Lunchtime Report: April 15

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Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea clash in the FA Cup semi-final today, with the winner set to face Liverpool in the final on Saturday 5 May.

Spurs have stuttered in recent weeks, but manager Harry Redknapp believes reaching the final would give his side a much needed boost.

The Blues meanwhile have rarely been at their best this season, but have a great recent record in the cup, having won 3 times since 2007.

Roberto Di Matteo is without the suspended Branislav Ivanovic, while Ashley Cole is also a doubt. Didier Drogba is expected to start up front.

Manchester United v Aston Villa

In the Premier League, United face Aston Villa, with Sir Alex Ferguson demanding his side bounce back from Wednesday's shock defeat at Wigan.

Veteran midfielder Paul Scholes will return to the Red Devils midfield having been rested in midweek, while Nani could make his return from injury.

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