Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Sports: Gunners Face The Red Devils At The Theatre Of Dreams

By Titus Musoke
Photo: Courtesy
What Arsenal fans were dreading the most has come to pass. Arsenal travel to the Theatre of dreams on 7th March to face the red devils in the FA quarter finals. Arsenal booked their place in the quarters after beating Middlesbrough 2-0 on Sunday while united came from one goal down to end Preston Northends journey in the tournament.

The quterfinal between the two is expected to be a tough encounter since both teams see the FA cup as the only trophy they have a good chance to lay their hands on. The two clubs met in the FA final in 2005 where the invincible gunners gunned down the devils on post-match penalties after a barren draw in normal time.

In other quarters, Liverpool who edged out Crystal Palace host Blackburn at Anfield. Blackburn qualified after beating Stoke City 4-1. Bradford city, who eliminated Chelsea in the fourth round, beat Sunderland 2-0 to book for a date with Reading.

Reading made it to the quarters after a 2-1 win over Derby County. Midlands rivals Aston villa and West Bromwich meet at Villa park. Aston villa booked their place in the Quarters after beating Leicester city 2-1 while West Bromwich demolished West ham 4-0 to book their place in the last eight. The quarter finals will be played on 7th March 2015.

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