Luton stun Norwich; QPR shocked

  • Last Updated: January 26 2013, 19:34 GMT

A review of Saturday's action in the FA Cup fourth round, including Luton's huge shock win at Norwich and QPR's defeat to MK Dons of League One.

  • Luton caused a huge upset by knocking out Norwich
  • QPR were sent packing by League One side MK Dons 

Luton produced the surprise result of the FA Cup fourth round with a 1-0 win at Premier League Norwich.

Scott Rendell's 80th minute goal proved decisive in a clash between two sides separated by 85 places in the English football ladder.

The Blue Square Premier side's victory at Carrow Road means they are only the seventh non-league team to reach the fifth round of the competition since World War Two.

Norwich were not the only top flight team embarrassed, as MK Dons won 4-2 at QPR.

Harry Redknapp, who made sweeping changes ahead of Tuesday's visit of Manchester City in the league, saw his team thrashed by their League One opponents.

QPR knocked MK Dons out in the third round of this competition last year, but Armand Traore's fourth-minute own goal and Ryan Lowe's 40th-minute effort gave the visitors control at half-time.

Ryan Harley (50) and Darren Potter (56) made it 4-0 before Jay Bothroyd and Fabio pulled two goals back inside the last seven minutes for the Premier League side.

  • Stoke fans make their way through the snow at the Britannia Stadium ahead of their team's FA Cup fourth-round clash with Manchester City
  • A rather uninteresting first half finishes goalless
  • With a replay looking likely, Pablo Zabaleta scores a late goal to send the visitors into the fifth round
  • Dean Lewington stabs home to give MK Dons the lead at QPR
  • Steven Pienaar's goal puts Everton 1-0 up in their clash at Championship side Bolton
  • Jordi Gomez puts Wigan on track to avoid a shock at Macclesfield
  • Arsenal celebrate as Olivier Giroud puts the Gunners into the lead at Brighton
  • But Ashley Barnes levels matters at the Amex Stadium
  • A shock is on the cards at Loftus Road as Ryan Lowe doubles MK Dons' advantage against QPR
  • Marvin Sordell, who scored twice to knock out Sunderland in the previous round, nets Bolton's equaliser against Everton
  • Reading find life easy at home to Sheffield United as Mikele Leigertwood puts them 2-0 up before half-time
  • Noel Hunt scores twice in what quickly becomes a walk in the park for the Royals
  • Ryan Harley puts MK Dons into dreamland as they now lead QPR 3-0 at Loftus Road
  • A second goal for Olivier Giroud restores Arsenal's lead at Brighton
  • Incredibly MK Dons go 4-0 up against QPR thanks to Darren Potter as they go on to claim a huge FA Cup scalp
  • Scott Randell scores late on as non-league Luton take a sensational 1-0 lead at Premier League outfit Norwich
  • No top-flight side had ever lost to non-league opposition since the Premier League's formation but the Canaries make history for the wrong reason
  • Leonardo Ulloa scored on his debut to get Brighton back on level terms
  • But Theo Walcott netted late on to send Arsenal into the fifth round
  • Everton also sneaked through thanks to this late strike from Johnny Heitinga
  • In the late game Ryan Giggs puts Man United ahead against Fulham from the spot
  • Wayne Rooney also gets on the scoresheet as the Premier League leaders prove too strong for the visitors
All the best pictures from Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round action, including Stoke's clash with Manchester City.

Olivier Giroud, who netted twice in the midweek defeat of West Ham in the Premier League, repeated the feat as Arsenal won 3-2 at Brighton.

The Frenchman gave the Gunners a 16th-minute lead at Brighton, but Ashley Barnes' header levelled the scores 17 minutes later.

Giroud restored the visitors' advantage 11 minutes into the second half, only for Argentinian striker Jose Ulloa to level on his debut six minutes later.

However, Theo Walcott struck to win it for Arsene Wenger's side five minutes from time.

Manchester City booked their place in Sunday's fifth round draw with a 1-0 victory in the early kick-off at Stoke.

Pablo Zabaleta struck the only goal five minutes from time as City repeated the scoreline which won the 2011 final against the same opponents.

Yet victory may still have come at a cost for Roberto Mancini's men after captain Vincent Kompany limped off in the first half.

Neighbours Manchester United were convincing 4-1 conquerors of Fulham in the evening match.

Ryan Giggs converted a third-minute penalty before Wayne Rooney (50) and a double from Javier Hernandez (52 and 66) added to the lead. Aaron Hughes, whose handball gave away the early spot-kick, replied for the Cottagers 13 minutes from time.

Johnny Heitinga's 90th-minute goal gave Everton a 2-1 success at Bolton.

Steven Pienaar's scrappy 18th-minute goal gave David Moyes' men the lead before Marvin Sordell - whose two goals saw off Sunderland in their third round replay - squared things nine minutes later.

Reading eased into the last 16 with a 4-0 win over Sheffield United.

Noel Hunt opened the scoring in the sixth minute, Mikele Leigertwood's long-range goal against one of his former teams doubled the advantage five minutes before the break, before Hunt and Garath McCleary made sure of the win within nine minutes of the second half starting.

Blue Square Premier Macclesfield were unable to emulate Luton's exploits, Jordi Gomez's seventh-minute penalty giving Premier League Wigan a 1-0 win at Moss Rose.

There was late heartbreak for League Two Aldershot as they lost 2-1 at Championship Middlesbrough.

Danny Hylton's 89th-minute goal appeared to have earned the Hampshire side a replay but Lukas Jutkiewicz added to his 83rd-minute effort with a last-minute winner.

Blackburn were convincing 3-0 winners at Derby thanks to goals from Colin Kazim-Richards (45), Scott Dann (66) and Jordan Rhodes (71), while Chris Dagnall's goal 20 minutes from time decided another all-Championship clash as Barnsley won 1-0 at Hull.

Lee Novak's 74th-minute penalty gave Huddersfield, under the leadership of caretaker manager Mark Lillis following the sacking of Simon Grayson, the lead against Championship rivals Leicester.

However, Chris Wood earned a replay for the visitors with a goal eight minutes from time as the game ended 1-1.


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