Chelsea superior to the FA Cup semi-finals with a 2-0 victory in opposition to Middlesbrough on Saturday.
Boro defeated Manchester United and Tottenham to succeed in the quarter-finals, however Thomas Tuchel’s Premier League facet had no such issues on the Riverside Stadium.
Romelu Lukaku opened the aim after solely quarter-hour, and Hakim Ziyech added a second within the first half, whereas Boro responded with only one try heading in the right direction, which got here within the eighty fifth minute.
Mason Mount’s early cross narrowly evaded Christian Pulisic’s desperation dive on the again submit, however Chelsea took the lead shortly afterward.
A sweeping play out of protection created house down the precise for Mount, who flicked throughout for a tap-in from Lukaku.
16 minutes later, Ziyech prolonged the benefit when he completed into the bottom-left nook from past the world following an offload from Mount.
Mount’s second help of the sport pushed him to 50 targets in all competitions for Chelsea, whereas Anfernee Dijksteel blocked a Lukaku header off the road earlier than the interval.
Chelsea will now await the result of Sunday’s last-four draw, with the semi-finals scheduled for April 16 and 17 at Wembley Stadium.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) March 19, 2022
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