Percy Tau’s Brighton & Hove Albion side received a favourable draw when the balls were drawn on Monday for the FA Cup fourth round.
Tau made his debut for the Seagulls off the bench in their third round FA Cup win on penalties against Notts County on Sunday.
In the fourth round, Brighton will host Blackpool.
Blackpool current compete in League One, the third tier in the English football league system.
BRIGHTON WILL BE FAVOURED TO BEAT BLACKPOOL
Should Brighton get past Blackpool – as they will be expected to do – they will face an away clash in the fifth round against the winner of the Brentford v Leicester clash.
Brentford are currently in fourth place in the Championship league and will be no pushovers for top-flight Leicester, especially at their Brentford Community Stadium home ground.
The fourth round ties will be played across the weekend of January 22-25 with the fifth round taking place between February 9-11.
FA Cup fourth round draw:
Manchester United v Liverpool
Cheltenham v Manchester City
Bournemouth v Crawley
Swansea v Nottingham Forest
Southampton or Shrewsbury v Arsenal
Barnsley v Norwich
Chorley v Wolves
Millwall v Bristol City
Brighton v Blackpool
Wycombe v Tottenham
Fulham v Burnley
Sheffield United v Plymouth
Chelsea v Luton
West Ham v Doncaster
Brentford v Leicester
Everton v Sheffield Wednesday
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FA Cup fifth round draw:
Manchester United or Liverpool v West Ham/Doncaster
Fulham or Burnley v Bournemouth or Crawley
Sheffied United or Plymouth v Millwall or Bristol City
Chorley or Wolves v Southampton/Shrewsbury/Arsenal
Barnsley or Norwich v Chelsea or Luton
Everton or Sheffield Wednesday v Wycombe or Tottenham
Swansea or Nottingham Forest v Cheltenham or Manchester City
Brentford or Leicester v Brighton or Blackpool