As it happened: Late Ricardo header sends Leicester through
Leicester City will be aiming to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals against Birmingham City | Photo: Getty/ Michael Regan

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That's all for this evening!

That's all from us here at VAVEL UK! We hope you have enjoyed following along!

And for all the Leicester fans out there: ''Que Sera Sera...''

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All smiles from Brendan!

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22:562 years ago

Full FA Cup draw!

Sheffield United vs Arsenal 

Newcastle United vs Manchester City 

Tottenham/Norwich vs Derby/Manchester United 

Leicester vs Chelsea 

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Quarter Final tie confirmed!

Leicester City will host Frank Lampard's Chelsea in the FA Cup Quarter Final! 
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Now it's time for the FA Cup Quarter Final Draw

Who do you want Leicester to play in the next round with a place at Wembley at stake?
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Man of the Match?

Who was your Man of the Match after Leicester's 1-0 win over Birmingham? 
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Analysis

Ricardo and Chilwell were the danger men against a Birmingham side which struggled to cope with Leicester's pace out wide. 

Pep Clotet will be happy with his teams performance after they kept the scores level for so long. But he will ultimately be disappointed at the way his side closed out the game.

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Analysis

Leicester will ultimately be very happy with the win but it wasn't a textbook performance from Brendan Rodgers' side and Birmingham did have chances.

Substitutes Harvey Barnes and Youri Tielemans performed well in a second half which the Foxes dominated. 

Marc Albrighton peppered the box with crosses throughout the 90 minutes and his efforts finally paid off when Ricardo headed home. 

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Celebrations!

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Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City

FT' Leicester progress through to the FA Cup Quarter Finals after a late Ricardo header secured a 1-0 win for the Foxes!
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Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City

92' Birmingham are pushing for an equaliser. Leicester are panicking on the ball and giving the Blues some hope.
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Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City

91' Jutkiewicz has an effort on goal but it doesn't test Kasper Schmeichel. 
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Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City

90' There will be three minutes added time. Can Leicester hold on? 
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Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City

88' Leicester are looking to hold on for this victory. Birmingham will give it their all for an equaliser. 
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Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City

83' After the goal Hamza Choudhury replaces James Maddison for Leicester with Jefferson Montero and Daniel Crowley coming on for Birmingham.
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Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City

81' GOAL! Ricardo heads Leicester in front! 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

80' Jutkiewicz is shown a yellow card by Jon Moss.
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

80' Ten minutes to go. Leicester are pushing for an opener. Can the deadlock be broken?
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

76' Ricardo finds Chilwell who gets his shot all wrong with his weaker foot and almost sends the ball flying out of the stadium! 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

74' Iheanacho takes the ball around the goalkeeper and scores but he is ruled offside.
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

71' Just before Maddison's strike hit the bar, Demarai Gray was replaced by Harvey Barnes. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

70' First change for Birmingham. Wes Harding is replaced by Gary Gardner. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

67' OFF THE BAR! Maddison has a long range effort bounce off the woodwork! 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

65' Maddison's free kick comes very close to opening the scoring! His effort hits the side netting, fooling some home fans into celebrating!
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

64' The Foxes have a free kick in a very dangerous area after Youri Tielemans is fouled.
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Looking for a breakthrough...

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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

60' First change for Leicester. Youri Tielemans replaces Wilfred Ndidi. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

56' Best chance of the game so far for Leicester. Maddison and Iheanacho both have shots blocked from inside the six yard box. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

55' Soyuncu is shown a yellow card after a foul on Scott Hogan.
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

53' Great play from Leicester down the right leads to a corner for the Foxes. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

50' Leicester are rampant at the moment. Albrighton crosses once again and finds Chilwell this time but the left back shoots wide. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

49' A short corner is crossed in by Albrighton who finds Evans but he can't keep his header down! 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

48' Maddison whips a cross into the danger area but Lee Camp collects well. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

46' The players are out onto the pitch and we're back underway! 
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Half-time thoughts?

Leicester have enjoyed a lot of possession but have struggled to do anything with it. Birmingham have coped well and look threatening on the counter. The Championship side will be happy with their performance so far. Will we find a breakthrough in the second half? 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

HT' A half of limited chances. Leicester have dominated possession but Birmingham look threatening on the break. Can either side break the deadlock in the second half?
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

42' Birmingham are staying strong defensively and are beginning to force the Foxes into mistakes as we reach the latter stages of the half. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

39' Chance for Leicester! James Maddison weaves his way into the area and curls an effort at goal. Lee Camp comfortably palms away. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

36' The Blues have managed to work their way into the game with a bombardment of free kicks being whipped into the Leicester box. Evans and Soyuncu have coped well with the high balls so far. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

33' Jake Clarke-Salter does well to shepherd the ball out of play as Marc Albrighton looks to burst down the right.
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

31' Jonny Evans looks in some discomfort with an injury and is receiving treatment. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

28' Birmingham have another corner. Scott Hogan is unhappy that he wasn't played through.
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

27' Ricardo cuts in from the right and attempts to bend a left footed shot towards goal but fails to keep his balance after a good run.
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Dennis Praet battles in the midfield...

