FA Cup quarter-finals: Man City draw Newcastle, as Liverpool, Man Utd meet in last 8

The draws of the Emirates FA Cup quarterfinals held Wednesday night pitted the top rivals in English football, Liverpool and Manchester United in the last eight tie as holders Manchester City set to face Newcastle United.

Erik ten Hag’s men needed to beat Nottingham Forest 1-0 at the City Ground, thanks to a late header from Casemiro to set up the showdown against Liverpool who dominantly eased past Southampton 3-0, with Jurgen Klopp’s teenagers starring on the night.

Goals from Lewis Koumas, and a Jayden Danns double were enough to see the Reds through to a tie that awaits their arch-rivals Manchester United in the quarter-finals of England’s oldest cup competition.

Additionally, Chelsea, who staged a comeback from an early Leeds United scare to win 3-2 face championship leaders Leicester City who edged Bournemouth in extra time on Tuesday night.

In the final draw, Wolves having defeated Brighton 1-0 at the Molineux Stadium complete the last eight draw with a tie against another Championship side Coventry City.

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Manchester City became the first side to reach the last eight, thanks to a 6-2 riot at Luton, a game in which Erling Haaland scored five inside 47 minutes

Below is the FA Cup quarter-final draw in full

Wolves or Brighton vs Coventry
Nottingham Forest or Man Utd vs Liverpool or Southampton
Chelsea or Leeds vs Leicester
Man City vs Newcastle

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The FA Cup quarter-finals will be played across the weekend of March 16 and 17, bar any changes.

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