The draw for the FA Cup fifth spherical has taken place on Monday night, and it has thrown up a plethora of intriguing ties.
Jose Mourinho’s Man Utd aspect, having overwhelmed Yeovil Four-Zero on Friday evening, have been drawn in opposition to both Huddersfield or Birmingham Metropolis, whereas cross-city rivals Man Metropolis, contemporary from their 2-Zero victory away at Cardiff on Sunday will face Wigan in a tantalising repeat of the 2013 FA Cup ultimate, which the Latics sensationally received.
Tottenham, who maybe slightly fortuitously face a replay in opposition to League Two aspect Newport County after their late leveller, may line up in opposition to both Milwall or Rochdale, if they will negotiate their well beyond the Exiles.
The ties for the fifth spherical are as follows:
Sheffield Wednesday vs Notts County or Swansea
West Brom vs Southampton
Chelsea vs Hull Metropolis
Leicester vs Sheffield United
Huddersfield or Birmingham vs Man Utd
Millwall or Rochdale vs Newport or Tottenham
Brighton vs Coventry
Wigan vs Manchester Metropolis
The fifth spherical ties can be performed on the weekend of February 17-18.