2019-20 FA Cup 5th Rd Review

Stats of the Round

For just the fifth time in FA Cup history all eight Quarter Finalists are top-flight clubs.

Norwich City become the first club in FA Cup history to win their 5th Rd tie on penalties in the first match of the tie.

Manchester United have equalled the record number of Quarter Final appearances, joining Everton on 45, whilst Arsenal have reached the FA Cup Quarter Finals for the 44th time

Chelsea have reached the FA Cup Quarter Finals for the 13th time this Century.

The eight Quarter Finalists now have more Quarter Final appearances as a collective (231) than any other eight teams to make the round in any other season.


First time in Quarter Finals in a while

28 years – Norwich City

14 years – Newcastle United

6 years – Sheffield United


Into Quarter Finals and a while since last KO before QF

6 years – Manchester United


Biggest Wins of the 5th Round

Derby County 0-3 Manchester United

Portsmouth 0-2 Arsenal

Chelsea 2-0 Liverpool

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