Semiprofs Lincoln antics in the FA Cup, Aké by Chelsea


Semiprofs Lincoln antics in the FA Cup, Aké by Chelsea

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The small Lincoln City Saturday for a huge surprise made in the FA Cup through the quarterfinals to reach. Nathan Aké reached with Chelsea in the last eight by Wolverhampton Wanderers to win. Manchester City against Huddersfield Town in a replay to get through to may.

Lincoln, which opens at the fifth level in England, was in the eighth finals of the tournament with 0-1 too strong for Premier League club Burnley.

The semiprofs beat on a visit to Burnley in the final. Sean Raggett made one minute prior to the time the winning goal at Turf Moor.

Lincoln is the first amateurclub in more than 100 years of which the last eight manages to achieve in the prestigious English cup.

The last time such a small club succeeded in was in the season 1913/1914. At the time, went to Queen Park Rangers, which now leads to the second level.

The FA Cup-duels of Saturday in image

Pedro opened the score on behalf of Chelsea on a visit to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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Nathan Aké has played the entire duel for Chelsea.
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Lincoln City caused a sensation by Burnley to turn it off.

The winning hit fell just before time.

Burnley midfielder Joey Barton had several times to stick with an opponent.

Lincoln City is the first semiprofclub since 1914 that the quarter-finals.
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The supporters dreams all of bekerwinst.
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Danny Crowley is the coach of the club that leads to the fifth level.
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Claudio Ranieri had with Leicester again a disappointment process.

The champion was killed in action against Millwall.

Manchester City on repetition against Huddersfield Town, after a 0-0 draw.

At Huddersfield was Rajeev from la Parra in the base.

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Chelsea reached the last eight by a 0-2 victory on a visit to Wolverhampton Wanderers, the number nineteen of the Championship.

The Londoners, with Nathan Aké the full match in the team, did not know until after the rest to make the difference. For the rest of the team closest to a goal when George Saville against the pole lap.

The team of coach Antonio Conte came after 65 minutes to lead by a run of Pedro. Diego Costa decided the game in favor of Chelsea in the 89th minute.

The 22-year-old Aké was the defence of Chelsea, with Kurt Zouma and captain John Terry.

Manchester City

Manchester City did on Saturday in the last eight to scissors. The formation came at Huddersfield Town does not go beyond a goalless draw.

For the home team, active in the second level, was Rajeev from la Parra in the base. The former player of sc Heerenveen was after an hour of play changed.

For champion Leicester City, is the tournament at the end. The team of coach Claudio Ranieri played on a visit to Millwall a long time with a man more, but saw the home team in the final stage, still with the victory, walk away: 1-0.

Shaun Cummings made for that goal, making the team out of League One, the third level, to the quarter-finals.

Middlesbrough had all the trouble for the small Oxford City to beat. It was 3-2 for ‘Boro’, where Marten de Roon the whole duel on the bench remained seated.

Sutton United

In addition, Lincoln may have a second club from the so-called National League the last eight to reach. Sutton United will play Monday at home against Arsenal.

It came in the history of the FA Cup, no two clubs from the low end of the eighth-finals reached.

Leader Chelsea play later on Saturday against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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