FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester City play Newcastle, Manchester United could face Liverpool

Holders Manchester City have been given a home draw against Newcastle United in the FA Cup quarter-finals, while Manchester United could play Liverpool.

United must beat Nottingham Forest in their fifth-round tie, while Liverpool need to overcome Southampton.

Chelsea or Leeds, who also meet on Wednesday, will be rewarded with a home tie against Leicester City.

Championship club Coventry, the lowest-ranked side left in the competition, will visit Brighton or Wolves.

The quarter-finals are scheduled to take place across the weekend of Saturday, 16 March.

Coventry, who lifted the trophy in 1987, were the first team to reach the last eight when they thrashed sixth-tier Maidstone 5-0 on Monday.

Newcastle needed penalties to overcome Blackburn – another Championship side – on Tuesday, while Erling Haaland scored five as Pep Guardiola’s City won 6-2 at Luton.

Leicester were the only other team assured of their place in the next round before the draw was made, having earned a 1-0 win at Premier League side Bournemouth on Tuesday.

The remaining four ties are being played on Wednesday.

Full FA Cup quarter-final draw

Wolverhampton Wanderers/Brighton & Hove Albion v Coventry City

Nottingham Forest/Manchester United v Liverpool/Southampton

Chelsea/Leeds United v Leicester City

Manchester City v Newcastle United

First appeared on sports.yahoo.com

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