FA Cup replays: Swans hang 8, Huddersfield needs ET
The pair of Premier League combatants contesting FA Cup replays on Tuesday combined for 12 goals, but one posted their big number in much more convincing fashion.
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The other match saw a League One side advance to the fifth round.
Swansea City 8-1 Notts County
Carlos Carvalhal’s Welsh good vibes continue to pile up as Swans battered Kevin Nolan’s League Two promotion hopefuls at the Liberty Stadium, setting up a visit to Sheffield Wednesday.
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham sandwiched first half goals around a pair from Nathan Dyer, and Kyle Naughton and Wayne Routledge both netted in the second half before Tom Carroll made it seven.
Twenty-year old Daniel James scored his first goal for Swans. Abraham also had an assist, while Luciano Narsingh had assists on the three others first half goals.
Noor Husin scored County’s goal.
Birmingham City 1-1 (1-4 aet) Huddersfield Town
Aaron Mooy found Steve Mounie at the start of extra time to push Huddersfield Town into the fifth round and a visit from Manchester United. Town split the PL season series with United, but won 2-1 at the John Smith’s Stadium on Oct. 21 before losing to the Red Devils at the weekend.
Rajiv van La Parra and Tom Ince also scored in extra time for David Wagner’s Premier League visitors, who controlled the ball and chances but went to extra time without having put a ball in the goal.
England U-20 veteran Che Adams put the Blues ahead in the 52nd minute, but Marc Roberts posted an own goal to level the score in the 60th.
Rochdale 1-0 Millwall
The League One hosts roll onto the fifth round after Ian Henderson scored in the 53rd minute. Rochdale will meet either Spurs or Newport County.