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They will face Southampton in the semi-final at Wembley in April. Both sides have a break now as we head into the international break, with Leicester facing Manchester City next time out, whilst United face Brighton.
Leicester City reach the semi-final of the FA Cup for the first time since 1982 with a 3-1 victory over Manchester United, thanks to a brace from Iheanacho and a strike by Tielemans. Greenwood scored the only goal for United and apart from the goal, they only tested Schmeichel once more and that came right at the end of the game, when he was called into action to deny Fernandes from a free-kick. Leicester deservedly progress to the next round.
90' + 4'
FULL-TIME: LEICESTER CITY 3-1 MANCHESTER UNITED
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United are still pressing forward in search of another goal to make it a very interesting final few minutes. However, Leicester look pretty comfortable and should see the game out.
There will be a minimum of four minutes added time played at the end of the second half.
SAVE! Fernandes with a terrific free-kick from around 30 yards out, he gets it up and over the Leicester wall and it seems to be flying into the top left corner of the net. However, Schmeichel does brilliantly to get across and tip it over the crossbar.
As it stands Leicester will face Southampton in the semi-final of the FA Cup, if this result remains the same, as the draw for the next round was made at half-time.
Final United substitution now and it's Fred who heads off the pitch and he has been replaced by Diallo.
Another Leicester substitution now, with Vardy the man coming off and he has been replaced by Choudhury.
Leicester look very content with their performance now, they just need to be careful not to sit too deep and invite the United pressure onto them.
There is only 10 minutes, plus any additional time left on the clock for United to respond. Can they take this game to extra-time? They need to score quickly if they are to stand any chance.
Albrighton delivers a superb ball into the box, that Henderson could perhaps try and punch away, but instead it falls to Iheanacho at the back post and he makes no mistakes from close range.
GOAL! Iheanacho with his second of the game and he makes it 3-1! Albrighton whips a superb free-kick into the penalty area and it flies towards the back post, where Iheanacho was lurking. The striker gets away from McTominay, who fails to deal with it and Iheanacho heads home from just a couple of yards out. Henderson gets a hand to it, but he can’t stop it from going in.
Evans is booked after he catches Fernandes late, although it looks like the Leicester man slipped, which caused the contact.
Maguire tries his luck from distance as there isn't much else on in front of him, however, the centre-back drags his effort well wide.
Leicester make their first change of the game now, with Perez the man coming off and he has been replaced by Praet.
McTominay is booked after he barges into the back of Perez in midfield. The United man pleads his innocence but the referee disagrees.
United are looking to reach the FA Cup semi-finals for a record 31st time, with the Red Devils currently level with Arsenal on appearances in the last four of the competition.
Albrighton is the first Leicester player to be booked, after he pulls back Shaw as the left-back evaded him.
United are getting more bodies in the box now since the changes a few minutes ago. Can they start to test Schmeichel?
The game is a little bit more stretched now, with both teams open in midfield as United push for an equaliser. Whilst Leicester try to catch them out on the counter.
It's a straight swap at left-back, as Telles is replaced by Shaw.
D. van de Beek
Another striker comes onto the pitch as Cavani enters the fray, he replaces Van de Beek.
Matic is also heading off the pitch and he has been replaced by Fernandes.
Here come the United substitutions, with Pogba one of those coming off and he has been replaced by McTominay.
It looks like United are getting ready to make four changes! They are eager to get back into the game as quickly as possible.
Wild effort! Perez races forward, taking the ball all the way to the edge of the penalty area and then fires a powerful effort towards Henderson's goal. However, it flies well over the crossbar.
Another good move by Leicester, this time they work it out wide to Albrighton deep down the right wing and he drills a cross into the six-yard box for Vardy. However, the striker is just beaten to it by Lindelof.
CHANCE! Vardy should make it 3-1, how did he miss? Leicester catch United out at the back as Vardy is played through by Iheanacho and the striker skips past Maguire and then only has Henderson to beat. However, he drills his effort inches wide of the near post! That was an excellent opportunity.
