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FA Cup Draw: Sutton United Rewarded With Home Tie Against Arsenal

The draw for the FA Cup 5th round has taken place, with non-league sides Sutton United and Lincoln City both drawing Premier League opposition.

Sutton are rewarded for shocking Championship high flyers Leeds United with a home draw against Arsenal. The Gunners overcame Southampton 4-0 to progress to a meeting with one of the fairytail stories of the FA Cup this season.

Lincoln who knocked out Brighton and Ipswich of the Championship have been drawn with Burnley. The Imps captain and Dubliner Alan Power will get the chance to match up with current Irish international Jeff Hendrick at Turf Moor.

In the other ties, holders Manchester United travel to Blackburn Rovers, Huddersfield face Manchester City and other shock team of the round Oxford United take on Middlesborough. Millwall who dispatched Premier League side Watford face the winners of Derby and Leicester’s replay while Fulham and Tottenham complete the draw.

Nick Menezes, Pundit Arena

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