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Spurs Frustrated By Newport

FA Cup Wrap 27 January 2018

By SL International - Jan 27, 2018 09:54 PM
Newport County 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
 
Fourth tier side Newport County earned themselves a replay at the iconic Wembley Stadium after holding Tottenham Hotspur to a 1-1 draw in the FA Cup fourth round clash on Saturday afternoon.
 
Spurs were starring at elimination before Harry Kane rescued the tie with an equaliser eight minutes from time after Padraig Amond had found the opener for the League Two side seven minutes before halftime.
 
Wigan Athletic 2-0 West Ham United
 
Third tier side Wigan Athletic dumped Premier League side West Ham United out of the FA Cup after winning 2-0 in the fourth round of the competition on Saturday afternoon.
 
William Grigg scored a brace, first netting in the seventh minute and again in the 62nd minute to seal the win.
 
Peterborough United 1 - 5 Leicester City
 
Leicester City strolled into the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 5-1 thrashing of League One side Peterborough United on Saturday afternoon.
 
Kelechi Iheanacho and Fousseni Diabate both netted braces, while Wilfred Ndidi completed the the 5-1 rout.
 
Andrew Hughes scored a consolation goal for the third tier side.
 
Huddersfield Town 1 - 1 Birmingham City 
 
Huddersfield Town were held to a 1-1 draw by Championship side Birmingham City in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.
 
The two sides will have to go through a replay to decide who goes through to the fifth round.
 
Lukas Juekiewicz netted 10 minutes after the break to earn a replay for the second tier side after Steve Mounie had found the opener in the 21st minute.
 
Southampton 1 - 0 Watford 
 
Southampton knocked fellow Premier League side out of the FA Cup after winning 1-0 in the fourth round on Saturday afternoon.
 
Jack Stephens scored the only goal of the match as early as the fourth minute.
 
Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion
 
Brighton and Hove Albion scored late to knock Championship side Middlesbrough 1-0 in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.
 
Glen Murray netted the winner in the last minute to send Brighton into the fifth round of the competition and leave the home Middlesbrough fans shattered.
 
Notts County 1 - 1 Swansea City
 
Swansea City will have to negotiate through a replay after being held to a 1-1 draw by fourth tier side Notts County in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday afternoon.
 
Jon Stead scored two minutes after the hour cancelling out Luciano Narsingh's strike who broke the deadlock in stroke of halftime.


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