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Chelsea to host United in cup quarter-finals

CHELSEA have lost the tag of FA Cup favourites after they were drawn to take on Manchester United in a mouthwatering quarter-final at Stamford Bridge.

Antonio Conte’s side have drifted to 4-1 and been usurped as market leaders by 3-1 Manchester City, who will head to Middlesbrough in the quarter-finals presuming they beat Huddersfield in their fifth-round replay.

Arsenal, 10-3 shots, certainly cannot bemoan their luck with a home quarter-final against Lincoln waiting should they overcome another non-league club, Sutton, in the fifth round.

If the draw was bad news for Chelsea it was even worse for a United side who were made to work hard before beating Blackburn 2-1.

Danny Graham put Rovers ahead before Marcus Rashford and substitute Zlatan Ibrahimovic put United into the last eight. However, Jose Mourinho’s side are out to 6-1 to lift the cup.

Tottenham are 4-1 to win their first FA Cup since 1991 after drawing Sky Bet League One outfit Millwall in what will be the last ever tie at White Hart Lane.

Spurs strolled to victory against Fulham in their fifth-round tie with Mauricio Pochettino rewarded for selecting a strong side at Craven Cottage. Harry Kane scored all of their goals in their 3-0 success.

Millwall are 125-1 to win the FA Cup and Lincoln can be backed at 250-1 with the Imps having been available at 2,000-1 before the third round started.

 

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