Date: 30th January 2017 at 9:43am
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The FA Cup season continued with the fourth round with these games played over the weekend.

Lincoln’s run continued with the win over Brighton. Oxford upset Newcastle with Wolves seeing off Liverpool. Millwall also beat Watford but the biggest upset was Sutton’s victory over Leeds.

Here’s a round up of the action from the other games played.


Friday 27th January 2017 – FA CUP – FOURTH ROUND
Derby County 2-2 Leicester City 19:55

Saturday 28th January – FA CUP – FOURTH ROUND
Liverpool 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12:30
Blackburn Rovers 2-0 Blackpool 15:00
Burnley 2-0 Bristol City 15:00
Chelsea 4-0 Brentford 15:00
Crystal Palace 0-3 Manchester City 15:00
Lincoln City 3-1 Brighton & Hove Albion 15:00
Middlesbrough 1-0 Accrington Stanley 15:00
Oxford United 3-0 Newcastle United 15:00
Rochdale 0-4 Huddersfield Town 15:00
Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 Wycombe Wanderers 15:00
Southampton 0-5 Arsenal 17:30

Sunday 29th January 2017 – FA CUP – FOURTH ROUND
Millwall 1-0 Watford 12:00
Fulham 4-1 Hull City 12:30
Sutton United 1-0 Leeds United 14:00
Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Athletic 16:00

Having seen a lead lost Leicester scored a late equaliser at the iPro Stadium against Derby to see this game end in a 2-2 draw on Friday with a replay needed to determine the side who will move into the fifth round

Saturday’s action got underway with the lunchtime kick off at Anfield. A third defeat – in three different competitions – was suffered by Liverpool – losing semi-finalists in the League Cup in the previous game – who suffered a 2-1 defeat against Wolves on this occasion.

Blackburn went into the meeting with Blackpool – under former boss Gary Bowyer – as the favourites. Protests by both sets of fans against their respective owners took place before and during Rovers’ 2-0 win at Ewood Park.

Another Lancashire club who made sure they went into the fifth round draw – and avoided what would have been an upset – were Burnley with the Clarets recording a 2-0 victory over Bristol City. The Robins will now focus on their efforts on ensuring they steer clear of Championship relegation.

The league and cup double remains on for Chelsea with the Premier League leaders running out convincing 4-0 winners over near neighbours Brentford at Stamford Bridge.

Crystal Palace will now focus solely on Premier League survival following a 3-0 defeat against Manchester City
Having upset Ipswich – in a replay – in the last round Lincoln did it again. The non-league side recorded a 3-1 win over Championship leaders Brighton to book a place in the fifth round and leave Albion focusing on a promotion bid.

Middlesbrough are another side who will be mainly focused on winning a battle to stay in the Premier League but wouldn’t have wanted to suffer a giant killing act at the Riverside Stadium. Boro did enough to see off League 2 strugglers Accrington with a 1-0 win.

The magic of the FA Cup was very much alive with Oxford emphatically ending Newcastle’s hopes of going to Wembley – the Magpies will hope this doesn’t happen in the play-offs and an automatic promotion spot is secured – with a 3-0 win at the Kassam Stadium.

Rochdale would have hoped being at Spotland would give the League 1 side an advantage against Huddersfield but that didn’t prove to be the case with Championship promotion chasing Town seeing off Dale 4-0.

An amazing game at White Hart Lane saw Tottenham come back from two nil down and then three two down with a last minute equaliser against Wycombe. With a replay on against the League 2 promotion chasing side – the Chairboys are no strangers to cup success – Spurs grabbed a dramatic winner to advance 4-3.

After making the League Cup final a few days earlier – beating Liverpool to set up a meeting with Manchester United – Southampton’s FA Cup run ended in the late kick off on Saturday when Arsenal ran out crushing 5-0 winners at St Mary’s.

Sunday was a day full of upsets! It starting off with League 1 play-off chasing Millwall ending the Watford – beaten semi-finalists last season – hopes of a return to Wembley this term when the Lions got a late winner at the Den to beat the Premier League side 1-0.

It was a little more emphatic when Fulham saw off Hull – who narrowly missed out on a League Cup final place a few days earlier – at Craven Cottage with a 4-1 victory to leave the Tigers focusing on Premier League survival. The Cottagers will have at least one more round to face to add to the bid to get back into the topflight via the play-offs.

The upset of beating Wimbledon in round three was topped as Sutton recorded a major upset with the non-league side winning 1-0 against Championship high-flyers Leeds – albeit a much changed side from the visitors.

Manchester United – into the League Cup final in the midweek prior – rounded off the original fourth round ties with a comfortable 4-0 win over Championship relegation threatened – and FA Cup winners a few years back – Wigan at Old Trafford leaving the Latics to focus on avoiding relegation.

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