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English Soccer Capsules

English Soccer Capsules

Details of Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round games involving Premier League clubs (home teams listed first);
Luton 0, Blackburn 4
Matt Derbyshire scored in the 10th and 37th minutes to lead Blackburn to a 4-0 win over Luton.
Striker Benni McCarthy scored from a flick-on by Derbyshire inside the penalty area in the 37th for his 14th goal of the season, before Morten Gamst Pedersen volleyed in the 74th.
Birmingham 2, Reading 3
Striker Leroy Lita scored twice to lead Reading to a 3-2 win over Birmingham. Reading striker Dave Kitson scored first after three minutes before Lita scored at the near post in the 41st. Lita added his second _ and 10th of the campaign _ in the 82nd.
Blues defender Martin Taylor pulled one back for Birmingham in the 47th before Sebastian Larsson curled in a free kick from 20 yards (meters) in injury time.
Bristol City 2, Middlesbrough 2
Middlesbrough led after the fourth minute when Bristol City goalkeeper Adrian Passo failed to parry a shot by Stewart Downing and striker Aiyegbeni Yakubu scored.
Forward Malcolm Christie made it 2-0 in the 23rd, putting in a cross from James Morrison.
Defender Richard Keogh began Bristol City's comeback with his header off a free kick in the 53rd, before Scott Murray drew the League One side level with a volley from 20 yards (meters) in the 58th.
Fulham 3, Stoke 0
American striker Brian McBride scored his 10th goal of the season to lead Fulham to a 3-0 win over visiting Stoke. Vincenzo Montella scored first in the 11th minute with his fourth goal in five games since joining on loan from AS Roma. Montello scored past goalkeeper Steve Simonsen in the 39th after a through ball from McBride. Canada forward Tomasz Radzinski completed the scoring in the 54th.
Tottenham 3, Southend 1
Striker Robbie Keane scored his seventh goal of the season after latching on to a pass from Didier Zokora in the 12th. Jermaine Jenas scored in the 50th and striker Mido in the 76th against the League Championship club.
Forward Freddy Eastwood scored Southend's goal from the penalty spot in the 69th.
West Ham 0, Watford 1
Watford midfielder Anthony McNamee scored in the 42nd as the last-place Hornets knocked out last year's runner-up with its first victory at Upton Park in 23 years.
Manchester United 2, Portsmouth 1
Wayne Rooney scored twice as Manchester United beat Portsmouth 2-1. Rooney scored on a low cross from Ryan Giggs in the 77th, before hitting a long-range chip into the top left corner of the goal from 25 yards (meters) six minutes later.
In the 87th, Portsmouth forward Nwankwo Kanu scored when a shot by Pedro Mendes deflected in off the Nigerian's foot.


Updated : 2021-04-17 05:32 GMT+08:00