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Chelsea join Manchester United in FA Cup Final

Chelsea join Manchester United in FA Cup Final

So it's only fitting that Conte's potential final match at the club would be against his biggest arch-nemesis of the season- Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea moved into their second successive final, after a 2-0 win over Southampton - to set-up what will be a third meeting between these two clubs in an FA Cup final.

"Clearly it was a match-defining moment", Hughes said. Spurs froze and failed to test David de Gea as they were suffocated by a compact United side and their own mentality.

That win sets up another date at the "Home of Football" with Mourinho's men, who downed Tottenham the previous day to reach the final. The FA Cup semi-finals are traditionally played at a neutral venue. United's boisterous support can be confident in a better tomorrow.

"In the second half, good brains and good organisation - very confident and calm, very much in control even when Spurs had the ball".

Victory ensured Conte will pit his wits against rival Jose Mourinho in the final on 19 May, although the Italian attempted to play down suggestions that the duel between the two fierce competitors is as significant as the clash itself.




But there was still one aspect that had irked the Portuguese manager. Despite showing glimpses of brilliance from time to time, Martial has struggled to cement down a starting role under Mourinho at Old Trafford. The coach told me to speak with him as he's not used to bringing in players in January.

Pochettinoplayed down the importance of winning the FA Cup compared to a Premier League title or Champions League.

Mourinho, 55, rated as one of the finest managers in European football history, has 25 trophies attached to a glittering CV than dates back 18 years to his first job at Benfica. If we do that I think it's a sucessful season because 81 points is to break the 80-point target and to finish second against an untouchable victor is good.

Spurs did start like a side that had been starved of success after Christian Eriksen's inch-perfect cross was turned in by Alli for his 13th goal of the season.

Naturally, you can't blame him, strikers live and die by their goals, the minute they dry up then it's curtains.

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