Women’s FA Cup: Chelsea to play Arsenal in the semi-final, Manchester City v West Ham

Women’s FA Cup winners Chelsea will face Arsenal in the last four matches, in a repeat of last season’s final.

Manchester City, the 2019 winners, have drawn with West Ham.

Chelsea won their third FA Cup. victory over Arsenal 3:0 in the postponed December final en route to a home treble. The Gunners have won the competition a record 14 times.

Both semi-finals will take place on Sunday 17 April, with the final taking place at Wembley on 15 May.

Chelsea, who also won the Women’s Super League title and the League Cup last season, drove past Arsenal in front of 40,942 fans at Wembley on the 50th anniversary of the tournament.

Meanwhile, West Ham and City will face each other in a repeat of the 2019 final in which City lifted their third FA Cup.

“It’s such a spectacle for women’s football and it’s always an honor to play in the final,” said former Arsenal and England captain Fay White, who conducted the draw.

“Now he’s at Wembley, he’s huge and a real showpiece that every player wants to go to in that atmosphere.”

When asked who she thought would be in the final, White replied: “Formally, City and then hopefully Arsenal.” It’s a tough game against Chelsea and it’s always a great rivalry, but those are two great games.”

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