The first batch of FA Cup 2010 fifth round matches took place this afternoon.
Reading and West Brom will need a replay after the sides drew 2-2, while Portsmouth overcame their nearest neighbours, Southampton 4-1 away from home to provide some respite for their players and fans from their financial woes.
Chelsea put some nervy opening moments behind them by beating Championship Cardiff 4-1 too.
Manchester City and Stoke City drew one all at the City of Manchester stadium. The full list of FA Cup fifth round results is below:
FA Cup Fifth Round Results – Saturday 13th February 2010
- Chelsea 4-1 Cardiff
- Derby 1-2 Birmingham
- Reading 2-2 West Brom
- Southampton 1-4 Portsmouth
- Man City 1-1 Stoke