Man metropolis to face Kompany's Burnley

Manchester metropolis will face Vincent Kompany’s Burnley inside the FA Cup quarterfinals, with the earlier metropolis captain set to return to the Etihad Stadium for the important time as a supervisor.

inside the completely different ties Manchester United will host Fulham, whereas League Two‘s Grimsby metropolis will journey to face Premier League Brighton and Sheffield United and Blackburn Rovers will face off in an all-Championship battle.

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Kompany gained 4 Premier League titles and two FA Cups all by means of his eleven-yr hold at Man metropolis earlier than leaving to start his teaching profession in 2019. He has led Burnley to the elevated of the Championship desk this season.

Grimsby produced the shock of the fifth spherical when knocking out Premier League Southampton 2-1 on Wednesday to earn the fourth-tier facet a important FA cup quarterfinal look in eighty 4 years.

Sheffield United prompted their very personal upset when beating Tottenham 1-zero, which means 4 of the regular extreme six — additionally collectively with holders Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea — have already been eradicated from the opponents.

With Sheffield United and Blackburn drawn in opposition to every completely different, it means there’s assured to be no decrease than one non-Premier League facet inside the semifinals.

Matches will happen between March 17-19.

Full FA Cup quarterfinal draw:

Manchester metropolis vs. Burnley
Manchester United vs. Fulham
Brighton vs. Grimsby
Sheffield United vs. Blackburn


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