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Manchester City, Wolves and Brighton field two players each: FA Cup team of the round

No major shocks in English football's leading knockout competition as all Premier League clubs reach the quarter-finals

This weekend saw all but one of the FA Cup quarter-final places filled, with no matches sent to a replay.

Premier League side Watford were the first to reach the last-eight with a narrow 1-0 win over Championship club Queens Park Rangers on Friday, before another top-flight side - Brighton & Hove Albion - followed suit in Saturday's first fixture by beating second-tier Derby County.

Indeed, the fifth round did not produce any great shocks as Championship club Millwall did enough to get past League One's bottom team AFC Wimbledon, before Premier League champions Manchester City broke down stubborn League Two side Newport County with a second-half onslaught.

On Sunday, Wolverhampton Wanderers booked their passage into the quarter-finals with a win over Bristol City, in another win for a Premier League team over a Championship opponent.

Crystal Palace then followed, the top-tier side getting the better of League One's Doncaster Rovers, before Swansea City thrashed Championship rivals Brentford.

With just Chelsea's clash with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday remaining, Richard Jolly has put together his team of the FA Cup fifth round in the photo gallery above.

To move on to the next image and position, click on the arrows or the thumbnail, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

Updated: February 18, 2019 08:43 AM

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