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Moses beats Ndidi, Iheanacho to FA Cup semis as Chelsea edge Leicester



Super Eagles and Chelsea FC winger, Victor Moses was in action as his side edged past Leicester City 2-1 in extra time on Sunday to advance to the semifinal of the English FA Cup.

Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were also in the starting lineup for Leicester, who put up a good fight at home but eventually lost to last season’s finalists and reigning Premier League champions.

Spanish forward, Alvaro Morata had slid Chelsea ahead just before half-time, but his effort was cancelled out by a Jamie Vardy equaliser on 76 minutes, which forced the game to extra time.

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But the tie was finally decided on the 105th minute when Pedro beat goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel to N’Golo Kante’s cross.

Leicester’s defeat means their wait for an first FA Cup semi-final appearance since 1982 goes on.

Earlier on Sunday, Southampton, with new coach Hughes, defeated third-tier side Wigan 2-0 in another FA Cup quarter-final match to advance to the last four.

As it stands, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton and Chelsea will be looking to secure the two spots of the final.

In the semifinal draw that took place immediately after the game at the King Power Stadium, Manchester United will play Tottenham Hotspur, while Chelsea will face Southampton.


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