Published: Tue, February 19, 2019
Sport | By Wilson Duncan

Man United dump Chelsea out of FA Cup

Man United dump Chelsea out of FA Cup

"Yes, he assisted the cross for the first goal, scored the second one".

Chelsea had legitimate shouts for a booking on Nemanja Matic - already on a yellow card - waved off early in the second half after the midfielder's late, sloppy challenge brought N'Golo Kante down.

Manchester United will visit Wolves in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup after cruising past Chelsea on Monday.

"He's one of the best. It didn't feel like an away game with that support behind the goal". He's got physique, he's got quality, he's got a pass, he can go box to box.

The win over Chelsea came in the wake of a 2-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain int eh Champions League round of 16, putting the Red Devils' Champions League hopes in danger.


Following the 6-0 thrashing suffered against Manchester City in their most recent Premier League outing, the pressure was on Maurizio Sarri and his team to prove their doubters wrong.

'I think that, with the result, we were unlucky, ' said Sarri.

But the 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford was banished from memory and Mata went on: 'I think it was the ideal reaction to our loss.

After suffering the first defeat of Solskjaer's reign against PSG, United responded with their first win at Stamford Bridge since 2012 to set up a FA Cup quarterfinal tie with Wolves. Watford finished second in the FA Cup back in 1984.

"Obviously we had a hard result against PSG, but we still believe we can come back", he said.

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