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Arsenal to face Chelsea in Women’s FA Cup

08 February, 2019 — By Steve Barnett

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes

CAMDEN-born coach Emma Hayes will tackle her old club once again this season after Women’s FA Cup holders Chelsea were paired against Arsenal in the fifth round.

It’s a repeat of last season’s final, when the Blues beat their London rivals 3-1.

Both teams sailed through their fourth-round ties on Sunday. Second-half goals from Drew Spence and Hannah Blundell saw Chelsea seal a 2-0 win at Everton, while Arsenal won 4-0 at fourth-tier Crawley courtesy of a hat-trick from 16-year-old Ruby Grant and a strike from Kim Little.

The capital cup clash will take place at Chelsea’s Kingsmeadow Stadium on Sunday, February 17.

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