Leicester vs Chelsea Headlines FA Cup Quarter-Final Draw

Jonathan Hernandez
February 21, 2018

Manchester United, who booked their berth by beating Huddersfield on Saturday, will play Brighton in the FA Cup quarter-finals in a repeat of 1983 final.

Premier League champions Chelsea travel to Leicester City, while Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea City face either Tottenham Hotspur or Rochdale after their respective replays.

The two most recent sides to win the Premier League battle at the King Power Stadium as Leicester host Chelsea. The ending was certainly tenser than the 4-1 win over the Blades in the league cup, but the Foxes dominated throughout.

The FA Cup quarter-final will all be decided in one tie; there will be no replays should the game end in a draw.

It has been a fairly nondescript weekend of FA Cup action thus far, but, with all the expected results coming to fruition, the FA Cup quarter-final draw has thrown up some crackers. Many reports suggest Conte will opt for a handful of youngsters when they play Hull City.

The Latics' reward is a home clash against Southampton, and the League One side are just one victory away from an unlikely spot in the last four.

United have already beaten Chris Hughton's side in the Premier League at the Theatre of Dreams back in November, when Lewis Dunk's own goal separated the sides in a 1-0 victory for the Reds.

'We want to go to the quarter-finals so we go with a serious approach.

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