Chelsea trounce Chesterfield; Newcastle bounced by Cambridge

Premier League clubs got in the 2021-22 FA Cup in the 3rd round on Saturday, with most sides (Chelsea, Leicester and Brentford, among others) advancing, and one (Newcastle) suffering an awkward defeat.

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Below is a roundup of all of Saturday’s lead to the 3rd round of the FA Cup, plus highlights and details about the 4th round draw…

Chelsea 5-1 Chesterfield

Chelsea were 3-0 ahead by the 20th minute, as they travelled to a comfy house success over National League (fifth-division) side Chesterfield.

Timo Werner opened the scoring after simply 6 minutes, followed by objectives from Callum Hudson-Odoi 12 minutes later on and Romelu Lukaku 2 minutes after that. Andreas Christensen made it 4-0 in the 39th minute and Hakim Ziyech finished Chelsea’s scoring from the charge area in the 55th.

Akwasi Asante pulled an objective back in the 80th minute, as the Spireites were knocked out after 2 wins to reach the 3rd round — however not prior to gathering the substantial windfall of ticket sales which originates from playing a 3rd round FA Cup connect at Stamford Bridge, with its capability of almost 42,000.

Newcastle United 0-1 Cambridge United

The stunning outcome of the round happened at St. James’ Park, where Newcastle were bounced by Cambridge United of League One, 41 locations listed below the Magpies in the English football pyramid (16th location in the 3rd department).

Joe Ironside scored the video game’s only objective in the 56th minute, arising from a series of comical protecting by Newcastle inside their own charge location. Martin Dubravka hurried out to smother a harmless half-chance however lost his grip on the ball and spill it inside the six-yard box. The occurring shot was avoided the objective line, however just as far as Ironside, who tracked back covered his best foot around the ball on the half-volley, in some way directing it past 3 black and white-striped t-shirts.

Leicester City 4-1 Watford

Youri Tielemans (penalty shot) and James Madison put the Foxes 2-0 ahead after 25 minutes, however the Hornets countered through Joao Pedro simply 2 minutes later on and appeared like turning Saturday’s only all-Premier League clash into a thriller. Sadly for the neutrals, Harvey Barnes brought back the two-goal lead in the 54th minute and Marc Albrighton finished the scoring in the 85th.

Port Vale 1-4 Brentford

Brentford’s 4-1 victory might sound a bit more comfortable than it was in reality, despite the fact that League Two side Port Vale took just one shot in the game (and scored from it).

Marcus Forss opened the scoring in the 26th minute and Bryan Mbeumo scored his first goal in the 66th to make it 2-0. Port Vale halved the lead when Kian Harratt got the lone shot off in the 70th minute, but Mbeumo quickly brought it back at 3-1 and then finished his hat technique from the charge area in the 87th.

FA Cup 3rd round components & outcomes

FA Cup 3rd round outcomes

Swindon Town 1-4 Manchester City — FULL WRAP-UP
Mansfield Town 2-3 Middlesbrough
Hartlepool United 2-1 Blackpool
Coventry City 1-0 Derby County
Burnley 1-2 Huddersfield Town
Bristol City 0-1 (AET) Fulham
Millwall 1-2 Crystal Palace
Newcastle United 0-1 Cambridge United
Barnsley 5-4 (AET) Barrow
Peterborough United 2-1 Bristol Rovers
Leicester City 4-1 Watford
Port Vale 1-4 Brentford
Wigan Athletic 3-2 Blackburn Rovers
Boreham Wood 2-0 AFC Wimbledon
West Bromwich Albion 1-2 (AET) Brighton & Hove Albion
Kidderminster Harriers 2-1 Reading
Queens Park Rangers 1-1 (8-7 PKs) Rotherham
Hull City 2-3 (AET) Everton
Chelsea 5-1 Chesterfield
Swansea City 2-3 (AET) Southampton
Birmingham City 0-1 (AET) Plymouth Argyle
Yeovil Town 1-3 Bournemouth

FA Cup 3rd round components

Sunday, Jan. 9

Luton Town vs Harrogate Town — 7:30am ET
Stoke City vs Leyton Orient — 9am ET
Cardiff vs Preston North End — 9am ET
Charlton Athletic vs Norwich City — 9am ET
Tottenham Hotspur vs Morecambe — 9am ET
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Sheffield United — 9am ET
West Ham United vs Leeds United — 9am ET
Liverpool vs Shrewsbury Town — 9am ET
Nottingham Forest vs Toolbox — 12:10pm ET

FA Cup 4th round draw – date & time

Sunday, Jan. 4, following the conclusion of Nottingham Forest vs Toolbox

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