FA Cup fourth round
Both Manchester clubs breeze through to the fifth round, but Liverpool are among four Premier League sides who need to win a replay if they're to progress. There are also 11 sides outside of the top flight in the draw for the next round – including League Two Northampton Town...
Super-sub stages Shrewsbury fightback
Jason Cummings came off the bench to score twice for Shrewsbury Town and earn a 2-2 draw with runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp made 11 changes to his team, but after seeing a two-goal lead slip, sent on Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino to try to grab a winner. It didn’t work.
Klopp won’t manage replay
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed no first team players will take part in the fourth replay with Shrewsbury Town and he won’t be in the dugout. Instead, reserve boss Neil Critchley will take charge and it “will be the kids who play”, because the replay is scheduled in the newly introduced winter break.
Ole goes in strong
Manchester United thrashed Tranmere Rovers 6-0 to dispel any notion of an upset. It was the first time they had scored six in a game since 2011, as Harry Maguire and Diogo Dalot netted their first goals for the club, while Phil Jones got his first United strike since March 2014. A strong line-up suggested Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was in no mood to entertain the idea of a slip-up.
Bilic haunts horrible Hammers
Slaven Bilic returned to West Ham for the first time as a manager since they sacked him in November 2017. A Conor Townsend goal was enough to see his West Bromwich Albion side go through at the expense of his old club – although Bilic decided not to celebrate the winner against his former employers..
Holders cruise through
Manchester City continued the defence of their FA Cup crown with a dominant 4-0 win over Fulham - who had Tim Ream sent off after just six minutes for hauling down Gabriel Jesus in the box. Ilkay Gundogan scored the resulting penalty, while Jesus netted a brace himself and Bernardo Silva added the other.