Monday, January 30, 2012

England: FA Cup Weekend Reviews, Reports, Team of the Weekend, & Fifth Round Draw

Rafael Van der Vaart's 30-yard strike proved just enough for Tottenham Hotspur to see off a spirited Watford side 1-0 in their FA Cup clash at Vicarage Road and book a place in the fifth round. Headers from Denis Stracqualursi and Marouane Fellaini sent Everton into the fifth round of the FA Cup as they came from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 on Friday night. Friday

Liverpool remain on course for a cup double this season after Dirk Kuyt's late winner secured a 2-1 victory in their FA Cup fourth round clash with Manchester United at Anfield. Gus Poyet once again ended the FA Cup hopes of Newcastle as Championship side Brighton pulled off a shock 1-0 win. Juan Mata's penalty secured Chelsea's place in the fifth round with a 1-0 win against West London rivals Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. Saturday

Arsenal came thundering back from two-down at half-time to record a pulsating 3-2 victory over Aston Villa in the fourth round of the FA Cup, with captain Robin van Persie netting a brace. Fraizer Campbell emerged from his latest bout of injury misery to keep Sunderland's FA Cup dreams alive with a 1-1 draw against Middlesbrough. Sunday

Everton 2 - 1 Fulham
Andy Hunter at Goodison Park

Queens Park Rangers 0 - 1 Chelsea
Jason Burt at Loftus Road
Dominic Fifield at Loftus Road

Liverpool 2 - 1 Manchester United
Kevin McCarra at Anfield
Duncan White at Anfield

Arsenal 3 - 2 Aston Villa
Henry Winter at the Emirates Stadium
Kevin Palmer at the Emirates Stadium
Amy Lawrence at the Emirates Stadium

Five Things We Learned

Team of the Weekend

Ties will be played on the weekend of February 18-19.

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