STORY OF THE ROUND
The big match of the quarter-finals saw Manchester United play host to Chelsea, and Sir Alex Ferguson's side seemed to be cruising through to the last four after goals from Javier Hernandez and Wayne Rooney in the opening 11 minutes. But Chelsea fought back for a replay in the second half through Eden Hazard and Ramires. A fine Demba Ba strike settled the return at Stamford Bridge. Wigan caused the real shock, scoring three goals in less than four minutes to stun Everton at Goodison Park. Man City had no problem in booking a date at Wembley, thrashing Barnsley 5-0. Millwall completed the final four after Danny Shittu's header did for Blackburn in a replay.
Demba Ba (Chelsea) The FA Cup replay had pottered along through a less than inspiring first half, but that all changed four minutes after the restart as Demba Ba produced a stunning goal which would prove to be the winner. Juan Mata's lofted pass over the top of the United defence was superbly met by the outstretched leg of Ba, who guided the ball past David de Gea and into the top corner.
Shaun Maloney (Wigan Athletic) Scotland international Maloney has been in fine form and that was evident at Goodison Park as he drove Wigan on to a shock win over Everton. At 0-0, a shot was curled against the post. He offered an outlet throughout the game and tormented Everton's Seamus Coleman.
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