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Jose Mourinho and Chelsea player Pedro

Jose to face former club in Emirates FA Cup final

Jose Mourinho's former club Chelsea will be Manchester United's opponents in the 2018 Emirates FA Cup final on Saturday 19 May, after beating Southampton 2-0 in Sunday's semi-final.

Second-half goals from former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata were enough to see off Mark Hughes's Saints for the second time in eight days - Antonio Conte's Blues also won the previous weekend's Premier League clash, after coming back from 0-2 down to win 3-2.
The Wembley showdown between Chelsea and United will be the clubs' third meeting of the season of course, after one home win apiece in the league, and is a repeat of the final in 2007 when Mourinho won the FA Cup for the only time in his career so far. On that day, he was the Blues' boss and the Portuguese was victorious after Didier Drogba scored in extra-time to defeat Sir Alex Ferguson's Reds 1-0.
Didier Drogba v Nemanja Vidic in the 2007 FA Cup final
Drogba's extra-time goal won the 2007 FA Cup final for Mourinho's Chelsea
In total, the Blues and the Reds have played each other 14 times in the FA Cup, including the 1994 final when United completed the Double for the first time with a resounding 4-0 triumph at Wembley.
Eric Cantona scores a penalty against Chelsea in the 1994 FA Cup final
Eric Cantona scored two penalties as United beat Chelsea 4-0 in the 1994 FA Cup final
The men from Old Trafford have won eight matches to Chelsea's four with two draws leading to replays. The last of those victories came in the 1999 quarter-final at the second time of asking - after the initial fixture in Manchester ended 0-0, Dwight Yorke scored twice at Stamford Bridge without reply.

Goals: United 2 Chelsea 1Video


1908 Home United won 1-0
1950 Away Chelsea won 2-0
1963 Home United won 2-1
1979 Home United won 3-0
1988 Home United won 2-0
1994 Neutral United won 4-0*
1996 Neutral United won 2-1
1998 Away United won 5-3
1999 Home Draw 0-0
1999 Away United won 2-0+
2007 Neutral Chelsea won 1-0*
2013 Home Draw 2-2
2013 Away Chelsea won 1-0+
2017 Away Chelsea won 1-0


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