Deja vu for Chelsea and Manchester United in the FA Cup

Chelsea v Manchester United - The Emirates FA Cup Final

Chelsea and Manchester United will meet in the FA Cup for the fifth time in the last six years, including replays, following the draw for the fifth round.

Here, we take a look at the most recent cup clashes between the Premier League giants.

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United - FA Cup final, 2018

Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty was enough for Chelsea to lift the trophy in what was manager Antonio Conte’s last game in charge.

Alexis Sanchez had a goal ruled out for straying just offside, with referee Michael Oliver using the video assistant referee (VAR) to confirm the call.

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United - Sixth Round, 2017

A stormy clash at Stamford Bridge was settled by N’Golo Kante’s 51st-minute goal, with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho furious with the decision by referee Oliver to send off midfielder Ander Herrera in the first half.

Manchester United 2-2 Chelsea - Quarter-Final, 2013

Goals from Javier Hernandez and Wayne Rooney gave the home side a two-goal lead after just 11 minutes at Old Trafford, but Chelsea staged a superb second-half comeback and secured a replay thanks to goals from substitute Eden Hazard and Ramires.

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United - Quarter-Final, 2013

Demba Ba’s athletic volley shortly after half-time ended United’s bid for the domestic double and set up a semi-final with Manchester City at Wembley.

Chelsea v Manchester United - FA Cup Sixth Round Replay

United, who were without the injured Wayne Rooney, failed to score for the first time in 23 matches in all competitions.

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United - Final, 2007

Didier Drogba scored the only goal of the game just four minutes from the end of extra time to secure a cup double for Chelsea, although the first FA Cup final at the new Wembley was a largely forgettable affair.

Given their history in the competition, we shouldn't have been surprised when their names were drawn together for this year's fifth round, but with the Blues having home advantage, no doubt they will be confident of booking their spot in the quarter-final.

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