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Everton beats Cheltenham 5-1 to advance in FA Cup

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 08 January, 2013, 2:59pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 08 January, 2013, 3:02pm
 

Everton routed fourth-tier Cheltenham 5-1 on Monday in the third round of FA Cup.

The Premier League club will face the winners of a replay between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers in the fourth round.

Everton opened the scoring in the 12th minute with a goal from close range by Nikica Jelavic. Leighton Baines converted a 21st-minute penalty kick and Leon Osman scored four minutes into the second half.

Russell Penn pulled a goal back for the hosts, but Seamus Coleman scored on a lob for Everton’s fourth goal. Marouane Fellaini completed the scoring in the 89th minute.

 

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