FA Cup preview: Premier League teams on upset alert in last 16

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This weekend the FA Cup takes center stage once again as we are getting down to the nitty-gritty of the world’s oldest cup competition.

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There are three all-Premier League clashes with West Brom hosting West Ham, Crystal Palace hoping to beat Liverpool at home for the second-time this season and Midlands rivals Aston Villa and Leicester City (both struggling in the relegation zone) are ready to battle it out for a spot in the quarterfinals.

On Saturday Sunderland face a trip to League One outfit Bradford who humbled Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in round four, while Manchester United also face third-tier opposition as they play Preston North End on Monday.

Arsenal will be wary of an upset against the leaders of the Championship,¬†Middlesbrough, after ‘Boro knocked out Manchester City in the last round. And there will at least be one second-tier team in the hat for the sixth round draw as an all-Championship affair takes place at Pride Park with Derby County hosting Reading.

Click on the link above to follow all the games this weekend, and here is the full schedule for the last 16.

FA Cup fifth round fixtures

Saturday

West Bromwich Albion vs. West Ham United
Blackburn Rovers vs. Stoke City
Derby County vs. Reading
Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool

Sunday

Aston Villa vs. Leicester City
Bradford City vs. Sunderland
Arsenal vs. Middlesbrough

Monday

Preston North End vs. Manchester United