Newport County beat Leicester City in FA Cup third round

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Also defying 8/1 (9.0) odds were Oldham Athletic, who recovered from a goal down to stun Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage, with Aleksandar Mitrovic missing a penalty when the score was tied at one goal each.

Leicester's Rachid Ghezzal equalised after Jamille Matt's opener before Michael Flynn's men scored an 85th-minute victor through a Padraig Amond penalty after Marc Albrighton's handball.

Leicester manager Claude Puel praised Newport by saying: "The first thing is congratulations, well done to this team". Over the moon. We've beaten a very good Premier League team. We had eight players who won the title.

Defender Denis Odoi gave Fulham the lead shortly after halftime, before loan striker Sam Surridge levelled from the spot in the 76th minute.

Claudio Ranieri's Fulham reign has got off to a hard start and it got worse for the former Leicester boss at the hands of Pete Wild's Oldham. "The character in the dressing room is phenomenal".

He said: 'I'm probably the proudest man in Oldham.

Troy Deeney has three goals in his last two games for Watford, as many as he scored in his previous 26 outings.

Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez, Nicolas Otamendi and Leroy Sane completed the rout.

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Foden's goal was the England Under-21 international's first in senior football at the Etihad.

National League Barnet were the big winners as Shaq Coulthirst's first half penalty led the 14/1 (15.0) Bees past Sheffield United of the Championship on Sunday afternoon.

"I wasn't at the club when the boys did so well in the Cup runs (in the past), but I've heard so much about it, and we wanted to do it again", said Matt.

Millwall came from a goal down to beat Championship rivals Hull 2-1, substitute Shane Ferguson scoring twice inside the closing eight minutes.QPR beat Championship leaders Leeds by the same scoreline, Jake Bidwell scoring a 75th-minute victor for the west London club.

On Saturday, holders Chelsea cruised to a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in what seems certain to have been Cesc Fabregas's final match for the Blues.

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

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

LEAGUE Two teams Newport and Oldham produced a pair of FA Cup shocks yesterday after dumping Premier League opponents out in the third round.

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