2018–19 FA Cup Final: When And Where To Watch The Most Awaited Final

2018–19 FA Cup Final: When And Where To Watch The Most Awaited Final

                  2018–19 FA Cup Final: The 138th edition of Football Association Challenge Cup or 2018–19 FA Cup has finally made its way to the grand finale. The tournament was first started with the Extra Preliminary Round on the weekend of 11 August 2018 and the tournament is going to conclude with the final which is going to held this month only. The winner of the competition is going to qualify for the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League group stage.

The tournament was started with the qualifying rounds where all of the contending teams that are not members of either the Premier League or English Football League contended in the qualifying rounds in order to lock down one of 32 accessible places in the First Round Proper.

Premier League side Chelsea were the defending champions, however, they were already eliminated by Manchester United in the fifth round on 18 February 2019 in a second go of the preceding year’s final.

When and Where is 2018–19 FA Cup Final?

The final of 2018–19 FA Cup is going to be played on 18 May 2019 at Wembley Stadium, London and the official kick-off time is 5:00 pm. The final has been played at Wembley Stadium from the time when it was renovated in the year 2007 following the knocking down of the old Wembley in 2003.

Which Teams Made to the Final of 2018–19 FA Cup?

The FA Cup final is going to be contested between Manchester City and Watford as soon as the Premier League season draws to a close.

How to Watch the FA Cup Final?

The FA Cup final is going to be broadcasted live on BBC, as it has been ever since the 1937 clash in the middle of Sunderland and Preston North End. Fans can tune to BBC1 or else they can watch it through BBC iPlayer to infuse up the action.

On the other hand, you can also watch the FA Cup finale on BT Sport. There are various methods to get BT Sport. If you’re already a BT Broadband customer then you can add it to your current agreement for an extra £6.00 per month. While on the other hand, for the new customers, broadband and BT TV packages will begin at £35.99 per month.

If you don’t have BT broadband and you also don’t want to add it then you can add BT Sport to your present broadband or TV services comprising Sky, TalkTalk as well as Virgin.

2018–19 FA Cup: Quarter-finals, Semi-finals Preview  

Quarter-finals

The draw for the quarter-finals was held on 18 February 2019 and the matches were played on the weekend of 16–17 March 2019. This round involved two teams from Level 2, that is Millwall and Swansea City, the bottom ranking sides left in the tournament.

Date: 16 March 2019

Scores: Watford (1)         2–1         Crystal Palace (1)

Location: Watford

Date: 16 March 2019

Scores: Swansea City (2)               2–3         Manchester City (1)

Location: Swansea

Date: 16 March 2019

Scores: Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 2–1         Manchester United (1)

Location: Wolverhampton

Date: 17 March 2019

Scores: Millwall (2)          2–2 (a.e.t.) (4–5 p)          Brighton & Hove Albion (1)

Location: Bermondsey, London

 

Semi-finals

The draw for the semi-finals was held on 17 March 2019 and these are the updates of the semi- finals:

Date: 6 April 2019

Scores: Manchester City (1)        1–0         Brighton & Hove Albion (1)

Location: London

Date: 7 April 2019

Scores: Watford (1)         3–2 (a.e.t.)          Wolverhampton Wanderers (1)

Location: London

 

Final

The final is going to be played on 18 May 2019 at Wembley Stadium, London.

Date: 18 May 2019

Time: 17:00 BST

Sides: Manchester City vs  Watford

Location: Wembley Stadium, London

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