Chelsea are London’s sole representatives in the FA Cup sixth round draw.
12 teams have already played in the fifth round of the famous competition this week, with the Blues and three more teams to play today (February 11).
Premier League clubs – Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Leicester City, Everton, West Ham, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Southampton, Burnley, Brighton, and Sheffield United – were joined by four teams from the Championship – Bournemouth, Bristol City, Barnsley, and Swansea City.
From a London perspective, West Ham were edged out by Manchester United on Tuesday after extra-time, while 24 hours later Tottenham and Everton played out a classic at Goodison Park in which the hosts won 5-4.
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So by default, Chelsea are the only team from the capital left in the competition as their tie at Championship club Barnsley is the final game of round five.
They will be hoping to secure a place in the draw for the sixth round, the details of which have now been revealed by the Football Association.
When is the sixth round draw?
The draw for the sixth round – or quarter-finals – of the FA Cup is taking place on Thursday (February 11). So in other words, today.
It is due to be conducted between the final two ties of the fifth round, at around 7.45pm UK time.
The draw will be done after Wolves face Southampton, and just before Barnsley take on Chelsea. However, the time of the draw could change. If extra-time is required at Molineux, it will take place following the conclusion of the tie.
A detailed view of the Emirates FA Cup Trophy
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How can I follow the draw?
Fans can watch the draw live via the official Emirates FA Cup YouTube channel, Twitter and Facebook accounts or on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
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