FA Cup: Chelsea scrape past Norwich, Wigan batter Bournemouth

Chelsea needed a penalty shootout to beat Norwich City in an FA Cup third-round replay.

Jamal Lewis took the tie into extra-time in the 94th minute after Michy Batshuayi had given Chelsea the lead.

A bizarre turn of events at the end of extra-time saw Pedro and Alvaro Morata sent off.

Pedro, who had earlier been booked for diving, received a second yellow card in the 117th and Morata, also booked for diving, picked up another yellow for dissent in stoppage time.

In the shootout, Nelson Oliveira saw his penalty saved by Willy Caballero and Eden Hazard finished the match to score Chelsea’s fifth spot-kick into the bottom corner.

Chelsea will host Newcastle United in the next round.

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League One leaders Wigan Athletic shocked Premier League Bournemouth 3-0.

Sam Morsy opened the scoring in the ninth minute, with Dan Burn and Callum Elder hitting the back of the net in the second half to set up a fourth-round match against West Ham United.

In the final match of the evening, Swansea City overcame Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1.

Jordan Ayew opened the scoring in the first half but Diogo Jota levelled for the Championship leaders in the 66th minute.

Wilfried Bony struck the winner three minutes later to book a trip to Notts County in the fourth round.

Cover Photo: “Conte nuovo “allenatore” della Nazionale. È tutto oro quello che luccica?” by Nazionale Calcio used under license by CC BY 2.0.

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