Fernando Torres ended a five-month goal drought with two strikes in Chelsea’s 5-2 win against Leicester City in the quarterfinals of English soccer’s F.A. Cup. His former team Liverpool beat Stoke City 2-1 to advance.
Manchester United will take its fight for a fourth straight Premier League title to the final day of the season after a win over Sunderland that manager Alex Ferguson said will “keep the nerves” jangling at Chelsea.
Manchester City defeated Norwich 5-1 to preserve its perfect home record and its five-point lead at the top of English soccer’s Premier League. Manchester United, Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal also won.