With the ouster of English Premier League Big Four sides Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United from the FA Cup, Chelsea are now favourites in the prestiged tournament. They will meet Championship club Cardiff City in the fifth round of the cup.
Fellow Premier League contenders Manchester City have been drawn against Arsenal-eliminating Stoke City.
The all-Championship draw featuring Reading and West Bromwich Albion ensures that there will be at least one non-Premier League team in the quarter-final round of the FA Cup.
All FA Cup fifth round games will take place on February 13th, 2010.
FA Cup 5th Round Draw
Wolverhampton Wanderers or Crystal Palace v Aston Villa
Manchester City v Stoke City
Derby County v Birmingham
Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur or Leeds United
Chelsea v Cardiff
Fulham v Notts County or Wigan Athletic
Reading v West Bromwich Albion
Southampton v Portsmouth