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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

24' Demarai Gray has came into the game in the past few minutes, bursting down the left hand side and playing through Iheanacho as well as cutting in for a shot which was blocked well. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

21' Birmingham's game plan is becoming clear. Pep Clotet's side are sitting back and waiting for opportunities to break. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

18' Lukas Jutkiewicz lines up a shot from a free kick but his drilled effort goes wide of the post! 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

16' Birmingham break away once again with Mrabti but his cross is cleared easily by Jonny Evans. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

15' Caglar Soyuncu looks for a long, diagonal ball across the pitch. However, he is unable to pick out Marc Albrighton on the right flank. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

12' Completely against the run of play, the away side break and Mrabti has his effort blocked out for a corner!
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11' After the first corner of the game from Maddison, Lee Camp fumbles the ball but Birmingham managed to clear!
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

10' Leicester have dominated this first ten minutes, keeping possession well and testing the Blues defence.
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

8' Maddison finds some space on the edge of the area and has a go. But his curling effort goes well over the bar. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

6' James Maddison finds Dennis Praet in the box but the Belgian failed to get a solid connection on the ball. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

2' Instantly Leicester are on the attack with Marc Albrighton and Ben Chilwell finding space out wide. 
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Leicester City 0-0 Birmingham City

1' Birmingham kick off and we're underway! 
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Almost ready for kick off!

The players make their way out onto the pitch! A big match lies ahead for both sides as they play for a chance to reach the FA Cup Quarter Finals! 
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Possible upset?

Birmingham will be looking to continue their recent good form with a shock win at the King Power Stadium. After a period of poor results, Leicester will hope that they can regain some momentum and progress through to the FA Cup Quarter Finals. 
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Birmingham arrive at the King Power Stadium

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This man returns to the Foxes line-up tonight! 

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Changes!

Leicester only make three changes heading into this one. Wilfred Ndidi, Demarai Gray and Marc Albrighton come in to replace Hamza Choudhury, Ayoze Perez and Harvey Barnes. 

 

Birmingham make four changes with Clarke-Salter, Mrabti, Kieftenbeld and Harding coming into the squad. 

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Birmingham City Team News

Starting XI: Camp, Pedersen, Clarke-Salter, Dean (C), Colin, Mrabti, Sunjic, Kieftenbeld, Harding, Jutkiewicz, Hogan 

Substitutes: Trueman, Roberts, Montero, Burke, Gardner, Crowley, Boyd-Munce

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Leicester City Team News

Starting XI: Schmeichel (C), Ricardo, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell, Ndidi, Praet, Maddison, Gray, Albrighton, Iheanacho

Subsitutes: Ward, Justin, Morgan, Choudhury, Tielemans, Perez, Barnes

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Don't miss a thing!

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Match Preview

If you want to read up on more stats and facts before the game make sure to have a look at our match preview!
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How to watch Leicester City vs Birmingham City Live TV and Stream

The FA Cup Fifth Round fixture is being streamed live on Facebook. The stream can be found on the Emirates FA Cup page. 

If you want live updates from the game, make sure to hang around and follow the coverage here on VAVEL.com!

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Clotet looking forward to facing Leicester

''I am looking forward to Wednesday, it is a very good test, we love the cup, we know it is 90 minutes or more to decide the winner. We are playing against a stronger opposition who are third in the Premier League, they will be in the Champions League next year.''
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Rodgers sees cup game as opportunity to improve

''It's another opportunity for us, we haven't been as consistent in the last 7/8 games as we would have liked. But now it's about that unity of everyone on the field.

There's no doubt we can play better and we have to improve the intensity on the ball- that's absolutely key for us.''

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Birmingham City: Predicted XI

Camp, Colin, Roberts, Dean, Pedersen, Montero, Gardner, Sunjic, Crowley, Jutkiewicz, Hogan 
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Leicester City: Predicted XI

Ward, Justin, Morgan, Bennett, Fuchs, Choudhury, Praet, Albrighton, Tielemans, Gray, Iheanacho 
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Birmingham City Team News

Birmingham will be without Jeremie Bela and Jude Bellingham as they remain out, completing recovery protocols set by the club. 

 

Scott Hogan may start for Pep Clotet's side. The striker on loan from Aston Villa has scored six goals in seven games since joining in January. 

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Leicester City Team News

After missing out on the game against Norwich, Jamie Vardy has been ruled out of this fixture with a calf injury. He is expected to return to the squad when Leicester face Aston Villa on Monday night. 

 

Players such as Danny Ward, Marc Albrighton, Demarai Gray, James Justin and Ryan Bennett are expected to get a chance to prove their worth to Brendan Rodgers as they look for some valuable game time. 

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Long time no see

The last time the two teams met was at St Andrews Stadium over six years ago in January 2014. Leicester sat top of the Championship and increased their gap at the summit with a 2-1 win over the Blues. 

Goals from Lloyd Dyer and Jamie Vardy proved a consolation from Peter Lovenkrands meaningless and the Foxes travelled home with the three points. 

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Contrasting Form

Leicester City are currently going through a rough patch in the Premier League with Brendan Rodgers side without a win since January. The Foxes will be looking to progress into the quarter finals of the FA Cup and to regain some positive momentum.

Birmingham City have had a great run of games over the past few weeks with the Blues currently unbeaten in 13 games in all competitions.

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Good Evening!

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