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Chelsea travel to Luton, Man City take on Peterborough and Middlesbrough face Spurs

CHELSEA and Manchester City will both travel to Championship opposition in the FA Cup fifth round.

Two-time competition winner Andy Cole was on duty at Wembley to pull the balls out and pick the eight ties.

The FA Cup Fifth Round draw has been made


The FA Cup Fifth Round draw has been madeCredit: PA
Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea will travel to Championship side Luton in the next round


Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea will travel to Championship side Luton in the next roundCredit: Alamy

The fourth round produced some epic giantkillings and thrilling moments.

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And the fifth has the potential for several more upsets after all of the big boys avoided each other.

Chelsea, who needed extra-time to overcome Plymouth, will travel to Luton Town’s Kenilworth Road.

The Blues’ last trip to Luton came in 31 years ago as they suffered a 2-0 defeat in the old Division One – but they beat the Hatters 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge in last year’s FA Cup.

Premier League champions Man City are heading to Peterborough United.

And Middlesbrough, who dumped Manchester United out on penalties, will welcome Antonio Conte’s Tottenham to The Riverside.

Elsewhere, Crystal Palace face Championship opposition in Stoke City.

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Liverpool have a home tie with Norwich if they get past Cardiff City this afternoon while there is an all-Prem tie between Southampton and West Ham.

Cup holders Leicester face Huddersfield at home if they overcome Nottingham Forest later today.

And Frank Lampard’s Everton will welcome the winners of tonight’s clash between Bournemouth and Boreham Wood to Goodison Park.

Fifth round ties will be played in midweek, with the round starting on Tuesday 1 March.

The eight teams that qualify for the quarter-finals will pocket £180,000 in prize money.


Ties to be played from Tuesday 1 March:

Luton vs Chelsea

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Crystal Palace vs Stoke City

Peterborough United vs Manchester City

Liverpool/Cardiff City vs Norwich

Southampton vs West Ham

Middlesbrough vs Tottenham

Nottingham Forest/Leicester vs Huddersfield Town

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Everton vs AFC Bournemouth/Boreham Wood

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