FA cup 5th round draw: Man United to face West Ham after knocking out Liverpool

FA cup 5th round draw: Man United to face West Ham after knocking out Liverpool

- This season's FA Cup will have a new winner after holders Arsenal were knocked out

- EPL big guns Man United, City, Chelsea and Spurs are in the race to win the title

- The fifth round fixtures are scheduled to play in the week starting February 8

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Man United are scheduled to take on West Ham United in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

FA cup 5th round draw: Man United to face West Ham after knocking out Liverpool
This season's FA Cup will have a new winner after holders Arsenal were knocked out. Photo by Catherine Ivill.
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United booked a date with West Ham thanks to their 3-2 thrilling win over rivals Liverpool on Sunday evening, January 24, at Old Trafford.

A goal each from Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes were enough to earn the Red Devils a place in the next round of the competition.

Mohamed Salah scored a brace for the visitors but it was not enough to save them from an embarrassing defeat that sent them packing.

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West Ham hammered Doncaster 4-0 on their way to the fifth round and will now have to get past the Red Devils to earn a place in the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Chelsea, who also advanced earlier on Sunday after breezing 3-1 past minnows Luton Town yet again have the easiest fixture on paper as they will play lower tier side Barnsley.

The Blues, who are last season's finalists will be keen to go all the way for a chance to lift the title.

In other fixtures of the competition, Leicester will meet Brighton in their next round after beating Brentford 3-1, while Wolves will entertain Southampton who dumped out reigning champions Arsenal.

Man City will travel to Swansea after they survived a scare against Cheltenham.

There are two ties yet to be decided including Bournemouth vs Crawley, with the winner earning a trip to Turf Moor to face Burnley.

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Everton will battle Sheffield Wednesday in their own fourth round tie with a place in the fifth stage at stake.

Victor of the tie will face winner between Tottenham Hotspur and Wycombe Wanderers who are scheduled to face off on Monday night, January 25.

FA Cup fifth round draw:

Burnley vs Bournemouth/Crawley

Man Utd vs West Ham

Sheff Utd vs Bristol City

Wolves vs Southampton

Barnsley vs Chelsea

Everton/Sheff Weds vs Wycombe/Spurs

Swansea vs Man City

Leicester vs Brighton

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Man United are through to the fifth round of the FA Cup after stunning Liverpool 3-2 in a thrilling fourth round tie played on Sunday evening, January 24, at Old Trafford.

This was the second meeting between the two sides in nearly a week having squared off at Anfield in the Premier League.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rung a couple of changes of the FA Cup encounter, with Mason Greenwood, Scott McTominay, Dean Henderson and Donny van de Beek getting a nod.

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