After a three-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, the FA Cup resumes this weekend with an all-Premier League quarter-final line-up - and you can follow all the action on right here on Futaa.
Norwich City lost to Manchester United in extra time yesterday to kick off the sixth round and today, Sheffield United entertain record 13-time winners Arsenal before Leicester City and Chelsea meet.
The draw for the semi-finals will take place during half-time in today's last game between Newcastle and holders Manchester City.
Here is a short preview of these fixtures, to make your betting work easier!
Sheffield United vs Arsenal
- Arsenal has won just one of its last eight away matches against Sheffield United in all competitions (D4 L3), a 3-0 win in October 2007 in the League Cup.
- Arsenal has progressed from 13 of its last 15 FA Cup quarter-final matches, losing in this run in 2010-11 against Man Utd and 2015-16 against Watford.
- This is Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder’s 35th match as a manager in the FA Cup proper but only his second against a Premier League side – the Blades lost 1-0 to Leicester City in the fifth round in 2017-18.
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Leicester City vs Chelsea
- Leicester is winless in all eight previous FA Cup matches against Chelsea (D2 L6), going out at the quarter-final stage in their last two tries against the Blues in 2011-12 and 2017-18.
- This is Chelsea’s 18th FA Cup quarter-final in the Premier League era (since 1992-93), more than any other side. They’ve progressed from six of their last seven, losing the other in 2015-16 away at Everton.
- Chelsea has lost only two of its last 20 games against Leicester in all competitions (W13 D5 L2), although they are winless in four against the Foxes (D3 L1).
- Chelsea has managed wins by 2+ goals in four of its last six games in the FA Cup.
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Newcastle United vs Manchester City
- This is the first FA Cup encounter between Newcastle and Manchester City since the fifth round in 2001-02 when the Magpies won 1-0 via a Nolberto Solano strike.
- Since losing to Wigan Athletic in the FA Cup fifth round in February 2018, Manchester City has won its last nine FA Cup matches by an aggregate score of 35-4, winning their three games against fellow Premier League opponents in this run 12-0.
- Newcastle United haven’t reached the FA Cup semi-final since 2004-05 under Graeme Souness, with this their first quarter-final tie since March 2006 against Chelsea, a 1-0 defeat.
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