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FA Cup draw: Man City handed Luton tie, Maidstone face Championship Opponents

Manchester City will go to Luton in the fifth round of the FA Cup, while non-league giant-killers Maidstone will face Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry.

On Friday, treble champions City defeated Tottenham 1-0 in the fourth round courtesy to Nathan Ake’s late goal.

Pep Guardiola’s side will now travel to Kenilworth Road to face Luton, who defeated Everton 2-1 on Saturday.

On Saturday, Maidstone pulled off one of the greatest surprises in FA Cup history, winning 2-1 against Championship leaders Ipswich Town.

The sixth-tier National League South club is the lowest-ranked team remaining in the league.

They will now travel to another Championship side to face the winners of the replay between Wednesday and Coventry in the last 16.

Maidstone have already beaten two other league clubs in the FA Cup this season, having knocked out Barrow and Stevenage.

Newcastle face a trip to the winners of Monday’s tie between Blackburn and Wrexham.

The winner of the replay between Chelsea and Aston Villa, who drew 0-0 on Friday, will host Leeds or Plymouth. Brighton travel to Wolves and Bournemouth entertain Championship leaders Leicester in the FA Cup draw.

Chasing silverware in Jurgen Klopp’s final season in charge, Liverpool, 5-2 winners against Norwich on Sunday, will face Watford or Southampton, who played out a 1-1 draw.

The winners of the replay between Bristol City and Nottingham Forest host Manchester United, who survived blowing a two-goal lead in their 4-2 victory at fourth-tier minnows Newport on Sunday.

Fifth round draw:

Blackburn or Wrexham v Newcastle

Chelsea or Aston Villa v Leeds or Plymouth

Bournemouth v Leicester

Liverpool v Watford or Southampton

Bristol City or Nottingham Forest v Manchester United

Wolves v Brighton

Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry v Maidstone United

Luton v Manchester City

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