As the oldest cup competition in the world of football boils down to last 4, we look at the sides and the expectations that stem from their forms and attitudes. Arsenal have won it more than the others present in the contention. While Chelsea have confidence, Tottenham have a great run of form under their belt. Pep’s City particularly look quite desperate to win a trophy and move onto the next season with some semblance. We all know that FA cup has a history of producing magical moments we look forward to some fiercely contested games.
Chelsea's quest to some early silverwareChelsea take on Spurs in the first FA cup semi-final at Wembley. The blues look all set to add some trophies this year. The Italian Manager Antonio Conte has already marked his presence in English football with some amazing performances under his belt. The late catch up by the Tottenham in the league has left many blues fans worried so this game makes for an early league title showdown.
The Pochettino brigade is ready for gloryThe changes brought upon by the Argentine manager are finally paying off. Pochettino's Tottenham exude confidence and character. Can they add a trophy this year and end their marathon wait for some silverware? Only time will tell.
Pep's litmus testWith city struggling in the PL, it's a chance for Pep to prove his critics wrong. The FA cup semi against Arsenal is a must win given the run Arsenal is on. Manchester city have been really inconsistent this season. While Pep reels under the weight of expectations, it's time for the team to pull off a good performance and put the Citizens in the final by overpowering Arsenal.
The Wenger Conundrum and the lover affair that rivals any folkloreArsenal have a healthy histroy when it comes to FA cup which is only rivaled by the Red Devils(Manchester United). But the current run of form and the atmosphere around the emirates indicate towards torrid times. Though the task looks increasingly difficult, Arsene Wenger hopes to make history with Arsenal by winning yet another FA cup.