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Wolverhampton hangs on to beat Bristol City in FA Cup

Wolverhampton players celebrate after Ivan Cavaleiro, center left, scored the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between ...
Wolverhampton's Raul Jimenez gestures at the end of the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Bristol City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at As...
Wolverhampton's Joao Moutinho fights for the ball with Bristol City's Niclas Eliasson, right, during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match betwe...
Wolverhampton's Ivan Cavaleiro, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Bristol Cit...
Wolverhampton goalkeeper John Ruddy, center, eyes the ball during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Bristol City and Wolverhampton W...

Wolverhampton players celebrate after Ivan Cavaleiro, center left, scored the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between ...

Wolverhampton's Raul Jimenez gestures at the end of the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Bristol City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at As...

Wolverhampton's Joao Moutinho fights for the ball with Bristol City's Niclas Eliasson, right, during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match betwe...

Wolverhampton's Ivan Cavaleiro, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Bristol Cit...

Wolverhampton goalkeeper John Ruddy, center, eyes the ball during the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Bristol City and Wolverhampton W...

LONDON (AP) — Wolverhampton held on to beat Championship side Bristol City 1-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Sunday.

The second-tier team threatened from a series of set-pieces late in the game but could not find an equalizer against their Premier League opponents who took the lead in the 28th minute through Ivan Cavaleiro.

Bristol goalkeeper Frank Fielding joined the attack during a late corner but had a shot saved by opposite number John Ruddy.

Premier League champion Manchester City, Watford, Brighton and Millwall advanced Saturday. Later Sunday, Crystal Palace is at third-tier side Doncaster and Swansea hosts Brentford in an all-second tier meeting.

The fifth round is completed on Monday when holder Chelsea hosts Manchester United.

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Updated : 2021-07-27 07:58 GMT+08:00