FA Cup

FA Cup quarter-final draw: Liverpool get Forest or Huddersfield, Chelsea draw Middlesbrough

Tom Gott
The draw for the quarter-finals has been made
The draw for the quarter-finals has been made / Laurence Griffiths/GettyImages
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The fixtures for the FA Cup quarter-finals have been confirmed, with Chelsea's meeting with surprise package Middlesbrough one of the most eye-catching ties.

Boro have already eliminated Manchester United and Tottenham, and they're now looking to take another scalp.

Liverpool must wait to learn the identify of their opponent, having drawn the winner of Nottingham Forest vs Huddersfield, who will butt heads on Monday.


2021/22 FA Cup quarter-final draw

Crystal Palace vs Everton
Nottingham Forest or Huddersfield vs Liverpool
Middlesbrough vs Chelsea
Southampton vs Manchester City


When will the FA Cup quarter-final ties be played?

The ties will be played on the following dates:

Middlesbrough vs Chelsea - Saturday 19 March, 5:15pm (BBC One)
Crystal Palace vs Everton - Sunday 20 March, 12:30pm (ITV)
Southampton vs Manchester City - Sunday 20 March, 3pm (BBC One)
Nottingham Forest or Huddersfield vs Liverpool - Sunday 20 March, 6pm (ITV)

The teams who get through to the semi-final will earn themselves a cool £360,000 from the prize pot.


When is the FA Cup final?

The showpiece finale has been scheduled for Saturday 14 May, coinciding with gameweek 37 of the Premier League.

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