FA CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAW: Manchester City face Sheffield United at Wembley
FA CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAW: Manchester City to face Sheffield United at Wembley, as Brighton await either Manchester United or Fulham
- Man City meet Championship promotion chasers Sheffield United in the last four
- Brighton booked their place at Wembley by cruising past League Two Grimsby
- Roberto De Zerbi’s side will play either Man United or Fulham in the semi-final
Brighton will face the winners of the tie between Manchester United and Fulham in the FA Cup semi-finals, while Manchester City have been drawn against Sheffield United at Wembley.
Brighton eased into the semi-finals with a 5-0 win over Grimsby Town on Sunday, with striker Evan Ferguson scoring twice.
The draw, which took place moments after the quarter-final win, placed Roberto De Zerbi’s side up against fellow Premier League opposition at Wembley next month.
The Seagulls await the winners of the last quarter-final tie between Manchester United and Fulham.
Brighton will be seeking to reach the FA Cup final for the first time since 1983.
Manchester City will face Sheffield United in the FA Cup semi-final after easing past Burnley
Sheffield United’s match winner Tommy Doyle set up a FA Cup semi-final against Man City
Brighton will be looking to earn a first appearance in an FA Cup final since 1983 next month
Championship promotion chasers Sheffield United will meet reigning Premier League champions Man City in the second semi-final.
The Blades booked their place in the last four with a dramatic quarter-final win over fellow Championship side Blackburn Rovers.
Tommy Doyle, on loan from Man City, scored an injury-time winner to set up a match against his parent club.
Doyle and fellow Man City loanee Jamie McAtee will not be able to play for Sheffield United in the semi-final.
Paul Heckingbottom’s side twice came from behind in the quarter-final, before earning a 3-2 win.
The Blades face the daunting challenge of Man City next month in their first FA Cup semi-final since 2014.
Pep Guardiola’s team crushed Championship leaders Burnley 6-0 on Saturday to reach the semi-finals.
City are seeking to win the FA Cup for the seventh time, with their last triumph coming in 2019.
FA Cup semi-final matches will be played over the weekend of Saturday, April 22.
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