United eye return to form in FA Cup fifth-round clash

Wigan Athletic handed Saints test...(if/when they beat Man City)

The ties are slated to take place from March 16 to 19.

Sheffield Wednesday's recent form has been mixed.

The Terriers have won their last two games 4-1, including a surprise result against in-form Bournemouth on Sunday.

West Bromwich Albion's tumultuous week took a final turn for the worse as they were knocked out by Southampton, whose 2-1 victory at the Hawthorns secured the visitors a quarterfinal berth for the first time since 2005.

Why? The last two times these two sides have met in the FA Cup it was Wigan who came out on top surprisingly. For Huddersfield, it's a choice of what holds more significance for them, a Premier League survival chance or an even bigger outside chance to win the Cup.

The four Premier League big guns will be favourites to progress to the last-eight of the competition, but the common cliché in cup competitions is that form or league position does not matter as an upset is always on the cards.

The recent fourth-round FA Cup tie between Liverpool and West Brom proved particularly contentious as the extra official awarded Jurgen Klopp's side a penalty, ruled out a goal for his opponents then confirmed another would stand.

Manchester City continue their quest for a historic quadruple of Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup with a fifth round trip to Wigan on Monday. The Yorkshire are unbeaten in four FA Cup games at the John Smiths Stadium, although three of those games finished in draws.

The Red Devils passage to the fifth round has been relatively smooth, as United have seen off Derby County and in the last round Yeovil.

But Claude Puel's men will not have it quite so easy in the next round when they welcome Chelsea, who will be looking to secure silverware at the end of a disappointing league season.

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