After a poor Premier League season, midfielder Fabregas wants Chelsea to win the FA Cup
Chelsea will meet Manchester United in the FA Cup final after beating Southampton 2-0 in the second semifinal at Wembley Stadium on Sunday with goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata.
It was Tottenham's eighth consecutive FA Cup semifinal loss since last winning world football's oldest knockout competition in 1991.
Twelve-time FA Cup champion Manchester United and Tottenham secured their passages to the semifinals on Saturday.
Chelsea next faces Southampton at Wembley Stadium after new manager Mark Hughes' side beat Wigan 2-0.
Not even a 2-0 victory over Brighton was enough to mellow United manager Jose Mourinho, whose joy at beating Liverpool last weekend in the league was wiped out by a Champions League exit to Sevilla.
Tottenham secured a place in the FA Cup semi-finals at their temporary Wembley Stadium home by beating Swansea 3-0 Saturday in Wales.
Son Heung-min netted two goals and substitute Kyle Walker-Peters grabbed the other in injury time for a weakened Spurs team at a snowy Wembley Stadium.
Will Grigg's late goal was enough for Wigan to pull off the upset in the fifth round.
Romelu Lukaku scored both goals as United set up a home game with Brighton, a repeat of the 1983 final, in next month's quarterfinals.
Giroud, Willian and Pedro Rodriguez, the three-pronged forward line, all scored in the first half against Hull as Chelsea roared into a 4-0 lead by the 42nd minute.
Tottenham, which hasn't won a trophy since the 2008 League Cup, will next face third-tier northern English side Rochdale in the FA Cup.
David Moyes' West Ham United wasn't so fortunate as they were eliminated by third-tier Wigan 2-0.
The Chile forward created goals for striker Marcus Rashford and midfielder Ander Herrera before coming off with around 20 minutes remaining.
While Wenger has endured a Premier League title drought since 2004, success in football's oldest cup competition has helped the Frenchman to gain new contracts.
The beleaguered Stoke manager was condemned to one last humiliation, a 2-1 loss to Coventry in the third round of the world's oldest knockout competition, before getting fired on Saturday.
Signed last week for 75 million Pounds as the world's most expensive defender, Van Dijk scored an 84th-minute winner against Everton.
Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in FA Cup final to win the third title in four seasons.
Chelsea, who will be making their seventh FA Cup final appearance since 2000, are favored to win the trophy for the eighth time. But a win for Arsenal would set a record for the club and manager Arsene Wenger.
The 96 Liverpool soccer fans who were crushed to death in overcrowded sections at Hillsborough Stadium in 1989 were "unlawfully killed" in a disaster caused by police actions, a jury concluded Tuesday.