Manchester United vs Brighton in FA Cup quarter-finals

Manchester United will host Brighton in the FA Cup quarter-finals after beating Huddersfield on Saturday night.

United won 2-0 at the John Smith’s Stadium to set up a repeat of the 1983 final against the Seagulls, who are through to the last eight for the first time since 1986.

Manchester United beat Huddersfield to progress to the last eight of the FA Cup

The teams drew 2-2 in that Wembley final 35 years ago before United won the replay 4-0.

The well-fancied teams have avoided each other in the quarter-final draw, although last year’s beaten finalists Chelsea face a tricky trip to Leicester after both sides won their ties on Friday night.

Southampton are through to the last eight for the first time since 2005

Manchester City is still chasing a remarkable quadruple and, if they beat League One high flyers Wigan on Monday, the Premier League leaders host Southampton in the last eight.

The Saints beat West Brom 2-1 on Saturday to secure a quarter-final berth for the first time since 2005.

Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea fought out a 0-0 draw on Saturday and whoever prevails in the replay will entertain the winners of Sunday’s Rochdale-Tottenham tie.

FA Cup quarter-final draw:

Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea v Rochdale or Tottenham

Manchester United v Brighton

Leicester v Chelsea

Wigan or Manchester City v Southampton

Ties to be played over the weekend of March 16-19

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