Hazard the hero as Chelsea hold firm to win FA Cup
In what is still widely expected to be Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's final game in charge, the Blues withstood a second-half onslaught from United after Hazard's 22nd-minute spot-kick to ensure Jose Mourinho's men end the season trophyless.
Expect entertaining FA Cup final, Mourinho assures Fans
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says their season will not be judged on the outcome of today’s FA Cup final against Chelsea. United finished second in the Premier League - their highest placing since the 2012-13 season - but will be without silverware this season if they fail to defeat final opponents Chelsea. “I’m not…
Southampton’s Hughes blasts referee over VAR as Chelsea claims FA Cup win
Mark Hughes was furious with officials for failing to use VAR in Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Southampton in the FA Cup semi-finals.Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata netted for the Blues but there were two key decisions the Saints boss felt should have been reviewed.
Chelsea face Man Utd in FA Cup final as Giroud sinks Saints
Chelsea booked an FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United as Olivier Giroud tormented Southampton again with a sublime strike in Sunday's 2-0 win at Wembley.Giroud has made a habit of scoring against Southampton and the France forward was their nemesis in a one-sided semi-final.
Man United hits FA Cup final, beats Spurs 2-1
Manchester United reached a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final yesterday, with victory over Tottenham at Wembley. Ander Herrera drove a low shot under goalkeeper Michel Vorm midway through the second half to condemn Spurs to an eighth consecutive FA Cup semi-final defeat. Dele Alli had put Mauricio Pochettino’s side ahead in the 11th minute, sliding…
Hughes makes flying start as Southampton reach FA Cup semis
Mark Hughes enjoyed the ideal start to his Southampton reign as the struggling Premier League club reached the FA Cup semi-finals with a 2-0 win at Wigan on Sunday. Hughes was hired as Southampton manager this week to replace the sacked Mauricio Pellegrino....
Wigan end Man City quadruple bid with Cup shock
Pep Guardiola's quest to win an unprecedented quadruple with Manchester City came to a stunning and controversial end when they fell to a 1-0 defeat at third-tier Wigan in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Monday.
Spurs end Newport's Cup run at the second attempt
Spurs, the eight-times FA Cup winners, were just eight minutes away from a humiliating exit when England striker Harry Kane scored to salvage a 1-1 draw away to fourth-tier Newport last month.
Pochettino sad over Tottenham’s lack of desire in FA Cup tie against Newport
Mauritico Pochettino said Tottenham lacked motivation in their FA Cup fourth round tie at Newport County after Harry Kane’s late goal spared the Premier League side’s blushes. Padraig Amond’s header had the League Two outfit on track for a famous upset at Rodney Parade before Kane tapped in at the back post in the closing…
Batshuayi brace puts Chelsea into FA Cup fifth round
Michy Batshuayi scored twice as Chelsea beat Premier League rivals Newcastle United 3-0 to advance into the fifth round of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Nottngham Forest dumps Arsenal out of FA Cup
Arsene Wenger was condemned to his first FA Cup third-round exit as managerless Championship side Nottingham Forest stunned holders Arsenal at the City Ground. The hosts took the lead when Eric Lichaj headed in from close range, although the advantage lasted just three minutes as Per Mertesacker followed up after Rob Holding’s header had struck…