FA Cup and Premier League: 11 things to look out for this weekend

17 March 2023 00:01
Subplots abound among the seven key top-flight games and four intriguing Cup quarter-finals this weekendWho can forget Vincent Kompany stepping up to power in a 71st-minute winner v Leicester for what was his final Manchester City goal in a game Pep Guardiola’s side had to win to set up the chance to seal the title in their next and final match of 2018-19? They did, City subsequently became champions, and the captain, Kompany, had a dream end to a garlanded 11 years at the club. Now it could be reverse-fortunes time as the Belgian plots Burnley’s elimination of Guardiola’s team from the FA Cup. Can he do so? Why not: Kompany’s Clarets are the 13-point runaway leaders of the Championship and knockout football is all about romantic upsets. Jamie JacksonFA Cup quarter-final: Manchester City v Burnley, Saturday 5.45pmFA Cup quarter-final: Sheffield United v Blackburn, Sunday 12pmFA Cup quarter-final: Brighton v Grimsby, Sunday 2.15pmFA Cup quarter-final: Manchester United v Fulham, Sunday 4.30pm Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian