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Semiprofs Lincoln stunt with kwartfinaleplek in FA Cup

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The small Lincoln City Saturday for a huge surprise made in the FA Cup. The team that comes out on 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.

Later on Saturday is also the top clubs like Chelsea and Manchester City in action. Chelsea take on Wolverhampton Wanderers, while City visit Huddersfield Town.

The FA Cup-duels of Saturday in image

Lincoln City caused a sensation by Burnley to turn it off.
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The winning hit fell just before time.
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Burnley midfielder Joey Barton had several times to stick with an opponent.
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Lincoln City may look forward to the quarter-finals.
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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.

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