The FA Cup semi-finals will get underway on Saturday, April 20th.

And then there were four. The 2023/24 FA Cup is now down to its final four teams as the semi-finals gets underway on Saturday, April 20th.

Manchester City, who are the reigning champions, will be joined by Chelsea, Manchester United, and Coventry City, who are the only non Premier League side remaining in this competition.

Here is all you need to know ahead of the semi-finals of the 2023/24 FA Cup.

How can I watch the 2023/24 FA Cup semi-finals on TV?

The 2023/24 FA Cup semi-finals will not be available on TV for fans based in the USA. However, for those living in the UK and not traveling to Wembley to watch the games in person, Saturday's tie featuring Manchester City and Chelsea will be shown on BBC One on TV. Meanwhile, Sunday's game, which stars Coventry City vs Manchester United, will be shown on ITV 1.

Fans based in other locations can check out our FA Cup match page for options and times to watch this game.

How can I live stream the 2023/24 FA Cup semi-finals?

Fans in the USA have a bit more luck when it comes to live streaming the 2023/24 FA Cup semi-finals. Both the Manchester City vs Chelsea and will be live streamed on ESPN+, with the first match kicking off at 12.15 pm EST (9.15 am PST) on Saturday, April 20th, while the second game will kick off at 10.30 am EST (7.30 am PST) on Sunday, April 21st.

For fans based in the UK, there are quite a few live streaming options available which can be found by checking out our Manchester City and Chelsea and Coventry City vs Manchester United pages.

As for viewers living in other countries, please check out our FA Cup match page.

How did each team get to the 2023/24 FA Cup semi-finals?

Manchester City: The Cityzens are the reigning champions in this competition, and secured their spot at this juncture after first beating Huddersfield Town 5-0 in the third round. After, Pep Guardiola's men narrowly edged out Tottenham 1-0 in the fourth round, before overpowering Luton Town 6-2 in the fifth round. They were mostly in control as they battled to a 2-0 win over Newcastle in the quarter-finals, which now leads them to their upcoming showdown with Chelsea in the semi-finals on Saturday.

Chelsea: The Blues haven't had the smoothest ride to this juncture. Although they cruised to a 4-0 win over Preston North End in the third round, they had to play their fourth round fixture against Aston Villa twice after the first meeting ended as a 0-0 draw. After finally defeating their opponents 3-1 in the replay, Mauricio Pochettino's side had to really fight to secure 3-2 and 4-2 wins over Leeds United and Leicester City in the fifth round and quarter-finals respectively and will likely face a tough test against reigning FA Cup champions Manchester City in the semi-finals.

Manchester United: The Red Devils come into their upcoming semi-final showdown having survived a nervy and tense battle against Liverpool in the quarter-finals, but eventually prevailed 4-3. Prior to that, Erik ten Hag's men also had to dig deep to grind out a gritty 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the fifth round, and despite looking mostly in control during their third round and fourth round victories over Wigan Athletic (2-0) and Newport Country (4-2), they surely will not be taking Coventry City too lightly when they face off in the semi-finals on Sunday.

Coventry City: The Sky Blues are this year's Cinderella story, and are the only non Premier League team still afloat in the competition. After beating Oxford United 6-2 in the third round, Mark Robins' squad had to play Sheffield United twice after drawing 1-1 in the fourth round, but were able to get things right and move onto the fifth round following a 4-1 win in the replay. Maidstone United presented no real challenge as Coventry cruised to a 5-0 win, but it was their performance against Wolves in the quarter-finals that has really gotten fans talking. For all intents and purposes, it looked like Coventry's dream had ended after Wolves took a 2-1 lead in the first minute, but the underdogs managed to score two goals in extra time to turn the tie on its head and are now into the semi-finals for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Key facts and stats ahead of 2023/24 FA Cup semi-finals

  • Manchester United will be making their 32nd appearance in the FA Cup semi-finals - which is an English record
  • Manchester City are making their sixth consecutive appearance in the FA Cup semi-finals - which is also an English record
  • Coventry City are the only non Premier League side remaining in the competition
  • Manchester City are unbeaten in their last eight meetings with Chelsea, and have eliminated the Blues in five of their last seven FA Cup meetings
  • Chelsea are making their 27th appearance in the FA Cup semi-finals
  • City have won 28 of their last 31 FA Cup matches
  • Coventry City are making their second ever FA Cup semi-final appearance and their first since the 1986/87 season