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Son hits double for Tottenham, Man Utd’s Casemiro bags brace in FA Cup wins

Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min returned to kind with two objectives in his facet’s 3-0 defeat of second-tier Preston North End within the FA Cup fourth spherical and Casemiro additionally grabbed a brace in Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Reading on Saturday.

Fellow Premier League sides Leicester City, Leeds United and Southampton additionally reached spherical 5 on a shock-less day.

Top flight Fulham had been held to a 1-1 house draw by second-tier Sunderland at Craven Cottage.

South Korean Son has endured a lean season however made the distinction with two excellent objectives after the break because the guests moved comfortably by way of to the following spherical.

Five minutes into the second half, the ball was performed to Son outdoors the penalty space and he struck an unstoppable drive low into the nook of the web.

It was solely his second aim since mid-October however 19 minutes later he struck once more, turning easily on the sting of the field and firing previous Preston goalkeeper Freddie Woodman.

Apart from a short spell in between Tottenham’s objectives, Preston hardly ever troubled the away facet who didn’t even have to carry main scorer Harry Kane off the bench.

Dutch ahead Arnaut Danjuma, who signed for Spurs on mortgage from Spanish membership Villarreal this week, got here off the bench to attain his facet’s third with a close-range end late on.

Reading had been using their luck at Old Trafford till Casemiro scored twice within the area of 4 minutes early within the second half to pave the way in which for United’s win.

His first was a pleasant dinked end from Antony’s cross and he then drilled in a low shot to double the lead.

Fred made it 3-0 earlier than Andy Carroll was despatched off for Reading after selecting up a second yellow card.

Amadou Salif Mbengue pulled a aim again for Reading who’re managed by former United midfielder Paul Ince.

Kelechi Iheanacho spared Leicester City a possible giant-killing as his second-half aim ensured the Foxes beat fourth-tier Walsall 1-0.

It took half-hour for Leicester to get a shot on course and a irritating afternoon was made worse as Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans struck a penalty towards the put up after Patson Daka was fouled contained in the field.

Second-half substitute Iheanacho unlocked Walsall when his effort from the sting of the field deflected off the again of house defender Brandon Comley and past keeper Owen Evans.

Leeds superior to the fifth spherical for the primary time since 2016 with a 3-1 win at third-tier Accrington Stanley.

Jack Harrison put Leeds forward with a spectacular long-range strike after 23 minutes earlier than Junior Firpo and Luis Sinisterra scored inside two minutes of one another halfway by way of the second half to place Jesse Marsch’s males on the right track for victory.

Leslie Adekoya, 18, pulled one again for Accrington within the 81st together with his first senior aim seconds after approaching.

Southampton put their Premier League woes apart to beat Championship strugglers Blackpool 2-1 whereas Bristol City eased to a 3-0 win over fellow second-tier facet West Bromwich Albion.



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