Leicester and Fulham lost to League Two facets as non-league Barnet knocked out Championship excessive-flyers Sheffield United on an exhilarating day of FA Cup zero.33-round shocks.
Newport County, thirteenth in the fourth tier, had failed to protect conclude their old 5 league games nonetheless took the lead in opposition to Claude Puel’s Leicester through Jamille Matt.
The Foxes, Premier League champions in 2015-16, thought they had salvaged a replay after Rachid Ghezzal’s late equaliser.
On the numerous hand, the Welsh aspect won a penalty when Marc Albrighton inexplicably save his arm as much as block a contaminated in the penalty house – Padraig Amond maintaining his composure to rating from the discipline.
There had been scenes of jubilation at Rodney Parade on the closing whistle. Newport knocked Championship Leeds United out on the same stage remaining season ahead of shedding to Tottenham in a fourth-round replay at Wembley.
Nationwide League aspect Barnet had no longer reached this stage of the competition since 2008, and on that occasion they secured a discipline in the fourth round – it modified into once a case of history repeating at Sheffield United.
The Bees held on for bigger than 77 minutes for his or her 1-zero protect conclude after Tottenham academy graduate Shaq Coulthirst had given them the lead from the discipline.
Oldham, three-time semi-finalists, fought from a aim appropriate down to beat Fulham 2-1 in a match that modified into once incident-packed in the closing 14 minutes.
Denis Odoi gave Fulham the lead quickly after the interval ahead of Sam Surridge levelled from the discipline in the 76th minute. Claudio Ranieri’s aspect had been then awarded a penalty after Tom Cairney had been fouled – the video assistant referee confirmed referee Anthony Taylor’s resolution despite there displaying to had been puny contact made by Christopher Missilou.
Change Aleksandar Mitrovic overlooked the discipline-kick ahead of Callum Lang headed in what proved to be the winner in the 88th minute.
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- Fulham 1-2 Oldham Athletic
- Sheff Utd zero-1 Barnet
- Newport County 2-1 Leicester Metropolis
Any thought of a cup upset at Etihad Stadium modified into once extinguished in the first half as Manchester Metropolis scored three cases in opposition to struggling Championship aspect Rotherham. Frail early life participant Phil Foden’s aim received the very most realistic cheer from the house reinforce – it modified into once his first on the bottom.
The 2011 winners scored four extra after the destroy as they ran out 7-zero winners in a ruthless fresh.
Ragged soccer commentator Martin Tyler modified into once marching the touchline at Laithwaite Community Stadium, alongside with manager Alan Dowson, nonetheless the pair might perhaps no longer handbook Nationwide League South aspect Woking to a shock protect conclude over Premier League company Watford, who secured a 2-zero victory.
Tyler, a lifelong Cards fan who joined as a volunteer coach when Dowson modified into once appointed in Could presumably perhaps, took the aim of assistant manager on Sunday.
League One aspect Doncaster reached the fourth round for the first time since 2010 with a 3-1 protect conclude at Championship club Preston.
Change Shane Ferguson came off the bench to rating twice in the closing 10 minutes as Millwall knocked fellow Championship aspect Hull Metropolis out with a 2-1 protect conclude.
And Leeds United will now wish to utterly focal point on their interpret for promotion to the Premier League as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat by play-off hopefuls QPR.