TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Chelsea will face Middlesbrough in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup after the draw (drawing) the oldest competition in England was held on Thursday night local time.
Quoted from Sky SportsOn Friday, Chelsea, who struggled to beat Championship side Luton Town 3-2 in the fifth round, must be wary of their potential opponent Middlesbrough.
Despite its status as a team that comes from the second tier of English football competition, Middlesbrough previously managed to get rid of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup this season.
Manchester United were eliminated by Middlesbrough in the fourth round of the FA Cup on penalties after a 1-1 draw in normal time, while Tottenham were beaten 1-0 in the fifth round.
In addition to Chelsea vs Middlesbrough, Manchester City will face fellow Premier League team Southampton, who beat West Ham in the fifth round.
On the other hand, Manchester City beat Championship side Peterborough United 2-0 in the fifth round of the FA Cup thanks to goals from Riyad Mahrez and Jack Grealish.
The duel between English Premier League teams will also be presented at Everton’s meeting against Crystal Palace, who each beat Boreham Wood and Stoke City in the fifth round.
Liverpool, who qualified for the FA Cup quarter-finals after beating Norwich City, are still waiting for their opponent from the Nottingham Forest vs Huddersfield Town match.
The match from Nottingham Forest against Huddersfield Town in the fifth round of the FA Cup at the City Ground Stadium, Nottinghamshire will only be held on Monday night local time.
FA Cup Quarter-Final Draw Results:
- Middlesbrough vs Chelsea
- Southampton vs Manchester City
- Crystal Palace vs Everton
- Nottingham Forest/Huddersfield Town vs Liverpool.
All matches from the FA Cup quarter-finals are scheduled to be played on March 19, 2022.
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