FA Cup Draw confirmed: Chelsea face former Premier League Champions away

The draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals has been made, with Premier League champions Chelsea set to play Leicester City for a place in the final four.

FA Cup holders Arsenal were surprisingly dumped out by Championship club Nottingham Forest in the first round but Manchester United, Man City and Tottenham are among the teams still in the hunt to lift the trophy.

Jose Mourinho’s United beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 on Saturday evening and will now face Brighton in the quarter-finals, which take place on the weekend of Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March.

Premier League leaders Manchester City, who face Wigan on Monday, have been drawn to play Southampton, while Spurs will travel to the winner of Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea City if they beat Rochdale.

FA Cup quarter-final draw in full: Sheffield Wednesday/Swansea City v Rochdale/Tottenham Manchester United v Brighton Leicester City v Chelsea Wigan/Manchester City v Southampton

Draw in full

Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea City vs Rochdale or Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester United vs Brighton

Leicester City vs Chelsea

Wigan or Manchester City vs Southampton

Defending champions Arsenal crashed out back in the third round after losing to Nottingham Forest while Liverpool were bested by West Brom at home in round four.

West Ham were another to fall victim in the fourth round as they were taught a lesson by Wigan and Spurs very nearly followed them out before rescuing a late draw against Newport County and then winning the replay.

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