Fernandes fires United past Liverpool in FA Cup thriller

Bruno Fernandes fired Manchester United into the FA Cup fifth round as his 78th-minute free-kick earned his side a 3-2 win over Liverpool at Old Trafford. Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool with United firing back through Mason Greewood and Marcus Rashford before Fernandes’ winner.

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Crawley Town knock Leeds out of FA Cup

Crawley Town produced the shock of the FA Cup third round as a second-half blitz saw the League Two side stun Premier League Leeds 3-0. Sixty-two places in the English football pyramid stood between the two sides ahead of kick-off but that counted for nothing as Crawley secured one of the finest victories in the club’s history.

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Extra-time required as Arsenal see off Newcastle

Holders Arsenal needed extra-time as they booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory against Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium. Goalscorer Emile Smith Rowe had a straight red card downgraded to a booking following a pitch side review by the referee.

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Liverpool work hard to defeat youthful Villa in FA Cup

Aston Villa’s academy youngsters produced a valiant effort as Liverpool survived a first-half scare to win 4-1 and progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup. Sadio Mane gave Liverpool an early lead but the sides were level at the break thanks to Louie Barry.

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Aubameyang inspires Arsenal to FA Cup glory

Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to help his side secure a 2-1 win over 10-man Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday for a record-extending 14th crown in the competition – and a spot in next season’s Europa League.

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