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FA Cup roundup: Everton, Chesterfield leave it late but force replays


Romelu Lukaku, Everton FC

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A pair of Uniteds, West Ham and Scunthorpe, had their fourth-round FA Cup tickets taken out of their hands, at least for the time being.

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That’s because final-minute heroics from Everton and Chesterfield forced the sides into replays.

Everton 1-1 West Ham United

Romelu Lukaku latched onto the end of Bryan Oviedo’s stoppage time cross and forced the third round back to Upton Park. Lukaku earlier had a goal disallowed for a push and the Toffees looked ready to find the equalizer well before they found it.

The Irons had taken a 58th minute lead off the head of James Collins, assisted by Matt Jarvis.

Scunthorpe United 2-2 Chesterfield

The home side built a 2-0 lead on goals from Alex Davey and Lyle Taylor, but things started to crumble when Gary Roberts was brought down in the box and Eoin Doyle converted a penalty kick for his 22nd goal of the season.

That gave Chesterfield about 20 minutes to find the match-tying goal, and wouldn’t need it all to make it 2-2. Roberts sent in a cross that Jay O’Shea headed home to earn the Spireites a home replay.

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