The Reds secured their clash at Stamford Bridge through a 1-0 win over Shrewsbury in a fourth-round replay on Tuesday night, with an own goal proving enough to progress.
It was an evening that further underlined the power of Anfield, and the immense quality in Liverpool’s academy, as Neil Critchley fielded the club’s youngest-ever lineup.
The trip to west London will come on Tuesday, March 3 with kickoff at 7.45pm, live on BBC One, to begin a month that could see the Reds lift the Premier League title.
It comes after the away game at Watford on February 29, and four days before the visit of Bournemouth on March 7—and after that are potentially decisive clashes with Atletico Madrid, Everton and Crystal Palace.
Liverpool host Atletico in the second leg of their Champions League last 16 clash on March 11, as they aim to defend the European Cup.
Liverpool’s Fixture List, March
- Chelsea (A) – FA Cup – Tuesday, March 3, 7.45pm
- Bournemouth (H) – Premier League – Saturday, March 7, 12.30pm
- Atletico Madrid (H) – Champions League – Wednesday, March 11, 8pm
- Everton (A) – Premier League – Monday, March 16, 8pm
- Crystal Palace (H) – Premier League – Saturday, March 21, 5.30pm*
* Subject to change if Liverpool reach FA Cup quarter-finals.