It’s ‘London vs Manchester’ in the FA Cup semifinals
There is potential for a London derby or a Manchester Derby in the final.
The away teams were the winners in the FA Cup quarter finals. Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United advanced to the semifinal round for the 2019/20 English FA Cup.
Manchester City has a title to defend.
Harry Mcquire scored in the 118th minute for Manchester United to avoid a penalty kick-off in Norwich.
Dani Ceballos scored in the 90th-minute for Arsenal to avoid extra time in Sheffield.
Rod Barkley scored the only goal in the 63rd-minute for Chelsea to knockout Leicester City.
Manchester City grabbed a goal in each half to advance from Newcastle.
Semi Final fixtures
July 18, 2020
The league table will suggest that Chelsea and Manchester City to be the favorites.
The last 7 meetings between Arsenal and Manchester City have gone in Manchester City’s favor; this and the current league table makes Manchester City a clear favorite to go through. However, Arsenal’s success in the FA Cup says otherwise. Arsenal holds the record for the most FA Cup titles (13), and they might bring out the magic for title #14. Manchester City will be winning their 7th FA Cup title if they go on to defend the title.
The last time Chelsea won a match against Manchester United was in the FA Cup final in 2018. Eden Hazard’s penalty goal decided that for Chelsea. It’s been 6 meetings since then, with a 4 win and 2 draw record for United. Will Manchester United extend their successful run against Chelsea?
Manchester United will tie Arsenal’s record if they go on to win the title. Chelsea will be looking for their 9th FA Cup title.