FA Cup: BBC to show Everton v Chelsea & Reading v Crystal Palace

Chelsea will travel to Everton
Chelsea will travel to Everton hoping for a second FA Cup trophy under interim manager Guus Hiddink

The BBC has confirmed it will broadcast live coverage of the FA Cup sixth-round ties between Everton and Chelsea as well as Reading versus Crystal Palace.

Everton face Chelsea at Goodison Park on Saturday, 12 March at 17:30 GMT.

Championship side Reading, the only non-Premier League club to reach the sixth round, host Palace on Friday, 11 March at 19:55 GMT.

Sunday's ties - Hull/Arsenal v Watford and Manchester United v West Ham - can be seen on MOTD2.

All the previews, highlights, analysis and the FA Cup semi-final draw can be seen on Football Focus, Final Score, Match of the Day, and the BBC Sport website.

FA Cup coverage on the BBC continues to grow with an audience of 5m watching Everton's fifth-round victory at Bournemouth last Saturday.

Manchester City's 5-1 defeat at Chelsea drew an audience of 5.8m on Sunday.

BT Sport will broadcast the other sixth-round ties.

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