Crystal Palace will take on Watford in the second semi-final of the FA Cup at Wembley on 24 April, Sunday.

Where to watch live

Kick-off is set for 4pm BST. Live coverage of the semi-final clash between Crystal Palace and Watford will be available on BT Sport 2. Radio commentary will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live.


Palace and Watford are come into the FA Cup semi-final after losing their respective last fixture. The Eagles suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester United at Old Trafford, while West Ham United sealed a 3-1 victory over Quipe Sanchez Flores' side.

In the quarter-final, Palace defeated Reading in the quarter-final. Watford, on the other hand sealed a berth in the last four of the competition after eliminating holders Arsenal in the previous round.

Watford players celebrate their second goal
Watford defeated Arsenal in the quarter-final Getty Images

Both the semi-final opponents are struggling in the Premier League. Alan Pardew's side sit 16th in the table with 39 points after 35 matches, trailing 12th place Watford by two points. The latter have an advantage of a game in hand.

The winner of the second semi-final clash will face Louis van Gaal's side in the final at Wembley. Anthony Martial's late goal helped United seal a 2-1 victory over Everton in the first semi-final on 23 April.

What managers say

Alan Pardew: "When we're in full flow, I think we have the edge on Watford. But their front two can do such damage. It'll be tight."

Quique Sanchez Flores: "My future is completely happy. Because I have an amazing family, amazing kids, I am happy with my profession and I am completely happy with Watford fans. So my future is completely safe and is not important in this conversation. This conversation is about this match and Crystal Palace. The only thing I am worried about is this match."

Betting Odds (betfair)

  • Crystal Palace to win: 7/5
  • Draw: 21/10
  • Watford to win: 21/10

Team Form

Crystal Palace

  • Last five (all competitions): L D D W D
  • Last result: Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace


  • Last five (all competitions): L W D L L
  • Last result: West Ham United 3-1 Watford

Team News

Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew\'s Crystal Palace side is currently struggling in the English Premier League Getty

Crystal Palace

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