Familiar Struggles As Newcastle United Crash Out Of FA Cup

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Familiar Struggles As Newcastle United Crash Out Of FA Cup
Familiar Struggles As Newcastle United Crash Out Of FA Cup

Newcastle United were knocked out of the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon after losing 1-0 to Cambridge United at home.

Joe Ironside scored the game-winning goal in the 56th minute to give the League One side a memorable triumph.

After being taken over by a Saudi-backed investment firm, Newcastle may be regarded as the richest club in the world, but Eddie Howe was unable to avoid an ignominious departure to the minnows.

Meanwhile, Chelsea had no problem against Chesterfield, winning 5-1 thanks to an early Timo Werner goal.

With goals from Callum Hudson-Odoi, Andreas Christensen, and Hakim Ziyech, Romelu Lukaku went some way to making atonement for his previous interview.

Also in the FA Cup, Southampton have advanced as Nathan Redmond scored for the visitors against Swansea City, with Joel Piroe tying the game to force extra time.

After Yan Valery’s first-half red card, a Jan Bednarek goal appeared to give the Welsh side the lead, but Mohamed Elyounoussi and Shane Long both scored to secure a 3-2 victory.

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Brighton came from behind to defeat West Bromwich Albion 2-1.

Callum Robinson put the visitors ahead two minutes after the break, but Jakub Moder forced extra time, where Neal Maupay scored the game-winning goal on 98 minutes.

Brentford advanced to the next round after a 4-1 victory against Port Vale.

Marcus Forss scored in the first half, and Bryan Mbeumo scored the game-winning goal on 66 minutes, with Kian Harratt of Port Vale drawing one back four minutes later.

Mbuemo then scored two more goals, one from the penalty spot three minutes from time to complete his hat-trick.

With a 4-1 win over Watford at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, FA Cup holders, Leicester City advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup.

After only seven minutes, Belgium playmaker Youri Tielemans put the home team up from the penalty spot before England international James Maddison increased the advantage on the 25th minute.

Joao Pedro gave Claudio Ranieri’s struggling team hope two minutes later, but teenager Harvey Barnes settled any jitters for Brendan Rodgers’ side early in the second half, and Marc Albrighton made it four late on.

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