Arsenal loses to 2nd-tier Forest in FA Cup shock
Britain Soccer FA Cup Arsenal's manager Mikel Arteta gestures during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at the City Ground, Nottingham, England, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) (Rui Vieira)Arsenal failed to transfer its improved Premier League form to the FA Cup, losing 1-0 to second-tier Nottingham Forest on Sunday in the second big shock of the third round. By conceding an 83rd-minute goal at the City Ground, Arsenal became the highest-ranked casualty at the stage of the competition that sees Premier League teams enter the draw. The FA Cup has served up some surprises at the third-round stage, no bigger than Newcastle losing at home to third-tier Cambridge United on Saturday. Premier League teams Wolverhampton and Norwich also advanced after beating lower-league teams Sheffield United (3-0) and Charlton (1-0), respectively.wftv.com
Tottenham, Liverpool come from behind to avoid FA Cup upsets
Britain Soccer FA Cup Tottenham's Harry Winks, left, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Morecambe at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) (Matt Dunham)Tottenham and Liverpool came from behind to avoid being embarrassed at home by third-tier opponents in the FA Cup on Sunday. With his team trailing 1-0 to Morecambe after 73 minutes, Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks sent in a free kick from near the corner flag on the left wing and the ball flew over everyone and into the top corner. Liverpool won 4-1 but started its comeback much earlier, equalizing seven minutes after going behind in the 27th to Shrewsbury. Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp was back in the dugout after spending time in isolation following a positive test for the coronavirus.wftv.com
Tottenham captain Lloris confronts Son at halftime of game
Tottenham's Son Heung-min, left, duels for the ball with Everton's Seamus Coleman during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton FC at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, Monday, July 6, 2020. (Richard Heathcote/Pool via AP)LONDON Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris rushed to confront teammate Son Heung-min at halftime of the English Premier League match against Everton on Monday. As the shouting goalkeeper Lloris pushed Son, Giovani Lo Celso and Harry Winks intervened to separate the clashing teammates on the field before they headed into the dressing room. The spat seemed to have faded by the time the players returned from the halftime break, with Lloris seen embracing Son as they came out of the tunnel. The game is being played in an empty stadium in north London due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions.