No excuses from Leicester City boss Puel after humiliating FA Cup exit

No excuses from Leicester City boss Puel after humiliating FA Cup exit

No excuses from Leicester City boss Puel after humiliating FA Cup exit

Newport County completed a memorable day of FA Cup shocks as they stunned 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City 2-1 to follow fellow fourth-tier side Oldham Athletic and minor league Barnet into the fourth round. "When he attacks the central defenders he is incredible".

Striker Shaquile Coulthirst scored a 21st-minute penalty to send Barnet through to the fourth round, where they'll be the only non-league team to feature in the round of 32.

Flynn added: "It's nearly Roy of the Rovers stuff, I can't believe it".

Denis Odoi put Fulham ahead in the 52nd minute at Craven Cottage but Sam Sturridge drew Oldham level with a penalty before Callum Lang´s header two minutes from time sealed a comeback win.

Blades manager Chris Wilder blasted his side´s "arrogance", insisting: "The fans should have booed the players louder".

"I think we lost together, we are all together disappointed and frustrated after this game, because it was an objective for us".

Manchester City swept to its biggest win under Pep Guardiola with a 7-0 thrashing of second-tier Rotherham.

Watford doubled their lead 16 minutes from time through Troy Deeney.

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Millwall came from a goal down to beat Championship rivals Hull 2-1, substitute Shane Ferguson scoring twice inside the closing eight minutes.

Bidwell then headed in the victor with 15 minutes to go from a set-piece.

"It was a hard day and the magic of the FA Cup happened, definitely", Morgan said.

While all of the Premier League's big boys made it through to the fourth round unscathed, there were a few casualties from the top flight, with Leicester's defeat to Newport and Fulham's defeat to Oldham being the standout results.

Ipswich's dire FA Cup form continued as they made it nine years without a win in the tournament with a 1-0 loss at 7/5 (2.40) Accrington Stanley.

Elsewhere, League One Doncaster enjoyed a superb 3-1 away win at Championship side Preston.

Despite the surprise cup exit, Puel also revealed there were no plans for the Foxes to strengthen in the current transfer window, and urged his side to refocus for their Premier League game against Southampton.

Manchester City have scored seven goals in an FA Cup tie for the first time since they beat Reading 7-0 in January 1968.

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