Premier League giants await Wrexham if Hollywood darlings advance in FA Cup, Hammers set up Man United clash
Wrexham, the non-League club owned by Hollywood superstars, could play host to Premier League Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup fifth round.
First the Welsh outfit – and its co-chairmen Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney – must overcome Sheffield United in a fourth-round replay after the Championship club scrambled a late draw in the first tie on Sunday.
The competition’s fifth-round draw also sent Premier League champions Manchester City to second tier Bristol City, while Manchester United meet West Ham – 2-0 winners over third-tier Derby on Tuesday (AEDT) – in an all EPL clash.
Second-tier Stoke host Brighton, who knocked out holders Liverpool with a late winner on Sunday.
Leeds will travel to either Fulham or Sunderland, Southampton play the winner of the replay between Luton and Grimsby, Leicester meet Blackburn or Birmingham, and Ipswich or Burnley will take on Sheffield Wednesday or Fleetwood.
West Ham secured a deserved win away to League One Derby at Pride Park.
Jarrod Bowen opened the scoring after 10 minutes after a knockdown from Tomas Soucek.
Bowen was heavily involved in the second goal as his cross was deflected into the path of Michail Antonio, who headed in from close range.
It was the first time David Moyes’ side had completed successive victories since October, following on from last weekend’s crucial Premier League success against Everton.
And it now pits Moyes against his former club in cup combat at Old Trafford for the third successive season, the Hammers winning in the EFL tournament last term after losing in the last 16 of the FA Cup the year before.
The result marked the end of Derby’s 14-match unbeaten run since they lost on penalties at Liverpool in November.
FA Cup fifth-round draw:
Southampton v Luton or Grimsby
Leicester v Blackburn or Birmingham
Stoke v Brighton
Wrexham or Sheffield United v Tottenham
Fulham or Sunderland v Leeds
Bristol City v Manchester City
Manchester United v West Ham
Ipswich or Burnley v Sheffield Wednesday or Fleetwood
Ties to be played during the week commencing February 27.