City to face Sheffield Wednesday in FA Cup fifth round

By Ric Turner, Tue 28 January 2020 10:49

City to face Sheffield Wednesday in FA Cup fifth roundBlues drawn away at Hillsborough in last sixteen clash

Manchester City will face Sheffield Wednesday in the fifth round of the FA Cup, following the draw on Monday evening.

Pep Guardiola's side qualified for the last sixteen after a comfortable 4-0 win against Fulham, whilst the Owls defeated QPR 2-1 at Loftus Road.

The game will be played at Hillsborough in the week commencing 2nd March. For the first time in the history of the FA Cup, all fifth-round ties will be played midweek in an attempt to alleviate fixture congestion. There will be no replays, so extra time and penalties will be used if teams are level after 90 minutes.

Fifth-round draw in full

Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City

Reading or Cardiff City v Sheffield United

Chelsea v Shrewsbury Town or Liverpool

West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United or Oxford United

Leicester City v Coventry City or Birmingham City

Northampton Town or Derby County v Manchester United

Southampton or Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City

Portsmouth v Arsenal