FA Cup roundup: League One Peterborough shock Championship Aston Villa

first_img Facebook Read more Coventry’s Jack Grimmer lets fly to finish off Mark Hughes’s Stoke reign Share on WhatsApp Aston Villa might have been forgiven for thinking they were set to sail into the fourth round of the FA Cup when Keinan Davis gave them an eighth-minute lead over League One Peterborough United. The Villa striker got on the end of a Ritchie de Laet cross to steer home the opener from close range. Villa maintained the 1-0 scoreline until 15 minutes from time when Jack Marriott pounced to head an equaliser for Peterborough.The home team, captained by John Terry, failed to recover and were soon behind when Ryan Tafazolli got on the end of a Marcus Maddison cross to give the visitors the lead with just seven minutes remaining. As Villa pushed for a replay they were caught out on the break by the third tier team, when Marriott doubled his total for the day and ensured a shock 3-1 victory for Peterborough.League Two promotion hopefuls Notts County caused an upset at Brentford as Jon Stead’s second-half strike settled the game at Griffin Park. The former Blackburn striker had a couple of opportunities to give Kevin Nolan’s side the lead before eventually finding the net in the 65th minute when he cut inside onto his left foot and curled his shot in to seal a 1-0 win. Twitter There were five goalless draws on Saturday as Fleetwood and Leicester failed to score in the early kick-off. Wolves and Swansea could not muster a goal between them but did liven up the experience by both having a man sent off, as Ruben Vinagre and Leroy Fer both saw red. League Two Stevenage earned a replay by shutting out Reading, while Cardiff and Mansfield will meet again following forgettable encounter. Carlisle and Sheffield Wednesday will also get to do it all again after their 0-0 in Cumbria.Millwall were untroubled by Championship rivals Barnsley as Aiden O’Brien scored twice in addition to goals from Ben Thompson and Fred Onyedinma as Neil Harris’s team saw off the Tykes 4-1, despite Brad Potts giving the Yorkshire team the lead early on.Following an underwhelming run in the league, Watford were boosted by a simple 3-0 victory over League Cup semi-finalists Bristol City. Goals from Andre Carillo, Troy Deeney and Etienne Capoue were unanswered at Vicarage Road.There was no sign of an upset for Wycombe as they succumbed to a 5-1 home loss to Preston, as Josh Harrop and Alan Browne scored two each with Daryl Horgan getting the other with Luke O’Nien getting the consolation.A single Calvin Andrew goal was sufficient for Rochdale at Doncaster, while Sheffield United also won 1-0 at Ipswich. The same margin of victory was achieved by Hull at Blackburn, while Huddersfield won 2-1 against Bolton. Sam Gallagher celebrates scoring the Birmingham City winner. Photograph: Potts/ProSports/REX/Shutterstock news FA Cup Another Championship side were defeated by lower league opposition as QPR exited the FA Cup at the third round stage for the 49th time in their history. They were victims of a Ousseynou Cissé goal on the hour mark at Loftus Road as MK Dons played the role of protagonists with a 1-0 win. Birmingham beat Burton Albion 1-0 in the battle of the Championship relegation candidates thanks to a neat Sam Gallagher finish following good work from Jacques Maghoma. Read more Share on LinkedIn Reuse this content Share on Facebook Share on Messenger Share on Pinterest Share via Email Topics A debut goal from Marcus Barnes helped League Two Yeovil Town plot the demise of Bradford City. Barnes calmly slotted the opener after 61 minutes, before Jordan Green completed the 2-0 victory late on, to which Bradford had no response. Pinterest Share on Twitter Steve Cook turns poacher to rescue late draw for Bournemouth against Wiganlast_img

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