Sheffield Wednesday land home draw against holders Manchester City in FA Cup

Sheffield Wednesday will host holders Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Monday, 27th January 2020, 6:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 8:37 am

Wednesday have never beaten City in the competition, having faced them on six occasions previously.

Their last meeting was a 2-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, where Atdhe Nuhiu memorably giving the Owls the lead. That clash came barely three months after City beat Wednesday 7-0 in the League Cup.

The Owls booked their place in the fifth round with a win at Queens Park Rangers on Saturday while City beat Fulham 4-0 a day later.

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Owls boss Garry Monk congratulates goalscorer Sam Winnall after the win at QPR in the FA Cup

Fifth round ties will take place in the midweek of March 4. The move to midweek is designed to avoid further disruption to the league calendar.

There will also be no replays at the fifth round stage and beyond.

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 Bournemouth or Arsenal