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Good night and welcome to reside protection of tonight’s three FA Cup fifth spherical ties with a spot within the final eight up for grabs for the winners. The match between the 2 six-time winners Blackburn Rovers (final Cup win 1928) and Newcastle United (1955) might be our principal focus as John Eustace takes on Eddie Howe as Newcastle attempt to make it into the sixth spherical for less than the second time in 18 years and open up a unique path to a European spot subsequent season given their harm travails, droop in league type and Saturday’s thrashing by Arsenal.

The 7.30pm tie options Premier League Bournemouth, who’ve been to the quarter-final however no additional in 1957 and 2021, taking up the Championship leaders Leicester City, winners for the one time in 2021. Andoni Iraola is definitely wanting ahead to it: “I think it’s a good chance for us. It’s a great chance, also a challenge, but a win tomorrow, I think it’s very nice to have the chance to be in the last eight, but also we know that it’s going to be a big challenge because we are facing a very big team.

“We don’t have a lot of time [to prepare]but I think Leicester are playing really, really well. I think they are showing that they are the best team in the Championship. I expect a very difficult game, but I hope we are at our best level and then we will have chances.”

Iraola confirmed defender Lloyd Kelly will stay unavailable for Bournemouth’s first FA Cup assembly with the Foxes, whereas Philip Billing will return from his three-match suspension after he was despatched off within the 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest.

Finally, Man City, the holders, journey to ‘the Kenny’ to play Luton Town, who had been finalists simply the as soon as beneath Syd Owen in 1959. No query of priorities for Pep Guardiola as he targets one other Treble: “Tomorrow is a final, like every game in Premier League and of course in Champions League. The decisive part of the season is here ahead of us, in front of us, not far away, and we are going for it.

“It’s better to play for this than being 10th in the table and [having] no chance for that. The feeling is that if you lose – bye-bye. It’s so nice.”

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2024/02/27/fa-cup-live-scores-blackburn-newcastle-man-city-luton/