Much better from United! The visitors come to life in the final third and keep Leicester penned back inside their own box, with Greenwood doing brilliantly down the left wing, but his cross is blocked by Soyuncu. However, it then falls to Telles and the left-back powers it towards goal, but it flies narrowly wide.
Leicester have won six of their last eight FA Cup matches on home soil (L2), though both of their defeats across this run have come at the quarter-final stage against Chelsea, in 2017-18 and 2019-20.
It will be interesting to see how long Solskjaer leaves it before making some changes here as his United side look short of ideas and Leicester appear comfortable.
Iheanacho is this time the provider, playing a quick one-two with Tielemans, which allows his teammate to get round Matic and he then does the rest with a fine finish.
GOAL! Leicester take the lead again, Tielemans makes it 2-1! The midfielder plays a lovely one-two with Iheanacho around Matic and he then sprints into the final third and United just back off and don’t get close enough to him. Vardy runs wide to open up the space down the middle and Tielemans opts to shoot and he drills the ball into the bottom left corner of the net. Lovely move and finish.
Both sides are just feeling their way into this second half, neither have shown much intent so far and we need an injection of pace from someone.
United with most of the early possession in the opening few minutes of the second half. However, the pace is quite slow and Leicester look pretty comfortable.
The second half is under way!
United started brightly, but Leicester grew into the game, dominating much of the first half and looked very dangerous on the counter-attack, especially down the left wing.
It’s level at the break, but Leicester will feel like they should be ahead as they’ve seen more of the ball and opened the scoring on 24 minutes through Iheanacho, after a huge mistake by Fred in front of goal and the hosts capitalised. However, United hit back just before the break with their first real opportunity, with Greenwood firing it into the back of the net and made it 1-1.
45' + 2'
HALF-TIME: LEICESTER CITY 1-1 MANCHESTER UNITED
There will be a minimum of two minutes added time played at the end of the first half.
CLOSE! Brilliant run by Perez after Albrighton cuts in from the right wing and plays it into his feet. Perez then gets past a couple of United defenders and tries to curl it into the top left corner. However, it flies narrowly wide of the post.
Since his very first game in the competition in January 2016, no player has scored more English FA Cup goals than Ịheanachọ (5 for Man City, 7 for Leicester), level with Sergio Aguero and Son Heung-Min.
Decent effort! Greenwood tries to work space for the shot on the edge of the box, but runs out of room and instead flicks it to Pogba and the midfielder tries to curl it into the back of the net. However, the strike is too close to Schmeichel, who makes a good save.
There’s not long left to play before the end of the first half, can either side get another goal before the half-time whistle?
GOAL! Greenwood equalises for United, it’s 1-1! It comes from their first real attack of the game and they open up Leicester at the back. Pogba does well down the left wing, getting to the byline and pulls the ball back to Van de Beek, however, he gets a shout from Greenwood behind him and dummies it. The striker then races onto the end of the cross and drills it into the back of the net.
Slight stoppage here as Pogba is down with an injury after Fofana catches him on the foot as the pair battle for the ball. However, the midfielder doesn't require any treatment and will be fine to continue.
Leicester look hungry for a second goal now, they look full of confidence and are pressing forward in numbers, with United not quite at it in front of goal at the moment.
We’re past the half an hour mark now and it remains Leicester who lead 1-0 over Man United, thanks to Iheanacho's tap in on 24 minutes.
The first yellow card of the game is shown to Maguire, after the United skipper brings Iheanacho down, stopping him from getting into the penalty area.
Save! Martial whips a lovely cross into the box from the right wing, looking for Greenwood or Pogba, but neither latch onto the end of it and Schmeichel has to tip it around the post, just in case.
Huge mistake by Fred for the Leicester goal, however, Maguire perhaps should have played it long to get rid of the ball and clear the danger, rather than playing a pass so close to goal and with so many Leicester players lurking.
GOAL! Iheanacho fires Leicester into the lead, it’s 1-0! United try and play it out from the back, with Maguire playing it to Fred on the edge of the box and the midfielder is quickly put under pressure and has to play it back to Henderson. However, the pass is poor and doesn’t reach the keeper, so Iheanacho races onto the end of it, rounds Henderson and then passes it into the back of the net from just a few yards out.
