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Manchester City Routs Leeds in F.A. Cup; Chelsea, Wigan Win

February 17, 2013

Manchester City beat Leeds 4-0 in the fifth round of England’s F.A. Cup and Chelsea defeated Brentford by the same score in a fourth-round replay. Wigan overcame Huddersfield 4-1 as all three Premier League teams won.

Sergio Aguero scored twice for league champion City, with Yaya Toure and Carlos Tevez also getting goals against second- tier Leeds at the Etihad Stadium.

Cup-holder Chelsea beat third-tier Brentford with second- half goals by Juan Mata, Oscar, Frank Lampard and captain John Terry at Stamford Bridge. The Blues will play at Middlesbrough in the fifth round.

Arouna Kone scored twice as Premier League Wigan eased past second-tier Huddersfield in a fifth-round match. Callum McManaman and James McArthur also scored for the Latics.

Yesterday, second-tier Blackburn upset Arsenal 1-0. Millwall won 3-0 at non-league Luton, Barnsley won 3-1 at MK Dons and third-division Oldham drew 2-2 with Everton. Manchester United hosts Reading tomorrow.

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Christopher Elser at celser@bloomberg.net.


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