Featured Matches
Previous
Brazil
Netherlands
ESPN, ESPN3 Jul 12, 2014 8:00 PM GMT
Match 63
Game Details
Germany
Argentina
ABC, ESPN3 Jul 13, 2014 7:00 PM GMT
Match 64
Game Details
PFC Litex Lovech
FC Veris
3
0
FT
Leg 2. Aggregate: 3 - 0
Game Details
Aalesund
Molde
0
1
FT
Game Details
Athlone Town FC
Limerick FC
3
0
FT
Game Details
Derry City
Bray
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Drogheda Utd
Cork
0
1
FT
Game Details
UCD
Sligo
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Bohemians
St Patricks
1
1
FT
Game Details
Shamrock
Dundalk
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
San Jose
DC United
3:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Unión Comercio
Inti Gas Deportes
0
1
FT
Game Details
Melgar
León de Huánuco
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Olmedo
Club Deportivo Cuenca
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Liga de Loja
Mushuc Runa
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Houston Dash
Boston Breakers
1:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Next
Jan, 3, 2010

FA Cup: United shocked, Chelsea, Arsenal through

There may have been talk of a lack of FA Cup shocks after Saturday's Third Round day but Sunday provided the big story the competition always craves. League One's Leeds United rolled back the years and defeated Manchester United at Old Trafford, a stadium they had not won at since 1981.

• FA Cup Draw: Leeds pull Spurs
• FA Cup gallery
• Saturday: Reading hold Liverpool

And it was Jermaine Beckford who followed in the footsteps of Brian Flynn 29 years ago with a 19th minute strike. The physical striker, who made a nuisance of himself all afternoon, seized on a long ball to bissect Gary Neville and Wes Brown and flick the ball beyond Tomasz Kuszczak. Thereafter, the home side pushed for a goal that would not come, with Dimitar Berbatov and Michael Owen both guilty of misses, with Owen's shank with the goal gaping the most glaring, but Leeds were the deserved winners and could have had more with Beckford missing a second-half chance to double his haul and Robert Snodgrass rattling the angle of bar and cross with an unerring free-kick.

Sir Alex Ferguson bristled in annoyance while Simon Grayson, a lifelong Leeds fan who now manages his beloved team, celebrated a victory that may soothe the years of hurt fallen giants Leeds suffered in the decade just gone.

No such problems for holders Chelsea with an opponent from a lower division. Watford were soundly thrashed 5-0 at Stamford Bridge, with Daniel Sturridge scoring twice, his first Blues goals. His twin strikes bookended an own-goal from John Eustace, Florent Malouda and Frank Lampard.

Arsenal looked for as though they would be exiting the tournament at the first hurdle as West Ham United had taken a lead through Alessandro Diamanti. But a second-half surge from the Gunners saw them progress thanks to two late and quickfire goals from Aaron Ramsey and Eduardo Da Silva to secure a 2-1 victory.

Wolves midfielder Matt Jarvis atoned for missing an open goal by scoring the winner in a hard-fought 1-0 victory over League One Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park.

The FA Cup third round tie looked to be heading for a replay until Jarvis latched on to a Nenad Milijas through-ball and hit a first-time shot past Luke Daniels 13 minutes from time to secure a fourth round meeting with Crystal Palace.

Into the draw for the next round go both Queen's Park Rangers and Sheffield United, after a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane, with Blades' Richard Cresswell cancelling out a Jay Simpson strike.

Notts County's tie with Forest Green Rovers was called off due to an excess of wintry conditions so Sven Goran Eriksson's Magpies must wait to play their non-league opponents.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.