Chelsea to host Manchester United in FA Cup fifth round


Chelsea's Andreas Christensen, left, vies for the ball with Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)

LONDON — Titleholder Chelsea will host Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round in a repeat of last season’s final.

United will head back to London after beating Arsenal in the fourth round on Friday in another tough draw.

Manchester City, the other big team remaining in the draw, was handed a trip to either second-tier Middesbrough or fourth-tier Newport County, who will meet in a replay.

AFC Wimbledon and Millwall, the two so-called "giant killers" in the fourth round after beating Premier League teams West Ham and Everton respectively, were drawn against each other.

The draw was made on Monday. Games take place from Feb. 15-18.

FA Cup fifth-round matchups

Bristol City vs. Shrewsbury Town or Wolverhampton Wanderers

AFC Wimbledon vs. Millwall

Doncaster Rovers vs. Crystal Palace

Middlesbrough or Newport County vs. Manchester City

Chelsea vs. Manchester United

Swansea vs. Barnet or Brentford

Portsmouth or Queens Park Rangers vs. Watford

Brighton or West Bromwich Albion vs. Derby County


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