Micky Hazard picks team he wants Tottenham to face in FA Cup fifth round
By Will Butcher
Micky Hazard wants Tottenham to face non-league side Sutton United at White Hart Lane in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Spurs secured their place in the fifth round with an enthralling 4-3 win over League Two outfit Wycombe Wanderers, despite going down 2-0 and 3-2 to Gareth Ainsworth’s side.
Former Spurs star Hazard believes a home tie against Sutton “sounds good” on his personal Twitter account, but wants Man City to face Man United and Arsenal to face Chelsea.
Looking forward to FA Cup draw, City v United Chelsea v Gooners Spurs v Sutton sounds good, good luck all, best Cup competition in WorldCOYS
— Micky Hazard (@1MickyHazard) January 30, 2017
South Korea international Heung-Min Son scored twice for Spurs during the fourth-round tie that almost saw Wycombe pull off arguably the biggest giant-killing of this season’s FA Cup.
Vincent Janssen scored from the penalty spot while Dele Alli scored his 13th goal of the season to earn a narrow 4-3 win over Wanderers.
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Sutton are just one of two non-league sides in the pot for the fifth-round draw, along with National League rivals Lincoln City, after beating Leeds United 1-0 on Sunday.
Captain Jamie Collins scored from the penalty spot to knock the Yorkshire giants out of the cup, and sensationally secure a place in the fifth round.
Now, Hazard desperately wants to see his former side progress to the quarter finals by facing Sutton as Spurs looks to win the FA Cup for the first time since 1990-91.
Hazard, 56, won the FA Cup with Spurs in 1982 during his first stint at White Hart Lane and will be keenly watching the draw which takes place at 7.20pm on BBC One.
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