2020-21 FA Cup: Fourth Round Roundup

With the Fourth Round of this season’s FA Cup now complete, we round up all 16 ties and bring you details of how the full Fifth Round draw looks now all 16 teams are finalised. 

This round might be devoid of shocks but last season’s two finalists in Arsenal and Chelsea stole the headlines, as the Gunners’ title defence was ended whilst Chelsea sacked Frank Lampard the morning after their clash against Luton.

Chorley of the National League North meanwhile is where we begin our roundup as the last remaining Non-League club welcomed Wolves to Victory Park in what would eventually be their FA Cup swansong for this season.

 

Non League v Premier League

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Vitinha rifled in a stunning 30-yard strike from the left flank which struck the top right corner as his 12th minute winner sent Wolves through at Chorley’s expense, although the National League North team pushed Wolves throughout but fell short as their fairytale run concluded.

 

Premier League v Premier League

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Arsenal’s title defence came to a surprise end as Gabriel flicked Kyle Walker-Peters’ pass into his own net to send Southampton through, in what is the Saints’ first-ever FA Cup win over the Gunners.

Bruno Fernandes’ late free-kick secured Manchester United a huge win over Liverpool in a five goal thriller at Old Trafford, as Mohamed Salah fired the visitors ahead before Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford teed each other up to put Utd ahead before Salah netted his equaliser for a brace.

Burnley ran riot at Craven Cottage to defeat Fulham as Jay Rodriguez collected a brace before Kevin Long tapped in to seal the win in the 81st minute.

 

EFL vs Premier League

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Tanguy Ndombele struck twice as Tottenham Hotspur fought back to thrash Wycombe Wanders 4-1 at Adams Park after Fred Onyedinma had put the Chairboys ahead.

Late goals from Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Ferran Torres saw Manchester City come from behind to avoid a shock cupset at Cheltenham Town, as Alfie May gave the Robins a 59th minute lead over the Premier League giants from a long throw-in.

James Maddison provided an assist and goal as Leicester fought back to defeat Brentford 3-1 at the Brentford Community Stadium, after Mads Bech Sorensen’ poked in a sixth minute opener for the Bees.

Tammy Abraham netted a hat-trick in what proved to be Lampard’s last match as manager at Stamford Bridge, as Chelsea beat a spirited Luton 3-1 in a game in which kick-off was briefly delayed due to snow.

Everton comfortably dispatched Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 at Goodison Park as James Rodriguez provided two assists, from which both came via his corners which Richarlison then Yerry Mina headed in.

Steven Alzate deflected in Alexis Mac Allister’s shot to clinch a 2-1 home win for Brighton over Blackpool, after Yves Bissouma’s smasher into the top left corner was cancelled out by Gary Madine’s strike from Luke Garbutt’s pass.

Panutche Camara’s strike proved to be a late consolation for Plymouth Argyle as the League One club crashed out at Sheffield United, with Chris Basham’s header and Billy Sharp’s 47th minute strike putting the Blades through to the Fifth Round.

Pablo Fornals’ second minute tap-in sent West Ham running riot as they crushed Doncaster Rovers at the London Stadium, with Andriy Yarmolenko and Oladapo Afolayan adding further goals either side of Andy Butler’s sliced own goal as he attempted a clearance.

 

EFL v EFL

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Tim Krul’s 100th Norwich appearance ended in defeat as last season’s Quarter-Finalists crashed out at Oakwell as Callum Styles rifled from Callum Brittain’s cross to send Barnsley through.

Liam Cullen and Matt Grimes both netted braces as Swansea ran riot to record a 5-1 win over Nottingham Forest, thus setting up a mouth-watering Fifth Round tie against Manchester City at home.

Nakhi Wells produced a goal then assist as Bristol City ripped Millwall apart to record a comfortable 3-0 away win at The Den.

Joshua King grabbed Bournemouth’s winner as they survived a nervy encounter to defeat League Two’s Crawley, as Jack Wilshire’s opener on his debut was cancelled out by Tom Nichols.

 

Who Faces Who in Fifth Round?

Here is a full list of who faces who in the Fifth Round across 9-11 February 2021.

Team Team
Burnley v Bournemouth
Manchester United v West Ham
Sheffield United v Bristol City
Wolves v Southampton
Barnsley v Chelsea
Everton v Tottenham
Swansea City v Manchester City
Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion

 

 

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