Leicester City’s Emirates FA Cup campaign so far
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 21: A detailed view of the Emirates FA Cup Trophy is seen prior to the Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on March 21, 2021 in Leicester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

After a sensational campaign so far for the Leicester City, they are aiming to add silverware for the first time since their miracle title win in the 2015/2016 season, as they look to go all the way in the Emirates FA Cup.

After four wins to reach the semi-finals in the competition, Brendan Rodgers’ side are looking to win the FA Cup for the first time in the club’s history. 

This is Leicester’s first FA Cup semi-final in the 39 years, with the last one being against Tottenham Hotspur where they made the short trip to Villa Park. Unfortunately, it was a defeat for the Foxes, with Spurs going on to lift the trophy that year. 

Leicester will be hoping to reach their first FA Cup final since 1969, when they were on the back end of a loss to Manchester City. It will not be easy, with Southampton looking to reach the final for the first time in 18 years. 

Leicester City began their FA Cup journey with a comfortable 0-4 win over Championship side, Stoke City.

A stunner from James Justin, broke the deadlock for the Foxes after curling one into the top corner from range. Goals from Marc Albrighton, Ayoze Perez and Harvey Barnes made sure of their passage into the fourth round of England's oldest trophy. 

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After their impressive four-nil win over Stoke at the Bet365 Stadium, the Foxes travelled to London to face another Championship outfit in Brentford.

After conceding from yet another set-piece, Leicester were able to overcome the challenge of the Bees after a much improved second half. Cengiz Under, Youri Tielemans and James Maddison all got on the scoresheet to help Leicester move into the fifth round of the cup. 

  • Leicester City 1-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Rodgers’ side faced a tougher challenge in the next round of the cup, coming up against fellow Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion.

The game looked to be heading into extra time after a dull 90 minutes. That was until the code was finally cracked, as a last minute Kelechi Iheanacho header sent Leicester in the last 8. 

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  • Leicester City 3-1 Manchester United

After late drama at the King Power Stadium in the past round, Leicester faced their hardest challenge against an in-form Manchester United side who were unbeaten in 29 on the road. A mistake at the back from Fred led itself to Leicester striking first via Iheanacho.

The Red Devils managed to level it before half time as youngster, Mason Greenwood, found Man United a root back into the game. Second half goals from Tielemans and Iheanacho booked Leicester’s place in the semi-finals, knocking out big-guns, Manchester United.