Southampton has been sensationally dumped out of the FA Cup by League Two outfit Grimsby Town, with the guests stealing a 2-1 win at St Mary’s to e-book a spot within the quarterfinals.
The Saints, who sit in final spot within the Premier League, held a 63-place benefit over their rivals within the English soccer pyramid.
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However, it was the Mariners who emerged victors thanks to 2 penalties from Gavan Holohan.
Holohan opened the scoring in first-half stoppage time earlier than including one other from the spot 5 minutes after the interval.
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Southampton defender Duje Caleta-Car pegged one again within the sixty fifth minute to provide the house followers a glimmer of hope.
And the Saints thought they’d scored a late equaliser via Theo Walcott, however the former Arsenal winger was adjudged to have been offside from James Ward-Prowse’s’s free-kick.
However, Grimsby Town managed to carry on to maneuver into the FA Cup quarter finals for the primary time in 84 years.
FULL FA CUP RESULTS
Southampton 1-2 Grimsby Town
Burnley 1-0 Fleetwood Town
Manchester United vs West Ham United
Sheffield United vs Tottenham Hotspur
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