Sports writing (EFE) .- Tottenham Hotspur, full of substitutes, agreed to the round of 32 of the England Cup after thrashing 5-0 at Marine, who, despite suffering against a bulky scoreboard, lived his own party in a meeting in which he made history.
Next to Tottenham, Chelsea y Manchester City agreed to the next round while Leeds United said goodbye to the tournament.
For the first time in the history of FA Cup, an eighth division team like him Marine was measured with a rival of the Premier. Thirteen years ago another of this category, the Chasetown, also played the third round cup. But he did not face a team of the highest English category, but one of the Championship, he Cardiff, with which he lost.
Marine He enjoyed the honor of welcoming a great one. To the box Jose Mourinho in the field of Rossett Park, with capacity for 3,000 spectators.
There were no people in the enclosure, but there were spectators on the balconies of the houses near the field and in its surroundings. It was a historical event for the inhabitants of Crosby, in Merseyside, home of the modest club. Many acquired virtual seats to financially support the entity despite not being able to attend an unprecedented appointment.
The moment was worth it. The lowest ranked team in this third round of the English Cup he enjoyed his own party.
Without sporting objective before him Tottenham, which boasts nine finals and eight trophies in the FA Cup, al Marine It was enough for him to take advantage of his moment, to face reputed players and share the limelight in a game with soccer players who regularly appear in the newspapers.
For one day the members of the Marine they will enjoy that glory and will remain for history, with the technician Neil Young to the head. Afterwards, the team will undertake their particular experience in the Northern Premier League Division One North West, name of the competition that disputes, the eighth division.
They were not part of the show Harry Kane nor the goal Hugo Lloris, outside the call for Jose Mourinho, who on the bench left men like Gareth Bale, Sergio Reguilón, Tanguy Ndombele or korean Min Heung Son.
Even so, the Portuguese coach had a recognizable eleven that satisfied the expectations and desires of his rival and his fans. With the goal Joe Hart, the Belgian Toby Anderweireld, the French Moussa Sissoko, the internationall Dele Alli, the portuguese Gedson Fernandes or the brazilians Lucas Moura and Carlos Vinicius.
At a competitive level, on the grass, there was no color. Carlos Vinicius and after the youthful youth Alfie Devine they sneaked into the party of Marine. The Brazilian signed three of his team’s goals. Devine premiered with the first team of the Spurs and he became the youngest to debut and also to score. He signed the fifth of the goals.
At rest the Tottenham I had already secured the pass to sixteenths. In thirteen minutes he signed four goals. Vinicius He scored at 24 ‘, 30’ and 37 ‘. Lucas Moura at 32 ′.
In the middle, Mourinho chose to give entry to the young Japhet Tanganga, Anderweireld, 21 years old, and, above all, Devine, which took the place of Sissoko.
The youth took a quarter of an hour to score. He took advantage of a good play from Lucas and scored the fifth for the London team. Made history.
Then Rossett Park had occasion to contemplate the return to the scene of Gareth Bale, who at game time jumped onto the field in the post of Dele Alli. As well Jack Clarke, by Lucas. Even Sergio Reguilon, who played the last twenty minutes after replacing Ben Davies.
The marker no longer moved on a day that will be set for history. He Marine lived his own. Devine other particular. He Tottenham it fulfilled its objective.
Chelsea consoles herself
Chelsea brushed aside the pothole she’s going through in the Premier with a resounding result where he thrashed the Morecambe 4-0 to reach the round of 32.
The set of Frank Lampard, who will face the Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, did not speculate against a rival who plays in the Ligue Two, fourth category of English football.
With an eleven full of headlines and with Kepa Arrizabalaga at the goal, the Chelsea He went through the process smoothly. At half-time he already had an advantage of two goals, signed byr Mason Mount, at 18 ′, after receiving a ball from Callum Hudson Odoi, and from german Timo Werner, a pass from his compatriot Kai Havertz.
He closed the game at the beginning of the second half, when he scored the third by means of Hudson Odoi, which culminated a Moroccan center Hakim Ziyech.
Five minutes from the end Havertz made the fourth after an assist from the Spanish César Azpilicueta.
Bernardo Silva guides City
The contribution of the Portuguese Bernardo silva, who signed two of the three goals, facilitated the classification for the sixteenth of the Manchester City, which was imposed on Birmingham 3-0 in the Etihad Stadium.
The Spanish team Pep Guardiola He profited from his superiority, especially in the first minutes. The City he already had two so many income at twenty. It was enough with the inspiration of Silva, which opened the scoring at 8 and extended the lead at 19.
Within half an hour, the team Guardiola sealed the pass by marking the third by means of Phil Foden, pass the Algerian Riyad Mahrez.
The Manchester City, at the time added, signed by Mahrez, which was canceled by the WHERE offside.
Crawley blushes Bielsa
Crawley, a team that plays in the Ligue Two, English fourth division, blushed at Leeds by Marcelo Bielsa, which he won 3-0 and eliminated from the England Cup in the third round.
El Leeds, with the Spanish Kiko Casilla, Pablo Hernández and Rodrigo Moreno in his starting eleven, he was overtaken by his opponent in the The People’s Pension Stadium de Crawley. Especially in the second part.
El Leeds, which is seated in the middle of the table of the Premier, was unable to prevail before the break and then was disarmed by his rival, who opened the scoring in the 50th minute with a goal from the Cypriot Nicholas Tsaroulla.
With no time to react, the Leeds fit the second, signed by Ashley Nadesan.
Bielsa pulled from the bench to try to amend the situation. Gave entry to Raphinha instead of Ian Carlo Poveda already Sam Greenwood by Leif Davis, but it had no effect.
Twenty minutes from the end, the Crawley signed his historic triumph with a bit of Jordan Tunnicliffe and left out the Leeds, champion the tournament in 1972.
Results of the third round of the Cup of England.
Friday 8 January
WOLVERHAMPTON 1 – Crystal Palace 0
Aston Villa 1 – LIVERPOOL 4
Saturday 9 January
Boreham Wood 0 – MILWALL 2
EVERTON 2 – Rotherham 1
LUTON 1 – Reading 0
NORWICH 2 – Coventry 0
NOTTHINGHAM FOREST 1 – Cardiff 0
CHORLEY 2 – Derby 0
Blackburn 0 – DONCASTER 1
BLACKPOOL (+) 2 – West Bromwich 2
BOURNEMOUTH 4 – Oldham 1
Bristol Rovers 2 – SHEFFIELD UNITED 3
BURNLEY (+) 1 – MK Dons 1
Exeter 0 – SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 2
Queens Park Rangers 0 – FULHAM 2
Stevenage 0 – SWANSEA 2
Stoke 0 – LEICESTER 4
WYCOMBE 4 – Preston 1
ARSENAL 2 – Newcastle 0
BRENTFORD 2 – Middlesbrough 1
Huddersfield 2 – PLYMOUTH 3
MANCHESTER UNITED 1 – Watford 0
Sunday 10 January
BARNSLEY 2 – Tranmere Rovers 0
BRISTOL 2 – Portsmouth 1
CHELSEA 4 – Morecambe 0
CHESTENHAM 2 – Mansfield 1
CRAWLEY 3 – Leeds United 0
MANCHESTER CITY 3 – Birmingham 0
Marine 0 – TOTTENHAN 5
Newport County 2 – BRIGHTON & HOVE (+) 2