The semi-final draw of this season’s FA Cup took this afternoon live on the BBC.
It was made by Leon Osman and Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink following the quarter final tie between Millwall and Brighton & Hove Albion, which saw Brighton come from 2-0 down to score twice (88′ and 90+5′) to take it to extra time and then penalties, Chris Houghton’s men winning 5-4.
Manchester City came back from 2-0 down at half time to controversially beat Swansea City 3-2. Watford knocked out Crystal Palace wit a 2-1 win. Wolverhampton Wanderers comfortably beat Manchester United 2-0 and as mentioned above, Brighton became the fourth and final club to book a place in the final four and claim £720,000 for doing so.
Find out who got who in today’s Semi Final draw below…
THE FA CUP SEMI FINAL DRAW:
– WATFORD v WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS
– MANCHESTER CITY v BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION
Semi-final ties will take place at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 6 April and Sunday 7 April. Winners of those get £1,800,000 with the losers picking up £900,000.
That all important final is scheduled for Saturday 18th May 2019 with the winners qualifying for the Europa League, a place in the FA Community Shield and £3,600,00, losers get £1,800,000.
Fans of each club drawn out have since given their reaction on the draw – find out what they had to say on the next page.Like what the Fan Banter have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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