Fulham ease past Norwich

2014-01-15 07:33
Darren Bent (AP Photo)

London - Fulham overwhelmed fellow Premier League strugglers Norwich 3-0 to reach the fourth round of the FA Cup at Craven Cottage on Tuesday.

Former England striker Darren Bent scored Fulham's opener before setting up Ashkan Dejagah's decisive second goal as Norwich's winless run stretched to eight matches.

Steve Sidwell scored Fulham's third goal shortly before the hour to leave the Cottagers with a fourth round tie against third tier Sheffield United.

English FA Cup results on Tuesday (aet -- after extra-time):

3rd rd

Birmingham 3 (Robinson 35, Burke 85, 87) Bristol Rovers 0

Bournemouth 4 (Pitman 5, 88-pen, Elphick 45, Fraser 86) Burton Albion 1 (Phillips 35)

Charlton 2 (Morrison 54, Kermorgant 82) Oxford United 2 (Mullins 13, Davies 24)

3rd replays

Fulham 3 (Bent 16, Dejagah 41, Sidwell 68) Norwich 0

MK Dons 1 (Chadwick 10) Wigan 3 (Powell 79, 92, Fortune 105) -- aet, 1-1 after 90 minutes

Peterborough 2 (Rowe 26, Assombalonga 74-pen) Kidderminster 3 (Gash 48, Byrne 52, Lolley 76)

Plymouth 2 (Gurrieri 2, Hourihane 36) Port Vale 3 (Hugill 30, Williamson 63, Myrie-Williams 75)

Preston 3 (Garner 68, 49, 88) Ipswich 2 (Nouble 58, McGoldrick 76)

Sheffield Wednesday 4 (Maguire 3, Maghoma 78, Johnson 85, Llera 90+1) Macclesfield 1 (Boden 65-pen)

Watford 2 (Faraoni 29, McGugan 64) Bristol City 0

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