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FA Cup 5th round draw: Millwall await the winner of Leicester and Derby

Now we just have to win the replay

The draw for the 5th round of the FA Cup was made this evening and it has presented a good opportunity for Leicester City, who were drawn against League One Millwall. In a year when 12 Premier League teams have already been knocked out, the Foxes have a better than chance than ever of winning, and would be strong favourites in this game, even away from home.

Of course, an away tie against a team from a lower league sounded exciting in the last round too. Instead, we barely limped to a frustrating draw and will now have to play a replay, which will be held at the King Power Stadium on February 8th. Should they make it through that, they really should be looking at a quarter final place.

Unfortunately, in an incredibly unlikely turn of events, all eight Premier League teams left avoided each other, so there may be 7 top tier opponents awaiting us there. But after an incredible 4th round that saw many lower league teams, including non-league Lincoln City and Sutton Utd progress, we can always hope for more upsets.

The draw was a mixed bag for the two National League sides: away at Burnley would have been far from a dream draw for Lincoln, but Sutton probably got their perfect tie at home against Arsenal.