FA Cup semi-finals draw revealed as Man Utd and Man City learn Wembley opponents
MANCHESTER UNITED will face Brighton in the FA Cup semi-finals… if they beat Fulham this afternoon.
While Man City will face Sheffield United in the other semi – setting up a potential Manchester derby in the final.
GettyErling Haaland’s latest hat-trick inspired Man City to a 6-0 win over Burnley[/caption]
Fulham have travelled to Old Trafford for this afternoon’s quarter-finalRex
The FA Cup semi-finals will take place across the weekend of April 22-23.
Man City booked their place in the quarter-finals with a comfortable 6-0 rout of Vincent Kompany’s Burnley on Saturday.
Erling Haaland’s latest hat-trick inspired his side’s win, with Julian Alvarez grabbing a double and youngster Cole Palmer rounding off the resounding win.
Sheffield United then kicked off Sunday’s FA Cup action by twice coming from behind to beat Blackburn.
Ben Brereton Diaz had given the visitors the lead from the penalty spot, before Sam Gallagher’s own goal made it 1-1.
Sammie Szmodics scored on the hour mark to restore Rovers’ lead, but the Blades again came roaring straight back.
Scotland international Oli McBurnie equalised on 81 minutes, before Tommy Doyle’s stunning stoppage time strike booked Paul Heckingbottom’s side a place at Wembley.
Brighton then joined Man City and Sheffield United in the semis by routing League Two Grimsby at the Amex.
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The Mariners completed a stunning upset on their last visit to the south coast, when they beat Southampton 1-0 at St Mary’s.
But this proved a step too far, with goals by Deniz Undav, Solly March, Kaoru Mitoma and a double by player of the match Evan Ferguson completing a 5-0 thrashing for Brighton.
Man United and Fulham will do battle this afternoon for the final place in the FA Cup’s last four.
Harry Maguire skippers the Red Devils at Old Trafford, while Willian returns for Marco Silva’s men.
Tommy Doyle completed a thrilling Sheffield United comebackRex
AFPEvan Ferguson inspired Brighton to victory over League Two Grimsby Town[/caption]