Giant killers Boro get tough draw as Chelsea, City handed easy teams in FA Cup 5th round draw
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Giant killers Boro get tough draw as Chelsea, City handed easy teams in FA Cup 5th round draw

Chris Wilders Middlesbrough have been handed a tough opponents in the FA Cup 5th round draw conducted today.

Middlesbrough recorded the biggest shock of round four after eliminating Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United on Friday through penalties.

They have now been rewarded with a clash with Tottenham in their next round game.

European champions Chelsea who laboured to a 2-1 win against Plymouth Argyle in the 4th round have been handed a trip to Luton Town.

While the Premier League champions Manchester City have also been give an easy draw wit a trio to Peterborough United

FA Cup fifth-round draw

Luton Town vs. Chelsea
Crystal Palace vs. Stoke City
Peterborough United vs. Manchester City
Liverpool or Cardiff City vs. Norwich City
Southampton vs. West Ham United
Middlesbrough vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Nottingham Forest or Leicester City vs. Huddersfield Town
Everton vs. Bournemouth or AFC Boreham Wood

Some of the FA Cup 5th round games will be played on February 28 while others will be played in the 2nd.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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