On the draw, Guus Hiddink joked that Everton will be out for revenge after he managed Chelsea to victory in the 2009 FA Cup Final over the Blues, but then acknowledged that it was a long time ago and that things had changed at both clubs.
As unbiased as ever, the BBC interviewer then told Hiddink to get his suit ready for Wembley before signing off for the evening to spend his public funded expense account in the capital.
Everton have faced Chelsea 11 times in the FA Cup before, and have, sadly, only won three times, so maybe he had a point.
Roberto Martinez‘s side will be buoyed by the fact that the Blues won the corresponding Premier League fixture at Goodison Park earlier this season in comfortable fashion, but will perhaps have hoped that Jose Mourinho was still in charge and his players were still sulking about it.
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