Revealed: Dates confirmed for Chelsea’s FA Cup fifth-round tie against Barnsley
According to Football london, Chelsea have discovered when they are to face off against Barnsley in their FA Cup fifth-round tie.
The fixture will now take place on February 11 at 8 pm. Chelsea will travel to Oakwell to take on the Championship side. The Blues were drawn at home for the previous two rounds of the competition.
It will also be Thomas Tuchel’s first time in the historical competition. He will hope to succeed where his predecessor faltered last season.
Thomas Tuchel will manage Chelsea in the FA Cup for the first time on February 11
Chelsea were fortunate enough to have drawn lower league clubs so far. The Blues saw off Morecambe in the third round before downing Luton Town in the fourth round.
The win against Luton proved to be Frank Lampard’s last game in charge as he was dismissed a day later.