Manchester United vs Chelsea, FA Cup semi-final: What time is kick-off on Sunday, what TV channel is it on and what's our prediction?

Luke Shaw rushes to challenge Christian Pulisic - GETTY IMAGES
Luke Shaw rushes to challenge Christian Pulisic - GETTY IMAGES

What is it?

It's a North vs South FA Cup semi-final as two of the Premier League's big guns - Man Utd and Chelsea - battle it out for a place in the final at Wembley.

When is it?

Sunday, July 19.

What time is kick-off?


What TV channel is it on?

BBC 1 and BBC iPlayer from 5.30pm.

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What is the team news?


What are they saying?

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says it is unfair that Chelsea have 48 hours more to prepare for Sunday's clash.

United face Crystal Palace in the Premier League tonight [Thursday] while Chelsea head into the encounter having beaten Norwich City on Tuesday.

"There is a concern that they've had 48 hours more rest and recovery than us. It's not fair," Solskjaer said.

"We spoke about fair scheduling going into this restart. I have to think about Thursday. We have to win that one and then let's pick up the pieces after that."

However, Solskjaer said his team were in good shape to deal with the upcoming schedule.

"The next two weeks will be hectic, but we're very fit. Our lads haven't felt as fit as this for years," he added.

What are the best odds?

  • Manchester United to win 7/5

  • Draw 12/5

  • Chelsea to win 11/5

What is our prediction?

The sides last met here in the final of this competition two years ago, when Chelsea prevailed 1-0 courtesy of an Eden Hazard penalty. However, United are unbeaten in the six meetings between the clubs in all competitions and have defeated the Blues three times this season, completing a double over them in the league and winning at Stamford Bridge in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Predicted score: Manchester United 2 Chelsea 1