Leicester, who have lost each of their last five quarter-final ties in the FA Cup, last reached the semi-final of the competition back in 1982, when they lost 0-2 to eventual winners Tottenham at Villa Park.
Albrighton and Telles clash on the sidelines as the pair battle for the ball and the United left-back catches the Leicester man in the face with his arm. However, there wasn't anything in it and nothing is given by the referee.
There's not much in it at the moment, Leicester are starting to see a bit more of the ball, but the pace has dropped, with both sides settling into their rhythm.
SAVE! Vardy tries to find Iheanacho in the six-yard box, but his cross is blocked, however, the rebound comes straight back to him and he fires a low strike towards goal. It is too close to Henderson though and the keeper makes a good save.
Vardy has been fairly quiet so far, the striker hasn't had much to get involved with, as he is playing more to the left, with Iheanacho playing through the middle.
Almost! Soyuncu plays a lovely ball forward for Iheanacho to chase and he almost gets on the end of it, but Henderson reads it well and comes out to gather in the nick of time.
Decent effort! Maguire gets on the end of a deep corner into the box and powers a header towards goal, but it's straight at Schmeichel and the keeper makes a comfortable save.
Good play by United! It starts from a quick turn by Pogba, before it eventually finds Wan-Bissaka deep down the right wing, who flicks it to Martial. The striker tries to take on Soyuncu, but the defender does well and forces a corner.
United have won each of the previous two FA Cup clashes with Leicester City, a 2-1 win in the fifth round in 1976 and a 3-1 victory in the 1963 final of the competition – lifting the trophy for the third time.
Pogba has been heavily involved in midfield for United so far, the Frenchman is dropping deep to get on the ball and is switching play well. No chances so far for either team.
There is a really good pace to the game so far, both teams pushing forward in search of an early goal. Man United just seeing more of the ball, but Leicester look dangerous on the counter-attack.
Good defending! Vardy races in behind the United defence down the left wing and he crosses to Iheanacho in the penalty area, however, Telles reads the danger and gets across to make the block. However, it wouldn't have counted anyway as Vardy was offside when he made his run.
Good early pressure here by United, they are keeping Leicester penned inside their own half in the opening few minutes. They look bright and dangerous in the final third.
We're under way!
The teams are out on the pitch and kick off is just a few minutes away, stay tuned for all the match action!
Meanwhile Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made five changes to his side that beat Milan in the Europa League in midweek, as Shaw, McTominay, James, Fernandes and Rashford all drop out and they have been replaced by Telles, Pogba, Matic, Van de Beek and Martial.
Brendan Rodgers has made just one change to the side that beat Sheffield United 5-0 last time out, with Pereira the man missing out and he has been replaced by Albrighton.
MAN UTD SUBS: David De Gea, Luke Shaw, Axel Tuanzebe, Brandon Williams, Scott McTominay, Amad Diallo, Bruno Fernandes, Daniel James, Edinson Cavani.
MAN UTD (4-2-3-1): Dean Henderson; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof, Alex Telles; Fred, Nemanja Matic; Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba, Donny Van de Beek; Anthony Martial.
LEICESTER SUBS: Daniel Amartey, Hamza Choudhury, Christian Fuchs, Luke Thomas, Nampalys Mendy, Dennis Praet, Thakgalo Leshabela, Danny Ward, Vontae Daley-Campbell.
LEICESTER (3-4-1-2): Kasper Schmeichel; Caglar Soyuncu, Wesley Fofana, Jonny Evans; Timothy Castagne, Wilfred Ndidi, Youri Tielemans, Marc Albrighton; Ayoze Perez; Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy.
The Foxes come into the game in good form in the Premier League, they are unbeaten in their last three games, which has seen them consolidate third position in the table. United meanwhile are unbeaten in their last nine games and they sit second, just one point above Leicester.
Leicester beat Brighton 1-0 in the last round of the FA Cup to set up this quarter-final clash against Man United, who beat West Ham United 1-0 in extra-time.
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