FA Cup S-H-O-C-K-E-R For Chelsea, Man City
Spurs, Southampton Also Beaten
LEAGUE One side, Bradford City, produced an amazing comeback from 2-0 down to beat Premier League leaders, Chelsea, in a thrilling FA Cup fourth-round tie.
In another shocker Saturday, Patrick Bamford and Kike condemned Manchester City to an FA Cup exit at the hands of Championship opponents for the second season running.
In the game between Chelsea and Bradford City, Gary Cahill flicked Oscar’s left-wing corner in to put the Blues ahead, before Ramires doubled their lead after a one-two with team-mate Mohamed Salah.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had said it “would be a disgrace” if they lost the game and, despite making nine changes to his starting line-up, still fielded a strong side.
It was also a sad evening for Manchester City fans.
Middlesbrough striker Bamford, on loan from Chelsea, bundled in the first after an error by Fernando.
Lee Tomlin hit a post for Boro, while Frank Lampard did the same for City.
Marouane Chamakh struck twice to inspire Crystal Palace to a thrilling win at Southampton and a first FA Cup fifth round appearance in five seasons, just as a stoppage-time volley by Jeffrey Schlupp earned Leicester a thrilling FA Cup victory at Tottenham.