Manchester United would join Arsenal in the FA Cup final with a win over Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. The Gunners pulled off a shock 2-0 win over Manchester City yesterday to book their place in August’s showdown. Buoyed by their fine form, United will be confident of defeating a Chelsea side that has looked patchy of late, recently suffering a surprise 3-0 defeat to Sheffield United.
Both sides have almost full-strength teams available. United will be without Axel Tuanzebe and Phil Jones, though Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s real concern is over whether either of Luke Shaw or Brandon Williams will be fit to start at left-back. Timothy Fosu-Mensah started there in the midweek league win over Crystal Palace. Chelsea will be without Billy Gilmour and N’Golo Kanté, though are otherwise at full-strength.
FA Cup schedule
It’s an 18.00 kickoff in the UK, which translates to 13.00 on the east coast of the U.S. and a leisurely 10.00 on the west.
FA Cup channel
BBC One for those in the UK. Those in the States are out of luck TV-wise. Canadians can catch the action on Sportsnet World. Everyone else, head on over to LiveSoccerTV to find your viewing options.
FA Cup streaming
The BBC website for those in the UK. Those in the States can log onto ESPN+. Those in Canada can find the game on Sportsnet World Now.
Prediction: Sergio Romero; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly, Harry Maguire, Brandon Williams; Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matić; Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford; Anthony Martial.
Update: Pogba, Greenwood, and Martial rested.
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