To attain a fourth consecutive FA Cup ultimate, Chelsea has to undergo Manchester City within the third spherical.
Chelsea will head to Manchester when the massive weapons enter the competitors over the weekend of January 6-9.
The Blues have made it to Wembley in every of the final three years, however has in the end gone all the way down to Arsenal, Leicester and Liverpool respectively.
Liverpool, which beat Chelsea on penalties final season to elevate the trophy for the eighth time, launches its protection at Anfield in opposition to English Premier League struggler Wolverhampton.
Erik ten Hag will get his first style of world soccer’s oldest membership competitors when Manchester United hosts Everton. West Ham makes the quick journey to Brentford, and Southampton travels to Crystal Palace.
Premier League chief Arsenal and high-flying Newcastle drew away video games at League One sides Oxford and Sheffield Wednesday.
Tottenham hosts League One’s Portsmouth, and Brighton travels to Middlesbrough in FA Cup winner Michael Carrick’s first style of the competitors as Boro boss. Championship rivals Cardiff host Leeds, and Burnley go to Bournemouth.
Nottingham Forest and Fulham each face second-tier opposition on the highway within the form of Blackpool and Hull respectively.
Aston Villa welcome fourth-tier Stevenage, and Leicester face both fifth-tier Dagenham & Redbridge or League Two’s Gillingham.