Date: 13th March 2017 at 12:41pm
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Ahead of the difficult trip to take on Chelsea on their own manor, we`ve delved into the history and form books to uncover a range of fascinating facts relating to the tie.

We hope you find what we`ve uncovered to be interesting:

? The two sides, when it comes to the FA Cup, have met on 11 previous occasions, in those 11 ties Manchester United lead the way with 8 victories compared to the 3 of Chelsea.

? The two sides have met each other twice this century, on both occasions Chelsea have emerged victorious. In the 2007 FA Cup Final a 1-0 win saw United defeated and in a sixth-round replay, at Stamford Bridge, United lost by the same score.

? In the last 11 meetings in all competitions United have had a dismal time, those 11 fixtures have seen Chelsea win 6 and draw 5.

? Victories, for Manchester United, at Stamford Bridge in recent times have also been a rarity. The last 19 trips have seen United win just 2, losing 11 and drawing 6.

? Chelsea have a fearsome record at home, the last 16 home games, in all competitions, have seen Chelsea win 15 of those 16 games.

? When it comes to FA Cup games, Chelsea have won 9 of their last 10, at Stamford Bridge, the only blemish being a shock 4-2 defeat inflicted by Bradford City in 2015.

? No side has reached more FA Cup quarter-finals than Chelsea in this century, they`ve reached the 6th round 12 times.

? United last lost an away tie in the FA Cup back in 2013, a 1-0 defeat against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

? When it comes to quarter-final ties, United have a good record having won 10 of their last 13.

? Jose Mourinho enters this fixture having never lost an FA Cup quarter-final tie.

? Tonight will be Manchester United`s 46th competitive game of the season, compared to the 34 Chelsea have played.