Leicester City come into this game after thrashing Sheffield United, scoring five without reply. For Manchester United, they progressed into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League after beating AC Milan.
With both sides having a good run of form, it’s set to be an FA Cup cracker.
Leicester City (L-L-D-W-W)
After a few worrying performances, Rodgers’ Leicester side now look back on track to secure a top four finish for the first time since 2016.
The Foxes were knocked out of the Europa League to a stubborn Slavia Prague side, as the Czech Republic league leaders crushed Leicester’s cup dreams. Following on from their exit in Europe, the Foxes were unable to hold on to their early lead against Arsenal. The Blues were beaten by a resurgent Gunners side, with the visitors taking all three points back to North-London.
After two disappointing losses for Rodgers’ men, they were able to stop the rot midweek against Burnley, away at Turf Moor, receiving a valuable point. Kelechi Iheanacho’s stunning first time volley cancelled out Matej Vydra’s opener, to pick up a draw for the Foxes.
Leicester then returned to winning ways on the following Saturday, being victorious over struggling Brighton & Hove Albion. A much improved second half display, saw them snatch the three points, with Daniel Amartey nodding in late on.
In Leicester’s most recent Premier League encounter, they were 5-0 winners against an uninspiring Sheffield United side. Iheanacho’s hat-trick saw him lead his side to Leicester’s joint biggest ever Premier League home triumph.
Manchester United (D-W-D-W-W)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be delighted with his team's recent form, being unbeaten in their past fourteen games. The Red Devils haven’t recorded a loss since the end of January.
Manchester United were at first held to a frustrating goalless draw against Crystal Palace. Solskjaer’s side struggled to produce in the final third, being unable to create many opportunities for themselves. In the Manchester derby, the Red Devils earned the bragging rights after a dominant performance versus Manchester City. Goals from Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw secured a sweet derby win.
After their triumph at the weekend, the Red Devils entered into the Europa League last 16. Manchester United came up against a tough Milan side, with the tie ending in a 1-1 draw.
The team’s most recent League clash, saw them victorious in a 1-0 win over West Ham United. A Craig Dawson own goal in the 53rd minute, secured the three points for Solskjaer’s side, moving them back into second place.
They were then able to progress into the quarter-finals of the Europa League, after a narrow 1-0 win over Italian side, Milan. Super substitute, Paul Pogba, came on and scored the winning goal just three minutes into his entrance from injury.