FA Cup: Chelsea to face Manchester United in quarter-final, Arsenal could host Lincoln


Premier League leaders Chelsea, have been handed a home tie against Manchester United in the quarter-final of the Emirates FA Cup.

Chelsea saw off Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 on Saturday  to book their place in the last eight, while United defeated a spirited Blackburn Rovers side 2-1 on Sunday at Ewood Park.

The fixture will be the second time Jose Mourinho will return to Stamford Bridge since he was sacked last December. The first time was in the league, when he was humiliated 4-0.

Non-league Lincoln City were handed a potential trip to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal, provided Arsene Wenger’s team eliminate put out Sutton United on Monday evening.

Tottenham Hotspur will welcome Millwall, having beaten Fulham on Sunday thanks to a Harry Kane hat-trick, while Middlesbrough will host either Huddersfield or Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola’s team drew 0-0 on Saturday and would need to win the replay to qualify.

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