Cup holder Chelsea drawn to play lower-league team
(AP Photo/Sang Tan)
LONDON (AP) Chelsea will face lower-league opposition in the next round of its FA Cup defense after being drawn Sunday to face Southend or Brentford.
Chelsea, which routed Premier League rival Southampton 5-1 on Saturday, will be away at either Brentford of the third tier or Southend of the fourth tier.
Premier League champion Manchester City was given an away match against the winners of the replay between Stoke and second-tier side Crystal Palace.
Tottenham has an away match at Leeds or Birmingham, Liverpool is at Oldham, while Arsenal or Swansea will play at Brighton, which ousted Newcastle on Saturday.
The winner of the replay between Manchester United and West Ham will play Fulham or Blackpool.
Non-league club Luton's reward for beating Wolverhampton Wanderers is a trip to Norwich.
Updated January 6, 2013