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FA Cup: Man City face Brighton, Waterford take on Wolves in emirates semi-finals

Associated Press Monday, 18 March 2019, 00:03 Last update: about 4 months ago

Quadruple-chasing Manchester City face Brighton & Hove Albion in the semi-finals of the Emirates FA Cup after the draw was made on Sunday afternoon.

Both clubs had to come from 2-0 down in their quarter final ties, City edging Swansea 3-2 while Brighton squeezed past Millwall on penalties.

The second semi-final will be between 1984 Finalists Watford and Wolverhampton Wanderers, who defeated Manchester United to seal their place in the last four for the first time in 21 years.

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The draw was conducted by Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink and Leon Osman, who have both played in FA Cup Finals, in 2008 and 2009 respectively.

Semi-final ties will take place at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 6 April and Sunday 7 April.

Winning clubs will receive £1.8m from The FA prize fund while the losers will pick up £900,000.

The Emirates FA Cup Final is scheduled for Saturday 18 May.

Semi-Final draw

1 Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers
2 Manchester City v Brighton & Hove Albion

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