Manchester City will face Vincent Kompany’s Burnley within the FA Cup quarterfinals, with the previous City captain set to return to the Etihad Stadium for the primary time as a supervisor.
In the opposite ties Manchester United will host Fulham, whereas League Two’s Grimsby Town will journey to face Premier League Brighton and Sheffield United and Blackburn Rovers will face off in an all-Championship battle.
– Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, extra (U.S.)
Kompany received 4 Premier League titles and two FA Cups throughout his 11-year keep at Man City earlier than leaving to start his teaching profession in 2019. He has led Burnley to the highest of the Championship desk this season.
Grimsby produced the shock of the fifth spherical when knocking out Premier League Southampton 2-1 on Wednesday to earn the fourth-tier aspect a primary FA cup quarterfinal look in 84 years.
Sheffield United precipitated their very own upset when beating Tottenham 1-0, that means 4 of the normal prime six — additionally together with holders Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea — have already been eradicated from the competitors.
With Sheffield United and Blackburn drawn towards one another, it means there may be assured to be at the very least one non-Premier League aspect within the semifinals.
Matches will happen between March 17-19.
Full FA Cup quarterfinal draw:
Manchester City vs. Burnley
Manchester United vs. Fulham
Brighton vs. Grimsby
Sheffield United vs. Blackburn