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Boro at home in FA Cup fifth round - but might face Chelsea
MIDDLESBROUGH will entertain either Chelsea or Brentford in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Boro were drawn at home for the third round in succession in this afternoon's draw, but after matches against Hastings and Aldershot, things are set to become significantly tougher with European champions Chelsea lying in wait.
Rafael Benitez's side needed a late strike from Fernando Torres to secure a 2-2 draw at League One Brentford this afternoon.
But they will be firm favourites when the two sides replay at Stamford Bridge, with the game scheduled on the same Saturday as the fifth round owing to Chelsea's involvement in the Europa League.
Boro's fifth-round tie is provisionally slated for February 26-27.
FA CUP FIFTH ROUND DRAW:
Huddersfield or Leicester vs Wigan
MK Dons vs Barnsley
Oldham vs Everton
Luton vs Millwall
Arsenal vs Blackburn
Man City vs Leeds
Man United vs Reading
MIDDLESBROUGH vs Brentford or Chelsea
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