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Last Updated: Sunday February 15 2009 11:13 GMT

Chelsea in FA Cup quarter-finals

Nicolas Anelka, Salomon Kalou, Didier Drogba (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Chelsea fought back from a goal down against Watford to book their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Tamas Priskin put Watford ahead in the second half, but Nicolas Anelka went on to score a hat-trick to secure Chelsea's 3-1 victory at Vicarage Road.

Blues' coach Ray Wilkins was in charge for the game, after Luiz Felipe Scolari was sacked as manager.

Meanwhile, Guus Hiddink, who is set to officially take charge of the team on Monday, watched from the sidelines.

Earlier, all four of Saturday's other fifth-round FA Cup matches had ended in draws.

Saturday's FA Cup results:
Danny Murphy of Fulham and Leon Britton of Swansea City  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Blackburn 2-2 Coventry
Sheff Utd 1-1 Hull
Swansea 1-1 Fulham
West Ham 1-1 Middlesbrough
Watford 1-3 Chelsea

At the Liberty Stadium in Swanseaa, Fulham took the lead just before half-time, when Swans captain Garry Monk scored an own goal.

But Swansea fought back, with Jason Scotland equalising in the second half.

Elsewhere, matches between West Ham and Middlesbrough, and Sheffield United and Hull, also ended in 1-1 draws.

Boro went in front at Upton Park with a header by Stewart Downing, with Herita Ilunga heading in a late equaliser for West Ham.

Meanwhile, Premier League side Hull were facing an embarrassing defeat when Greg Halford's early goal put Sheffield United ahead.


But a strike by Kamil Zayatte secured a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane.

And Coventry and Blackburn drew 2-2 in a dramatic match at Ewood Park.