LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup (FT)

LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup (FT)

Manchester United in brilliant fashion qualified into the quarter finals of the FA Cup following their 2-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Two first goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba was enough for the Red Devils to secure their place in the last eight of the competition.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's record with United is now 12 wins from 13 matches and just a loss which puts his opposite number Maurizio Sarri under immense pressure at the moment.

United were not missing their forwards Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard to injuries as Marcus Rashford did most of the running upfront to great effect.

Chelsea on the other hand, were second best all night an d host of missed opportunities compounded their woes at Stamford Bridge.

LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup (FT)

LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup (FT)
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20’ — LIVE: Chelsea vs Man United, FA Cup

Young becomes the first player to go into the referee's book after a foul on Pedro.

20’ — LIVE: Chelsea vs Man United, FA Cup

The exciting match as expected is still goalless at Stamford Bridge as both sides are involved in the early exchanges of the game.

31’ — LIVE: Chelsea vs Man United, FA Cup

GOOOOOAAAAAL!

31’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-1 Man United, FA Cup

Herrera draws first blood for Man United as he stoops to head the ball home after he beautifully met a cross. It's 1-0 to the team from Manchester.

36’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-1 Man United, FA Cup

Man United fans seem to have the loudest voice at Stamford Bridge as they hail their Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

36’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-1 Man United, FA Cup

United were lucky not to have got an immediate response through Spanish attacker Pedro as he loops the ball over Romero before curling the ball wide.

39’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-1 Man United, FA Cup

Hazard and Rashford make a challenge for the ball but the Englishman follows through the Belgian and catches him hard.

40’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-1 Man United, FA Cup

Man United still lead by 1-0 through Herrera's header and Pogba providing the beautiful assist. One out of his many under Solskjaer this season.

45’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

GOOOOOOOAAAAAL!

45’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

Provider turns goalscorer as Man United double their advantage through their star player Pogba. Rashford with the pin-point cross and Pogba with the diving header.

45’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

Referee Kevin Price blows the half time whistle. HT

46’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

It's everything to play for as Chelsea will need to put up their best performance this season to overturn the two-goal deficit in the first half.

49’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

Just as Chelsea are trying to show urgency in the match, Rashford catches them on a brilliant counter attack, beating Kante and Azpilicueta before finding Lukaku in the box but Luiz saves his team's blushed.

52’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

Matic who is already booked is lucky not to have been sent off as he commits two fouls in quick successions and Chelsea fans are boiling over.

56’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

Luke Shaw brilliantly launches a brilliant tackle as he denies Pedro and Chelsea a glimmer of hope. The Englishman with his goalkeeper teammate are both down with injuries in the process.

57’ — LIVE: Chelsea 0-2 Man United, FA Cup

Pedro drills it miles out to the back of the box and it's wasted. Frustration is beginning to set for Chelsea.

58’ — Chelsea still trailing Manchester United by 2-0 at Stamford Bridge

A like-for-like substitution for Pedro comes out for Willian.

63’ — Hazard misses another chance for Chelsea

Hazard drives forward and cuts inside at an incredible pace and cracks it at goal and Lindelof does well to block. United breathe a sigh of relief.

65’ — Chelsea losing hope

With little over 20 minutes to play it looks like Chelsea are on their way out of the FA Cup and Man United will be having the last laugh.

71’ — Substitution for Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri does a tactical change as Ross Barkley comes on for Matteo Kovacic.

76’ — Two substations for Man United

Sanchez in for Lukaku while Mata makes way fro Andreas Pereira.

80’ — Nothing has changed for Chelsea

The changes have yielded no results for Chelsea as Man United are looking forward to the finish line.

81’ — Sarri has ran out of ideas

Chelsea fans are singing: "you're getting sacked in the morning." and the Italian brings on Zappacosta for Azpilicueta. For a side down by 2-0, a defender for another seems out of the picture for Sarri.

87’ — Fans at the Bridge have had enough

Chelsea fans are leaving the stadium one after another not because their team are not creating chances but because United are the stronger side on the night.

90’ — Too long for injury time

Five minutes added to the normal 90 and it looks as if the match will go for another half hour because it's been disappointing all night for the Blues.

95’ — It's Solskjaer all the way, still unbeaten in the domestic scene

It's all over, Man United have completed the last slot in the quarter finals of the FA Cup and sweet revenge from last season's final.

Solksjaer is now 13-1 with United. Impressive record.

Source: Legit.ng

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