Manuel Pellegrini opted to make changes to his side, fielding mostly youthful players like, Aleix Garcia, Manu Garcia and Kelechi Iheanacho.
Chelsea FC is through to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup with a 5-1 win over Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.The Blues took the lead on 35 minutes with Diego Costa heading home Eden Hazard’s cross but the lead was short-lived, David Faupala bundling home an equaliser less than two minutes later.
Chelsea came out for the second half with a purpose, Willian finishing off a quick counter to put Chelsea up before Gary Cahill lashed home a third after City had failed to clear a Willian corner.
Hazard then capped a much-improved display by firing home a free kick while Oscar saw a penalty saved before substitute Bertrand Traore grabbed a fifth late on with a looping header that sneaked in at the far post. The game ended 5-1 in Chelsea’s favour, leaving Manchester City, well and truly beat.