FA Cup roundup: Man City crushes Villa, Cherries win derby, USMNT’s Williams continues career year

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With just three matches to be played — Liverpool and West Ham tangle at 12:30 p.m. ET, and we’ve got a pair on Sunday morning — we’ve seen few surprises in the FA Cup’s fourth round.

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Only one Premier League club was knocked out of the competition, as Stoke City lost to Crystal Palace, while West Brom is facing a replay.

Chuba Akpom of Hull City netted a hat trick, and was joined by Manchester City youngster Kelechi Iheanacho as three-goal scorers.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Spurs all won, with recaps linked below.

during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on January 30, 2016 in Birmingham, England.
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Aston Villa 0-4 Manchester City

Remi Garde’s hopes for a dream run in the FA Cup turned into another installment in Aston Villa’s miserable season. Iheanacho (right) scored in the fourth minute before adding a 24th minute PK and also scoring in the 74th minute. Raheem Sterling also scored for City.

Portsmouth 1-2 Bournemouth

No doubt a derby, and Pompey looked set to upset the Premier League’s Cherries after Gary Roberts in the 43rd minute. But Joshua King and Marc Pugh scored 12 minutes apart beginning in the 71st minute to lift Bournemouth into the fifth round.

West Brom 2-2 Peterborough

Saido Berahino doesn’t need to say “Come get me” when his boots do this. The English striker netted twice for the Baggies, although it wasn’t enough to avoid a replay with the League One side.

Reading 4-0 Walsall

The Royals cruised in this match-up with the League One promotion hopefuls, with USMNT midfielder Danny Williams striking for Reading’s third goal. Williams has six goals this season for Reading, the most prolific offensive year yet for the the defensive midfielder.

FA Cup fourth round

Derby County 1-3 Manchester United — RECAP

Colchester 1-4 Tottenham Hotspur – RECAP
Arsenal 2-1 Burnley — RECAP
Bolton 1-2 Leeds
Bury 1-3 Hull City
Crystal Palace 1-0 Stoke City
Nottingham Forest 0-1 Watford
Oxford United 0-3 Blackburn Rovers
Shrewsbury 3-2 Sheffield Wednesday
Liverpool 0-0 West Ham United

Carlisle vs. Everton – 8:30 a.m. ET
MK Dons vs. Chelsea – 11 a.m. ET