Opta Stats: Manchester United v Chelsea

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In the glamour tie of the FA Cup quarter-finals, struggling Chelsea travel to face a Manchester United side coming off a heartbreaking loss to Real Madrid. Who can pick themselves up?

Javier Hernandez has netted in five of his last six games against the Blues in all competitions. The Mexican is 2.3611/8 to find the net.

This will be the eleventh FA Cup tie between Manchester United and Chelsea. The Red Devils lead the head-to-head record by eight wins to two, although Chelsea did win the last meeting (the 2007 final). United are 1.824/5 to win.

The only previous sixth round meeting between United and Chelsea in the FA Cup is also the only previous tie between the sides to go to a replay. After a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford, the Red Devils won 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to progress in their treble winning season (1998/99). The draw can be backed at 4.03/1.

Chelsea have never won in five previous FA Cup games at Old Trafford, losing four, drawing one and scoring just one goal in total. Manchester United are 2.6213/8 to win to nil.

The last six meetings between these sides in all competitions have seen 30 goals scored, with 14 netted in just two meetings so far this term. Over 3.5 goals is available at 2.89/5.

Javier Hernandez has netted in five of his last six games against the Blues in all competitions. The Mexican is 2.3611/8 to find the net.

Chelsea have only lost one of their last 38 FA Cup games outright, winning 31 and drawing six. They are 3.55/2 in the Draw No Bet market.

Indeed, the Blues are now unbeaten in 27 cup games (excluding penalty shootouts), the longest ever run without defeat by a single side. A Chelsea win is priced at 4.84/1.

The Red Devils have only lost two of their last 18 FA Cup away games, with both of those defeats coming at Anfield against Liverpool. United are 1.4840/85 to qualify.

Juan Mata has scored five goals and assisted seven in just 10 appearances in the FA Cup. Mata is 3.55 to find the net.

This will be Manchester United's 34th appearance in the FA Cup sixth round; only Arsenal (36) have made this round more often. United are 3.39/4 to win the cup.

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