Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea also advance to the quarterfinals in the FA Cup


Liverpool FC, Manchester United and Chelsea FC advanced to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup this Wednesday, after their respective victories against Southampton FC (3-0), Nottingham Forest (0-1) and Leeds United (3 -2), and thus they will join Manchester City on the list of candidates for the title.

At Anfield, Lewis Koumas put Liverpool ahead just before half-time with a low right-footed shot from the edge of the area that tripped over a defender. Jayden Danns made it 2-0 in the 73rd minute, with a chipped ball from a pass from Harvey Elliott, and Danns himself scored the third by pushing into the net a rebound from the goalkeeper after a shot from Conor Bradley.

At the City Ground in Nottingham, Manchester United suffered until Casemiro headed at goal, from mid-height, from a lateral foul taken by Bruno Fernandes on a changed foot from the left side. In the next round, the ‘red devils’ will face the ‘reds’.

On the other hand, Chelsea made Stamford Bridge vibrate with a goal from Conor Gallagher in the 90th minute. Before, Nico Jackson and Mykhailo Mudryk had scored for the Blues and a double from Mateo Joseph Fernández had kept Leeds alive. In the quarterfinals, Mauricio Pochettino’s charges will play again at home against Leicester City.

In addition, Wolverhampton Wanderers eliminated Brighton & Hove Albion thanks to a solitary goal from Mario Lemina in the 2nd minute; In the next round, the ‘Wolves’ will host Coventry. And the other quarterfinal match will be Manchester City vs Newcastle United.