In pictures: Chelsea and Manchester United FA Cup clashes

Chelsea's Eden Hazard scored the only goal when the sides met in last year's final
Chelsea’s Eden Hazard scored the only goal when the sides met in last year’s final (Nick Potts/PA)

Chelsea's victory meant Antonio Conte (right) ended his reign with another trophy, getting the better of the club's former boss Jose Mourinho (right)
Chelsea’s victory meant their manager Antonio Conte (right) ended his reign with another trophy, getting the better of the club’s former boss Jose Mourinho (right) (Nick Potts/PA)

It was the eighth time Chelsea had won the cup
It was the eighth time Chelsea had won the FA Cup (Nick Potts/PA)

The result was the same, 1-0, when the sides met in the 2007 final. Didier Drogba scored the winner in extra time (Rebecca Naden/PA)
The result was the same, 1-0, when the sides met in the 2007 final. Didier Drogba scored the winner in extra time (Rebecca Naden/PA)

That was a happier occasion for Mourinho, who was then Blues boss
That was a happier occasion for Mourinho, who was then Blues boss (Martin Rickett/PA)

The 1994 final was a completely different story, however. Goals from Mark Hughes (left), Eric Cantona (2, right) and Brian McClair gave United a 4-0 win, completing the double
The 1994 final was a completely different story, however. Goals from Mark Hughes (left), Eric Cantona (two, right) and Brian McClair gave United a 4-0 win, completing the double (John Stillwell/PA)

United also prevailed in a 1996 semi-final at Villa Park, winning 2-1 with goals from David beckham (right) and Andy Cole (left)
United also prevailed in a 1996 semi-final at Villa Park, winning 2-1 with goals from David Beckham (right) and Andy Cole (left) (David Jones/PA)

Beckham scored two, including a trademark free-kick, as United overpowered Chelsea 5-3 at Stamford Bridge in the third round in 1998
Beckham scored two, including a trademark free-kick, as United overpowered Chelsea 5-3 in a remarkable third-round tie at Stamford Bridge in 1998. United led 5-0 after 78 minutes before a late Chelsea flurry threatened an unlikely comeback (Adam Butler/PA)

United were also triumphant the following year, Dwight Yorke (lower left) scoring both goals in 2-0 sixth round replay win at Stamford Bridge
United were also triumphant the following year, Dwight Yorke (lower left) scoring both goals in a 2-0 sixth round replay win at Stamford Bridge (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

The sides also needed a replay to settle their quarter-final tie in 2013. Wayne Rooney was on target early as the first game at Old Trafford ended 2-2
The sides also needed a replay to settle their quarter-final tie in 2013. Wayne Rooney was on target early in the first game at Old Trafford, which ended 2-2 (Martin Rickett/PA)

Chelsea secured the draw with an equaliser from Ramires
Chelsea secured the draw with an equaliser from Ramires (Martin Rickett/PA)

Demba Ba (left) then scored the only goal as Chelsea won the replay 1-0
Demba Ba (left) then scored the only goal as Chelsea won the replay 1-0 (John Walton/PA)

1-0 was also the scoreline in the 2017 quarter-finals, with Chelsea taking advantage of Ander Herrera's sending off at Stamford Bridge
That familiar 1-0 scoreline was repeated in the 2017 quarter-finals, when Chelsea took advantage of Ander Herrera’s sending off at Stamford Bridge (Adam Davy/PA)

The winning goal on that occasion came from N'Golo Kante, who is mobbed by happy team-mates in this picture
The winning goal on that occasion came from N’Golo Kante, who is mobbed by happy team-mates in this picture (Adam Davy/PA)

Delving deeper into the archive, Norman Whiteside (left) was on target in United's 2-0 fourth-round win over the Blues in 1988
Delving deeper into the archive, Norman Whiteside (left) was on target in United’s 2-0 fourth-round win over the Blues in 1988 (PA Archive)