Are there replays in FA Cup quarter finals? What happens if matches end in draw

The 2022/23 FA Cup quarter-finals feature eight teams all jostling for a spot in the next round, with only half the teams coming from the Premier League at this point.

Vincent Kompany returns to his Etihad Stadium while EFL Championship leaders Burnley meet Premier League holders Man City, while Sheffield United and Blackburn Rovers interrupt their top-flight promotion race to face off at Bramall Lane .

Giant killers Grimsby Town travel to Brighton & Hove Albion and Fulham meet Manchester United in the quarter-finals in a busy weekend.

The stakes are high for all sides involved, with the potential for a nerve-racking extra time and even a penalty shoot-out.

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Will there be replays of the FA Cup quarter-finals?

The 2022/23 FA Cup quarter-finals will not feature replays in the event of a tie after 90 minutes of play.

The previous round (round of 16) was the first phase of this season’s tournament in which there were no replays for games that ended in a tie.

Replays have slowly been removed from the FA Cup in recent years. In 1998/99 the English FA waived replays in the final and in 1999/00 semi-final replays.

It took a few years for that Quarterfinal replays discontinued (2016/17)and the fifth round (round of 16) was the last round, which followed in 2018/19.

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What happens if the FA Cup Quarter-Finals end in a draw?

If the result of an FA Cup Quarter-Final is tied after 90 regular minutes (including any overtime determined by match officials), then The game goes into 30-minute overtime.

However, if the game remains stuck after the additional 30 minutes (played in two 15-minute halves), A penalty shootout will follow to determine the winnerR

In a penalty shootout, teams are each entitled to five penalties and the team that converts the most attempts advances. If, after the five try rounds, the teams are even on successful penalty conversions, they enter “sudden death” rounds, with the first team to progress being declared the winner.

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How many FA Cup quarter-finals went to extra time?

There has been a relatively recent move to the FA Cup (since 2016/17) with the elimination of quarter-final stage replays only three games this round decided by extra time or penalty shoot-outs.

Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Leicester City in 2017 was the first game won under the new format and Brighton’s penalty triumph over Millwall in 2019 was their first win on penalties.

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FA Cup quarter-finals decided by extra time and penalties

edition Fit regulation extra time Punish
2017/18 Leicester City vs. Chelsea 1-1 0-1
2018/19 mill wall vs. Brighton 2-2 0-0 4-5
2019/20 Norwich City vs. man united 1-1 0-1

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