FA Cup 2020/21: Chelsea, Southampton into quarter-finals


Barnsley substitute Michael Sollbauer virtually equalised instantly after approaching however his goal-bound flick was cleared off the road by Abraham with a full-stretch header within the 78th minute.

The win was the fourth in 5 video games for Chelsea since Tuchel changed Frank Lampard final month, and it was the fourth clear sheet for the Blues beneath the German.

FA Cup quarter-finals

To be performed March 20

  • Everton v Manchester Metropolis
  • Leicester Metropolis v Manchester United
  • Bournemouth v Southampton
  • Chelsea v Sheffield United

Final yr’s overwhelmed FA Cup finalists will host Sheffield United within the sixth spherical, having overwhelmed the Yorkshire facet twice within the league this season together with final week’s 2-1 away win.

Second-half targets from Danny Ings and Stuart Armstrong earned Southampton a 2-Zero win at Wolverhampton Wanderers and secured their place within the quarter-finals.

The victory lifted Southampton after 4 successive Premier League defeats, Ings firing them forward within the 50th minute with a freakish purpose as goalkeeper John Ruddy saved the striker’s close-range shot from a good angle however the ball ricocheted off Ings and trickled over the road.

The purpose was initially dominated out for offside however awarded after a VAR test.

Benjamin Pavard (centre) celebrates what proved the decisive goal for Bayern Munich against Mexican side Tigres in the Club World Cup final.

Benjamin Pavard (centre) celebrates what proved the decisive purpose for Bayern Munich in opposition to Mexican facet Tigres within the Membership World Cup last.Credit score:AP

Armstrong sealed Southampton’s win within the 90th minute with a medical end in off the put up as he took benefit of a listing of errors and side-footed the ball previous three defenders and the stranded Ruddy.

In the meantime, Bayern Munich beat Tigres 1-Zero to win the Membership World Cup for his or her sixth title beneath coach Hansi Flick, hours after midfielder Thomas Mueller examined constructive for the coronavirus.

In entrance of a masked, socially distanced crowd, Benjamin Pavard scored the one purpose within the 59th minute in a cushty sport for the Champions League winner in opposition to Mexico’s Tigres, the primary staff from North and Central America to succeed in the world last.

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Pavard scored within the 59th minute following a VAR evaluate and in entrance of round 12,000 spectators allowed into Training Metropolis Stadium, after Tigres keeper Nahuel Guzman had stopped a Robert Lewandowski header.

The Germans, who additionally twice hit the woodwork, received all home and European titles they competed for in 2020 and are the primary staff to match Barcelona’s sextuple from 2009.

Mueller wasn’t there to rejoice with the staff, although. Bayern and FIFA stated he was moved into isolation after his constructive check was revealed. Their statements didn’t handle how Mueller may need been contaminated or whether or not another gamers had shut contact with him.

Bayern added the title to their haul of the German league and cup, the Champions League and the European and German Tremendous Cups beneath Flick.

AP, Reuters

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