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FA Cup Draw: Chelsea to Face Liverpool or Shrewsbury In 5th Round; City, Sheffield Wed. Clash

FA Cup Draw: Chelsea to Face Liverpool or Shrewsbury In 5th Round; City, Sheffield Wed. Clash

Chelsea could face Premier League leaders Liverpool in the Fifth Round of the Emirates FA Cup.

According to the draw that was conducted on Monday, Chelsea could host Liverpool if they beat League One side, Shrewsbury Town, in their fourth round replay at Anfield.

Liverpool threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 against Shrewsbury at the weekend to force the replay.

Current FA Cup holders and Premier League champions Manchester City will be guests to Championship club Sheffield Wednesday.

Manchester United will also be away to face either Northampton or Derby County who are involve in a replay.

The winner in Monday’s game between Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality stadium, will be away to Portsmouth.

While Norwich City will be guests to either Southampton or Tottenham Hotspur.

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In other Emirates FA Cup pairings, West Bromwich Albion will hosts Newcastle United or Oxford United, Reading or Cardiff City will welcome Sheffield United and Coventry City or Birmingham City will face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.

The fifth round ties of the Emirates FA Cup will take place on the week commencing March 2nd.

FA Cup 5th Round Pairings:

Chelsea vs Shrewsbury/Liverpool

Sheffield Wednesday vs Man City

Northampton/Derby County vs Man United

Portsmouth vs Bournemouth/Arsenal

Southampton/Spurs vs Norwich

Reading/Cardiff vs Sheffield United

Leicester vs Coventry/Birmingham

West Brom vs Newcastle/Oxford

By James Agberebi

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