Monday, 13 March 2017

Kante's winning goal sends Chelsea to the semi-finals

Kante's winning goal sends Chelsea to the semi-finals

Chelsea midfieder N'golo Kante scored Chelsea's only goal to send them past Manchester United  to the FA Cup semi-finals.

Chelsea made just a change to their starting line-up with Willian replacing Pedro.

United also also made few Changes to their line-up with Darmian, Young and Rashford starting the game.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is suspended for this game, he was given a three game ban for elbowing Bournemouth's Tyron Mings.

Both sides could not get a shot on target until the 16th minute when Hazard went past Smalling with his first touch and forced De Gea into a nice save. Out for a Chelsea corner kick.

From the resulting corner Cahill gets a shot on target which De Gea saves again.

Manchester United Midfielder Herrera was sent off in the 35th minute after he received a second yellow card for tripping Eden Hazard.

Kante got the Winning goal for Chelsea in the 51st minute with a lovely shot into the bottom left corner from 25 yards.

Manchester United could not get the equalizer, with Kante's goal the only difference between them. Chelsea advance to play Tottenham in the semi-finals.

Chelsea will be eager to win the FA Cup most especially Eden Hazard who is yet to win the FA Cup with Chelsea. thanks to Kante's winner  they are through to the semi-finals with a chance to qualify for the final if they defeat Tottenham.

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