FA Cup

Most Impressive 4-Day Period Of Football In 2020 Was Just Accomplished By Arsenal (Yes, Arsenal)

Before Manchester City’s FA Cup semifinal, Kyle Walker said he thought his team could score as many as eight goals if things go well against Arsenal. Indeed, the Citizens could have scored eight on Saturday, creating chance after chance against a Gunners defense that still has plenty of deficiencies.

“It’s a knockout game, it’s what both teams do in both boxes that makes the difference,” Walker said before the match. “I think we have proven that when we’re on fire and things go our way, we can go and score three, four ... and maybe even seven or eight.”

Dwight Gayle’s Impossible Miss Is The Perfect Bookend To Mike Ashley’s Newcastle Ownership

Newcastle United’s FA Cup quarterfinal plan of defending resolutely and hoping for one clear chance against Manchester City actually played out perfectly for Steve Bruce’s side at St James’ Park on Sunday, but the compact rearguard action was undone by a boneheaded play from Fabian Schär and the incredible goalscoring opportunity was wasted by Dwight Gayle.

Chelsea Advances To FA Cup Semis With Christian Pulisic Leading The Charge

Chelsea advanced to the semifinals of the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Sunday. The tightly contested match was settled by Ross Barkley’s finish in the 63rd minute off a delicious piece of service from Willian.

Leicester came roaring out the gates and overwhelmed Chelsea’s young midfield duo of Mason Mount and Billy Gilmour, forcing the 19-year-old Gilmour into mistake after mistake but failing to fashion anything to deeply trouble Willy Caballero.

Arsenal Advances To FA Cup Semis With Stoppage-Time Winner

Substitute Dani Ceballos fired Arsenal into the FA Cup semifinals with a stoppage-time goal that sealed a 2-1 win over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday.

Arsenal, record 13-times winners of the trophy, went ahead after 23 minutes when Chris Basham fouled Alexandre Lacazette in the penalty area and Nicolas Pépé rattled home the spot-kick.

Ighalo’s Zlatanesque Finish Helps Keep Man Utd Alive In FA Cup

Manchester United kept its hope for a domestic trophy alive with a 2-1 victory over Norwich City in the FA Cup on Saturday. One of the key moments for the Red Devils came with an Odion Ighalo goal vs Norwich in the second half, one that reminded us of a former United striker.

The Red Devils needed extra time to see off the Canaries after a stellar strike from Todd Cantwell. Harry Maguire’s scrappy goal in the 118th minute sent United through to the semifinals.

One To Make You Feel Old: Ian Wright’s Grandson Scores Brilliant Solo Goal In FA Youth Cup

It really shouldn’t be any surprise D'Margio Wright-Phillips is turning into a great footballer. Just look at his family.

His father, Shaun Wright-Phillips, was a 13-year veteran of the English Premier League, winning the league with Chelsea in 2006 to go with 36 England caps. His uncle, Bradley Wright-Phillips, followed a career in England by scoring more than 100 goals with New York Red Bulls before joining LAFC in 2020. His granddaddy, Ian Wright, is Arsenal’s second-best all-time goal scorer and a Premier League winner in 1998.

Eric Dier Not Facing Spurs Punishment After Confronting Fan In The Stands

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier's decision to confront a fan in the stands after their defeat by Norwich City in the FA Cup on Wednesday was borne out of frustration with his team's poor performances, former England defender Paul Parker said. England international Dier appeared to be upset at something said after the game and climbed into the crowd, climbing over seats and confronting a home fan before he was restrained by security guards and other fans.

Forget Kepa's Triple Save, Watch German Goalkeeper Save Five Penalties In One Game

The Great Wall of China is thought to be an impenetrable force and the greatest defense’s in mankind’s history. That is, until German goalkeeper Daniel Batz entered the scene.

Watch as the goalkeeper for fourth-tier Saarbrücken led his side to the DFB-Pokal semifinals with five penalty saves against top-flight Fortuna Dusseldorf.

Miguel Almirón Scores Stunner And Celebrates With Josef Martínez Shout-Out

Back in the days of the feared Atlanta United attacking partnership between Josef Martínez and Miguel Almirón, the Venezuelan and Paraguayan used to celebrate goals with a Dragon Ball Z-inspired “fusion” pose. It happened often as the duo combined for 71 goals over the course of two seasons.

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