JOHN KRETLOW - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
The FA Cup third round saw Jozy Altidore help Sunderland beat Carlisle United, while Geoff Cameron's Stoke City ousted Championship power Leicester City.
Sunderland 3-1 Carlisle United
Jozy Altidore helped Sunderland notch their tournament victory over League One's Carlisle United.
The American forward went the distance and provided an assist en route to the Black Cats' victory.
Adam Johnson opened the scoring off of a free-kick in the 34th minute for Sunderland, however Matty Robson found the back of the net for the Cumbrians to level the match in the 43rd minute.
The Black Cats managed to take the lead when Carlisle's Sean O'Hanlon unfortunately knocked the ball into his own net in the 50th minute.
Altidore then helped Sunderland score the insurance goal when he found El Hadji Ba who added the third goal of the game in stoppage time.
The Black Cats now move on to the 4th round of the FA Cup.
They take on Manchester United in the League Cup on Tuesday, then travel to London to play Fulham in league action.
Nottingham Forest 5-0 West Ham United
Eric Lichaj and Nottingham Forest beat Sebastian Lletget's West Ham United easily in Cup action this weekend.
Lichaj started and played 58 minutes for Forest, while Lletget played the full ninety minutes and was booked in the second half for West Ham.
Forest was only up one in the first half as Djamel Abdoun buried his penalty kick in the 12th minute, however the second half saw them break the game wide open.
Jamie Paterson managed a hat trick with goals in the 65th, 71st, and 79th minute, and Andy Reid added yet another insurance goal in stoppage time for Forest.
Lletget came close to scoring for the Hammers in the 59th minute when his volley nearly beat Forest ‘keeper Karl Darlow.
Norwich City 1-1 Fulham
Clint Dempsey and Fulham drew Norwich City in FA Cup play.
Dempsey started and went the distance for the Cottagers.
Darren Bent managed to put Fulham into the lead in the 40th minute, but Robert Snodgrass' header in the 45th minute leveled the match for Norwich City and eventually gave them the replay.
The Cottagers take the field next week in league play against Sunderland.
Grimsby Town 2-3 Huddersfield Town
Duane Holmes and Huddersfield Town managed a come from behind victory over Grimsby Town.
Holmes came on in the 58th minute and finished the match for Huddersfield.
Non-league Grimsby Town took the lead in the 25th minute after Ross Hannah scored, however Huddersfield's Oliver Norwood equalized in the 51st minute.
Craig Dinsley then found the back of the net to put Grimsby up again in the 62nd minute, but Martin Paterson's tally in the 86th minute and Aswad Thomas' own-goal gave the Championship side the win.
Holmes was instrumental in the Huddersfield comeback as his shot from distance was not handled well by Grimsby's ‘keeper and that allowed for Paterson to score.
Huddersfield take on Millwall in league play next weekend.
Stoke City 2-1 Leicester City
Geoff Cameron and Stoke City took Championship leaders' Leicester City out of the FA Cup.
Cameron went the distance for Stoke, while Maurice Edu did not dress for the Potters.
Kenwyne Jones opened the scoring in the 16th minute with a header for Stoke, and Charlie Adam's rocket shot doubled the lead for the home side.
The Foxes cut the lead by half as David Nugent found the back of the net in the 77th minute, but the Potters were able to hold on to their lead and move on to the next round.
Stoke host Liverpool next weekend in league action.
Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Blackpool
Tim Ream and Bolton took Blackpool out of the FA Cup with a strong outing this weekend.
Ream started and played the full ninety minutes for Bolton, while Stuart Holden is still suffering from a knee injury and did not feature.
David Ngog put Bolton up early with his goal in the 10th minute, but Tom Barkhuizen's long-range shot leveled the game for Blackpool in first half stoppage time.
Ngog then found Jermaine Beckford in the 51st minute for the eventual game-winner.
Bolton hosts Nottingham Forest in league action next weekend.
Zak Whitbread did not feature in Derby County's loss to Chelsea.
Danny Williams played 17 minutes in Reading's loss to Brighton & Hove Albion.
Tim Howard did not feature in Everton's win over Queens Park Rangers. The American defender did not see the field for QPR.
Brad Guzan did not play in Aston Villa's loss to Sheffield United.
Brad Friedel was a spectator in Tottenham's loss to Arsenal.