Son Heung-min ended a barren run in entrance of purpose by scoring twice as Tottenham beat Preston 3-0, whereas Leeds and Leicester additionally superior to the FA Cup fifth spherical on Sunday (AEDT).
Harry Kane missed out on the prospect to maneuver outright as Tottenham’s all-time prime goalscorer as he was left on the bench at Deepdale after affected by sickness this week.
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In the absence of the England captain, Son stepped up with two high-quality finishes for a much-needed confidence enhance.
The South Korean, who shared the Premier League’s Golden Boot final season, had scored simply as soon as in his earlier 17 appearances for membership and nation.
But Son introduced the sport to life after a lacklustre first half with a luxurious curling strike along with his left foot.
Son killed the tie off 21 minutes from time by spinning his marker and firing excessive previous Freddie Woodman.
Arnaut Danjuma then marked his debut along with his first Tottenham purpose as his scuffed end from Dejan Kulusevski’s cross discovered the underside nook.
Arnaut Danjuma scored on debut for Spurs. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images
Leeds booked their place within the fifth spherical for the primary time in seven years by beating Accrington Stanley 3-1.
Jack Harrison’s gorgeous long-range strike settled the guests’ nerves of an upset in opposition to the League One aspect on the Crown Ground.
Jesse Marsch’s males face a struggle to outlive within the Premier League, however are starting to click on as an attacking drive with the returns of Patrick Bamford and Luis Sinisterra from damage.
“I’m assured this group is coming collectively,” mentioned Marsch.
“Really pleased with the staff, with the progress we’re making. I feel we’re prepared for some massive challenges now.”
Bamford’s sensible reverse cross teed up Junior Firpo to double the guests’ lead simply after the hour mark.
Two minutes later, Sinisterra tapped residence Harrison’s cross to finish the tie as a contest.
But there was a second to savour for Stanley as 18-year-old Leslie Adekoya pulled a purpose again 9 minutes from time.
Jack Harrison scored Leeds’ first purpose in opposition to Accrington Stanley. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images
Leicester have been pushed even nearer by League Two Walsall, solely to be bailed out by FA Cup specialist Kelechi Iheanacho in a 1-0 win.
The Nigerian has scored extra targets within the competitors than every other participant since making his debut in 2016.
Iheanacho’s seventeenth purpose in 23 FA Cup appearances had some fortune as his strike from the sting of the field took a depraved deflection for the one purpose 23 minutes from time.
Full-back Romain Perraud scored twice as Southampton noticed off a late rally by Blackpool to progress 2-1.
Fulham are the one Premier League aspect which have didn’t win to date on Saturday after they have been held 1-1 by Sunderland at Craven Cottage.
Jack Clarke fired the guests into an early lead in opposition to a much-changed Fulham aspect.
But Tom Cairney’s equaliser on the hour mark despatched the tie to a replay. Four different ties will want replays to discover a winner, together with Championship leaders Burnley’s conflict with Ipswich after a 0-0 draw at Portman Road.
Walsall 0-1 Leicester City
Accrington Stanley 1-3 Leeds United
Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Fleetwood Town
Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Birmingham City
Southampton 2-1 Blackpool
Ipswich Town 0-0 Burnley
Bristol City 3-0 West Brom
Luton Town 2-2 Grimsby Town
Fulham 1-1 Sunderland
Preston North End 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United vs Reading
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