United-Chelsea FA Cup clash all-set

February 22, 2017

The FA Cup quarter-final television fixtures have been announced, with Manchester United’s mouth-watering trip to Chelsea scheduled for a Monday night on March 13.

Jose Mourinho will be determined to knock his former club out of the competition after beating Blackburn Rovers, while Antonio Conte will be targeting yet another victory after getting past a stubborn Wolves side in the last round.

The BBC will show the clash at Stamford Bridge, which is scheduled to kick-off at 7.45pm, as well as Tottenham’s match with Millwall on Sunday, March 12.

The BBC will show Manchester United's trip to Chelsea in the FA Cup on March 13

The BBC will show Manchester United’s trip to Chelsea in the FA Cup on March 13

Jose Mourinho will be hoping to knock his former club out of the cup at the quarter-final stage

Jose Mourinho will be hoping to knock his former club out of the cup at the quarter-final stage

Middlesbrough vs Huddersfield/Manchester CIty

Saturday March 11 (12:15pm) BT Sport

Arsenal vs Lincoln City

Saturday March 11 (5:30pm) BT Sport

Tottenham vs Millwall

Sunday March 12 (2:00pm) BBC

Chelsea vs Manchester United

Monday March 13 (7:45pm) BBC

Tottenham advanced to the last eight with a comfortable win over Fulham, while Millwall qualified for the quarter-finals with a last-gasp win over Premier League champions Leicester.

Hundreds of Millwall fans invaded the pitch against the Foxes and the FA will be keen to avoid a repeat when the Lions travel to White Hart Lane for a 2pm kick-off.

BT Sport, meanwhile, will show non-League Lincoln City’s trip to Arsenal on March 11 as part of a double-header on Saturday afternoon.

The Gunners knocked out National League club Sutton United in the last round, while Lincoln overcame Premier League opponents Burnley at Turf Moor.

Manchester United survived a scare against Blackburn Rovers in the last round

Manchester United survived a scare against Blackburn Rovers in the last round

Premier League leaders Chelsea overcame a stubborn Wolves side at Molineux 

Premier League leaders Chelsea overcame a stubborn Wolves side at Molineux

Arsenal have performed well in the FA Cup in recent seasons and Arsene Wenger will be expecting a comfortable afternoon’s work at the Emirates, with kick-off schedule for 5.30pm.

In the day’s early kick-off, which will also be shown live on BT Sport, Middlesbrough will play either Huddersfield Town or Manchester City, pending the result of their replay on March 1.

Boro survived a second-half comeback against Oxford United to seal their place in the last eight of the competition and will now face either City or the Terriers in an early 12.15pm kick-off.

BT Sport will show non-League Lincoln City's trip to Arsenal on March 11

BT Sport will show non-League Lincoln City’s trip to Arsenal on March 11

SOURCE: dailymail.co.uk

 


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