DC: Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal)
One of Arsenal’s better performers, Laurent Koscielny was solid at the back for the Gunners against a battling Reading side.
DC: Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa)
Another Aston Villa defender who held on well against a number of Liverpool attacks to help Tim Sherwood’s side reach the final.
MC: Fabian Delph (Aston Villa)
Scorer of the winning goal against Liverpool, Fabian Delph was probably Villa’s best player as he scored a fine winner to set up a final clash against Arsenal.
MC: Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading)
A Reading player who emerged with real credit, on-loan Chelsea youngster Nathaniel Chalobah was superb for 120 minutes against Arsenal as they threatened an upset.