FA Cup semi-final draw: Leicester to face Southampton as Chelsea take on Man City

Four Premier League sides will compete in the penultimate round of the competition

Alex Pattle
Sunday 21 March 2021 18:57
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Leicester City will take on Southampton in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, while Chelsea face Man City.

Southampton booked their spot in the final four on Saturday by beating rivals Bournemouth 3-0, while Man City defeated fellow Premier League club Everton 2-0.

Chelsea defeated Sheffield United 2-0 in Sunday’s first quarter-final, with Leicester beating Man United 3-1 later in the day.

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Nathan Redmond netted a brace as Southampton saw off Championship opponents Bournemouth, with Moussa Djenepo rounding out the scoring for the Saints.

Man City left it late to beat Everton, meanwhile, with Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne finding the net in the final six minutes at Goodison Park.

An Oliver Norwood own goal and added-time Hakim Ziyech strike sealed Chelsea’s victory over Sheffield United.

A Kelechi Iheanacho double was pivotal in Leicester’s win against Man United, with Youri Tielemans also scoring for Brendan Rodgers’ side.

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