The sporting weeknd in pictures

Liverpool will play Chelsea in the FA Cup final while Chelsea face Manchester City in the women’s competition.

By Press Association Published: 18 April 2022 - 4.00am

Liverpool maintained their bid for a quadruple after a thrilling 3-2 FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City and they will meet Chelsea in the final after they beat Crystal Palace.

Chelsea will face Manchester City in the women’s FA Cup final while Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 50th club career hat-trick. Rangers also play Hearts in the Scottish Cup final after beating Celtic in extra time.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look back at the sporting weekend in pictures.

Manchester City v Liverpool – Emirates FA Cup – Semi Final – Wembley Stadium
Manchester City goalkeeper Zack Steffen’s error helped Liverpool win their FA Cup semi-final (Nick Potts/PA)
Manchester City v Liverpool – Emirates FA Cup – Semi Final – Wembley Stadium
Bernardo Silva’s late goal was not enough to save City (Nick Potts/PA)
Arsenal v Chelsea – Vitality Women’s FA Cup – Semi Final – LV Bet Stadium Meadow Park
Chelsea’s Millie Bright and Erin Cuthbert celebrate their FA Cup semi-final win over Arsenal (Steve Paston/PA)
Manchester United v Norwich City – Premier League – Old Trafford
Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in the win over Norwich (Martin Rickett/PA)
Heart of Midlothian v Hibernian – Scottish Cup – Semi Final – Hampden Park
Hearts’ Cameron Devlin (left) and Liam Boyce celebrate reaching the Scottish Cup final (Steve Welsh/PA)
West Ham United v Burnley – Premier League – London Stadium
Burnley’s Ashley Westwood suffered a serious injury in their game at West Ham (Adam Davy/PA)
Betfred World Snooker Championships 2022 – Day 2 – The Crucible
Ronnie O’Sullivan in action at the World Championships on Sunday (Zac Goodwin/PA)
Celtic v Rangers – Scottish Cup – Semi Final – Hampden Park
Rangers will face Hearts in the Scottish Cup final (Steve Welsh/PA)
Chelsea v Crystal Palace – Emirates FA Cup – Semi Final – Wembley Stadium
Ruben Loftus-Cheek celebrates his goal in Chelsea’s win over Crystal Palace (Nick Potts/PA)
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