Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Face Chelsea in the Plum Tie of Cup Fifth Round

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Face Chelsea in the Plum Tie of Cup Fifth Round

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UNITED will face FA Cup holders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the fifth round of the competition.

United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said previously he would prefer a home tie in the next round after his side beat Arsenal 3-1 at the Emirates, with goals from Alexis Sanchez, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial.

The Premier League heavyweights met in last year's FA Cup final, with then United manager Jose Mourinho losing to Conte's Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley.

Pep Guardiola's quadruple-chasing City - who dismantled Burnley 5-0 in the previous round - have an away trip to either Middlesbrough or Newport.

AFC Wimbledon's reward for beating West Ham is a home tie with Millwall, who also shocked Premier League opposition on Saturday, while Frank Lampard's Derby travel to either Brighton or West Brom. …

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