Leeds United: Whites drawn at Watford

Leeds United will travel to Premier League side Watford in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Sunday, 31st January 2016, 5:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 31st January 2016, 6:04 pm
Hull City's Alex Bruce jumps onto team-mate James Chester, as he celebrates scoring the opening goal against Arsenal in the 2014 FA Cup final.

The Elland Road club avoided the division’s top teams in tonight’s draw but will face top flight opposition for the first time this season after yesterday’s 2-1 win at Bolton Wanderers.

United are due to visit Vicarage Road over the weekend of February 20. Their Championship clash away at Birmingham City - planned for the same date - is set to be rescheduled.

Watford came through round four of the FA Cup with a 1-0 win at Nottingham Forest yesterday.

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Leeds are bidding to reach the last eight of the tournament for the first time in 13 years.

The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup:

Chelsea v Manchester City

Reading v West Brom/Peterborough

Watford v Leeds

Shrewsbury v Manchester United

Blackburn v Liverpool/West Ham

Tottenham v Crystal Palace

Arsenal v Hull

Bournemouth v Everton

Ties to be played February 19-22.