fifth round of the tournament.

The National League South side delivered an upset by knocking out Championship side, Ipswich Town on Saturday.

FA Cup fifth-round draw

Man City are now set to play another Premier League team in Luton Town in the next round of the FA Cup.

Klopp's Liverpool are scheduled to come up against Watford or Southampton, while the Red Devils will meet either Nottingham Forest or Bristol City.

Newcastle, meanwhile, will play away to either Blackburn Rovers or Wrexham as Wolves entertain Brighton.

Here is the full draw:

Chelsea or Aston Villa vs Leeds United or Plymouth

Bournemouth vs Leicester City

Liverpool vs Watford or Southampton

Bristol City or Nottingham Forest vs Newport or Manchester United

Wolves vs Brighton

Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry vs Maidstone United

Luton Town vs Manchester City

Antony trolled over FA Cup celebration

Earlier, Sports Brief also reported Man United ace, Antony came under fire for his celebration during their FA Cup meeting with Newport County.

This was the winger's first goal for the Red Devils in nine months but fans felt he was overzealous considering the strength of the opposing team.

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