FA Cup: Man United on collision course with Chelsea

FA Cup holders Chelsea could face Premier League leaders Manchester United at Old Trafford in the quarter-finals if both win fifth-round ties.

United must beat Reading in their last-16 meeting on Monday while Chelsea, who crushed Brentford 4-0 in a fourth-round replay on Sunday, have to get past Championship (second division) Middlesbrough who they meet at the Riverside on February 27.

 FA Cup: Man United on collision course with Chelsea

United last reached the FA Cup final in 2007 which they lost 1-0 to Chelsea at Wembley. AP

United last reached the FA Cup final in 2007 which they lost 1-0 to Chelsea at Wembley with Didier Drogba scoring the winner late in extra time.

Manchester City, the 2011 winners, were drawn at home to second-tier Barnsley.

Sunday's last-eight draw created another potential all top-flight encounter with Everton hosting Wigan Athletic if David Moyes's side can get past third-tier Oldham Athletic in a replay at Goodison Park. Oldham scored a stoppage-time equaliser to hold Everton to a 2-2 draw on Saturday.

Blackburn Rovers were rewarded for a shock 1-0 fifth-round win at Arsenal with another trip to the capital, this time to face fellow Championship outfit Millwall, the 2004 finalists.

Draw

Oldham Athletic (III)/Everton v Wigan Athletic

Manchester City v Barnsley (II)

Manchester United/Reading v Middlesbrough (II)/Chelsea

Millwall (II) v Blackburn Rovers (II)

Reuters

Updated Date: Feb 18, 2013 17:21:59 IST