FA Cup: Fulham, Leicester suffer shock defeats to fourth-division sides

FA Cup: Fulham, Leicester suffer shock defeats to fourth-division sides

FA Cup: Fulham, Leicester suffer shock defeats to fourth-division sides

Premier League champions Manchester City and Watford had no such problems, claiming 7-0 and 2-0 wins over Rotherham and Woking respectively.

Callum Lang then sent 4,000 travelling Oldham fans wild with a headed victor in the 88th minute.

Leicester City were the victims of the biggest shock of the FA Cup third round on Sunday afternoon, when they were dumped out after a 2-1 defeat to League Two side Newport County, and their fans were full of criticism for one of their forwards after the match.

But when Marc Albrighton handled Vashon Neufville's left-sided cross just three minutes later, referee Chris Kavanagh pointed to the spot and Padraig Amond converted the resulting penalty to send Rodney Parade wild.

Manager Claude Puel reveals his frustrations after Leicester were knocked out of the FA Cup by League Two side Newport County.

The win is their first victory against a top-flight side in the FA Cup since 1964 when they beat Sheffield Wednesday 3-2 at home in the third round.

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Such a move is always a risk, and the Foxes paid the price for it as goals from Jamille Matt and Padraig Amond either side of a Rachid Ghezzal thunderbolt secured a famous win for Newport.

Victory was particularly sweet for Currie whose uncle Tony was an England worldwide and was so revered as a player at Sheffield United that a stand at the club's Bramall Lane home is named in his honour.

Sam Surridge equalised with a penalty but Fulham missed a spot kick through Aleksandar Mitrovic, who was brought on as a substitute to take the kick, before Callum Lang snatched the victor two minutes from time.

Sheffield United began the day 84 places above Barnet but were outplayed by their lowly opponents for whom former Tottenham trainee Shaquile Coulthirst won it with a 21st-minute penalty after Richard Stearman brought down Ephron Mason-Clark.

"I wouldn't say they deserved it, but they battled to the end. I am proud as punch of the boys". Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez, Nicolas Otamendi and Leroy Sane completed the rout.

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