Hakuna Matata! Fans are left baffled when ITV's coverage of Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final against Crystal Palace cuts to the LION KING

Football fans had to do a double-take as ITV cut to a scene from Lion King midway through the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Crystal Palace.

ITV cameras switched from live coverage of the Wembley tie to the 1994 animated favourite seconds after Ruben Loftus-Cheek had given the Blues the lead. 

Supporters were transported from north London to the Pride Lands as Simba and Nala talked about eating antelope.

The bizarre interruption lasted for approximately 16 seconds before ITV sorted out the issue and returned to the FA Cup semi-final.

As relieved fans shouted "Hakuna Matata," social media users were left perplexed at what had just happened.

One enraged viewer wrote: "We had to sit through an hour of garbage football and right when a goal is scored, ITV just switched to The Lion King?

Someone else joked: "Disney lawyers about to charge ITV $6 trillion for showing Lion King without permission during the football." A third person added: "ITV so sickened by Chelsea 

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