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LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Pedro of Chelsea beats Kasper Schmeichel of Leicester City to score their second goal during The Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Leicester City and Chelsea at The King Power Stadium on March 18, 2018 in Leicester, England.
Chelsea tops Leicester City in extra-time to book FA Cup semi-final spot
WIGAN, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg of Southampton (L) celebrates as he scores their first goal with Dusan Tadic and Ryan Bertrand during The Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Wigan Athletic and Southampton at DW Stadium on March 18, 2018 in Wigan, England.
Hojbjerg sends Southampton into FA Cup semis on Hughes' debut
(L-R) LeipzigĀ“s defender Willi Orban celebrates scoring the opening goal with his teammate Swedish forward Emil Forsberg, French forward Jean-Kevin Augustin and defender Lukas Klostermann during the UEFA Champions League group G football match RB Leipzig v FC Porto in Leipzig, eastern Germany on October 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ROBERT MICHAEL
In defence of Bundesliga vagabond RB Leipzig
DORTMUND, GERMANY - MARCH 18: Michy Batshuayi of Dortmund celebrates with team mates after scoring his teams first goal during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Hannover 96 at Signal Iduna Park on March 18, 2018 in Dortmund, Germany.
Watch: Batshuayi bags fantastic side-footed flick vs. Hannover
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 17: Wayne Rooney of Everton looks on during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Everton at Bet365 Stadium on March 17, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Look: Slip and slide as snow carpets Stoke City, Everton match
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino before the UEFA Champions League round of 16, second leg match at Wembley Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 7, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Tottenham. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire
Why Tottenham needs to win this year's FA Cup
VAR to be used at 2018 World Cup
NAPLES, ITALY - DECEMBER 01: Dries Martens of Napoli in action during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and Juventus at Stadio San Paolo on December 1, 2017 in Naples, Italy.
The final countdown: Assessing Juventus and Napoli's Serie A chances
Moscow's players celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 football match between Lyon (OL) and Moscow (CSKA Moscow) at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central-eastern France, on March 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK
CSKA Moscow stuns Lyon to book quarter-final berth
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck (right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the UEFA Europa League round of 16, second leg match at the Emirates Stadium, London.
Arsenal advances to Europa League quarter-finals at Milan's expense
Olympique de Marseille's French midfielder Dimitri Payet (2L) celebrates a goal during the UEFA Europa League round of sixteen second leg football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Olympique de Marseille at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on March 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANDER GILLENEA
Marseille bounces Bilbao to book quarters spot
Atletico Madrid's players celebrate the team's second goal scored by Saul Niguez during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg football match between FC Lokomotiv Moscow and Club Atletico de Madrid on March 15, 2018 in Moscow. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV
Atletico smashes Lokomotiv to easily reach Europa League quarters
COVENTRY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: Mark Hughes, Manager of Stoke City during the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Coventry City and Stoke City at Ricoh Arena on January 6, 2018 in Coventry, England.
Southampton appoints Mark Hughes as manager
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 14: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC at Camp Nou on March 14, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.
Messi, Dembele clinical as Barcelona bounces Chelsea
Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the second leg of the last 16 UEFA Champions League football match between Besiktas and Bayern Munich at Besiktas Park in Istanbul on March 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Bulent Kilic
Bayern wallops Besiktas to book 7th consecutive quarter-final spot
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 07: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester City and FC Basel at Etihad Stadium on March 7, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Footy Power Rankings: Guardiola's imprint dominates Europe's best
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Troy Deeney of Watford sees his penalty saved by Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England.
Petr late than never: Cech finally notches 200th EPL clean sheet in win
MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy.
Wilshere: I'm 'no closer' to new deal with Arsenal
Monaco's French midfielder Thomas Lemar (L) fights for the ball with Nice's Ivorian midfielder Jean Michael Seri (R) during the French League Cup football match between Nice and Monaco at The 'Allianz Riviera' Stadium in Nice on January 9, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE
Report: Manchester City to launch summer bid for highly coveted Lemar
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Jay Rodriguez of West Bromwich Albion looks dejected following a missed chance during the The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round between West Bromwich Albion v Southampton at The Hawthorns on February 17, 2018 in West Bromwich, England.
West Brom's Rodriguez to contest racial abuse charge