Immediately following Chelsea’s victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in the last quarter-final tie, the draw pitted
Spurs had booked their place at this stage after sweeping past League One Millwall in a London derby on Sunday.
Arsenal, meanwhile, conquerors of non-league Lincoln City on Saturday, will face Manchester City as the Gunners look to capture a third cup triumph in the space of four seasons.
Arsene Wenger suggested that beating the National League side 5-0 has restored his players’ confidence after a poor run of recent results, including back-to-back annihilations in Europe.
The semi-finals will be played at Wembley Stadium during the weekend of 22/23 April.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is particularly looking forward to returning to the famous venue following European Cup wins as a player and manager in 1992 and 2011 respectively.
“As a player I won our first Champions League in Wembley, the old Wembley, and as a manager I won my second Champions League there, so of course Wembley is special for me, definitely,” he had said after City beat Middlesbrough to book their place in the last four.
2016/17 FA Cup Semi-Final Draw:
Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur
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