Chelsea reach FA Cup semi-final after beating Manchester United

Chelsea reach FA Cup semi-final after beating Manchester United

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Chelsea beat Manchester United again going through the next stage: the Blues are now set to play the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.

Manchester United pressed high creating a chance with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, before Chelsea went close to scoring twice in a frenetic first half. Both Eden Hazard stunner and Gary Cahill‘s shot from a close range were denied by Spanish goalkeeper De Gea.

Ander Herrera was shown a red card after being booked twice in a short while; Mourinho reacted replacing Mkhitaryan with Fellaini in midfield.

Then Antonio Conte and the Special One had an altercation stopped by the fourth official following following Valencia’s late challenge on Alonso.

At 52′ N’Golo Kanté broke the deadlock with a low shot past De Gea, 30 yards out from the goal.

Then Marcus Rashford missed a clear chance following a huge mistake by David Luiz, but Blues’ goalkeeper Courtois produced a brilliant save. Also Willian went close to scoring with a curled shot while Diego Costa missed two chances from a close range.

With 10′ left to go Cesc Fabregas replaced Willian and Ashley Young made space for Manchester United midfielder Lingard.