FA Cup draw: Forest to face Man Utd, Chelsea to host Leeds

Non-League side Maidstone United will travel to Coventry in the FA Cup fifth round, while holders Manchester City make the trip to Luton.

The National League South club from Kent pulled off one of the great upsets in FA Cup history by winning 2-1 at Ipswich on Saturday and will now make the journey to another Championship team in the last 16.

Maidstone manager George Elokobi told Sky Sports News: “Another Championship side. It’s going to be a big day out for us. It’s incredible to get into the fifth round. We are not disappointed.

Maidstone United manager George Elokobi celebrates
Maidstone United manager George Elokobi is looking forward to another ‘big day’ in the FA Cup fifth round

“In my opinion, it’s a good draw for both clubs. We have to make sure that when the time comes, we go again.

“My personal preference was Wolves and I was disappointed that we didn’t draw them to be honest. But it’s not about me, it’s about our football club and our players and we have to go out and do it again.

“The magic of the cup is still very much alive and on the day, we will be ready and hopefully we’ll give a good account of ourselves.”

Newcastle face a trip to Blackburn, while Chelsea – who swept aside Aston Villa in their replay – will host Leeds.

Brighton travel to Wolves and Bournemouth entertain Championship leaders Leicester.

Liverpool will face Southampton.

Nottingham Forest – who beat Bristol City on penalties in their fourth-round replay – face Manchester United, who beat Newport.

The fifth-round matches will be scheduled during the week commencing Monday February 26.

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Following non-League Maidstone’s shock win against Ipswich, we look back at the biggest FA Cup upsets in the competition’s history

FA Cup fifth-round draw

Blackburn vs Newcastle

Chelsea vs Leeds

Bournemouth vs Leicester

Liverpool vs Southampton

Nottingham Forest vs Manchester United

Wolves vs Brighton

Coventry vs Maidstone United

Luton Town vs Manchester City

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