FA Cup fifth-round draw: When is it? Who can Manchester City face & what number will they be?

Pep Guardiola’s men will be hoping to win another domestic trophy this season.
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Manchester City beat Fulham 4-1 on Saturday to secure their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

The Sky Blues, who last won the competition in 2019, could face some of England’s top sides in the next stage, while there also several non-Premier League opponents who they could be paired with.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the fifth-round draw...

City beat Fulham 4-1 in the fourth round, with Gundogan, Stones & Mahrez (2) scoring. Credit: Getty.City beat Fulham 4-1 in the fourth round, with Gundogan, Stones & Mahrez (2) scoring. Credit: Getty.
City beat Fulham 4-1 in the fourth round, with Gundogan, Stones & Mahrez (2) scoring. Credit: Getty.

When is the draw & where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live in the UK on ITV ahead of Liverpool’s tie against Cardiff City, which kicks off at 12pm.

What number are City?

Pep Guardiola’s men will be ball number 15 for the draw.

Who can Man City face?

Among the top sides City can definitely face are Chelsea, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Several Football League sides could also be an opponent for City, including Peterborough United, Luton Town, Hudddersfield Town, Stoke City and Middlesbrough, who eliminated Manchester United on Friday.

There are also three games on Sunday, with Liverpool playing Cardiff and holders Leicester City travelling to Nothing Forest.

When is the fifth round?

The fifth round will be held during the week commencing Monday 28 February 2022, with the fixtures most likely to be played over 1/2 March.

Draw numbers in full

1. Crystal Palace 2. Bournemouth or Boreham Wood (Sun) 3. Huddersfield Town 4. Peterborough United 5. Luton Town 6. Southampton 7. Chelsea 8. Everton 9. West Ham United 10. Middlesbrough 11. Tottenham Hotspur 12. Liverpool or Cardiff City (Sun) 13. Stoke City 14. Nottingham Forest or Leicester City (Sun) 15. Manchester City 16. Norwich City