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Monday 01 April 2013

FA Cup: Ba volleys Chelsea into semi-finals

Demba Ba's spectacular goal earns Chelsea FA Cup quarter-final victory over Man Utd

Demba Ba scores a brilliant volley to help Chelsea beat Man Utd

Chelsea defeated Manchester United 1-0 at Stamford Bridge to get through to the FA Cup Semi-Finals.

Demba Ba scored the only goal with a brilliant volley from Juan Mata's pass four minutes into the second half. Javier Hernandez nearly equalised for Barclays Premier League leaders Man Utd shortly afterwards, but Chelsea held on.

Chelsea will now play Manchester City at Wembley in the FA Cup Semi-Finals. Wigan Athletic play Millwall in the other match in the last four.

Key Points

  • Chelsea reach FA Cup semi-finals with victory over Manchester United
  • Demba Ba scored a volley to help Chelsea win 1-0
  • The Blues face Manchester City in the next round