FA CUP

FA Cup quarter-finals draw: Southampton host Manchester City; Chelsea play Middlesbrough

FA Cup

Southampton will play Manchester City in the FA Cup quarter-finals after the draw on Thursday night.

The Saints were playing well against David Moyes’s West Ham United in the fifth round. They beat them 3-1 at St. Mary’s Stadium. And they will need every player to be in their best form when they play Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.

Chelsea will travel to Middlesbrough, who are looking in dangerous form after elminating Spurs in the fifth round and Manchester United in the fourth round. Middlesbrough beat Spurs 1-0 by scoring a goal in extra time from a substitute. Manchestser United lost to Middlesbrough in the penalty shootout.

Crystal Palace will play against Everton in the quarter-finals because Everton defeated Boreham Wood. It is still not decided who will play against Liverpool as there is still one match to be played between Nottingham Forest and Huddersfield. The winner of this fixture will meet Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

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