World news – Everton avoids fear of the FA Cup, Chorley beats the virus-struck derby

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Everton scored the winning goal when substitute Doucoure captured Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez’s precise pass before sliding past helpless goalkeeper Jamal Blackman. – GETTY IMAGES

Everton’s Abdoulaye Doucoure scored an extra-time winner when he beat Rotherham United 2-1 in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday while Chorley was out of the sixth division due to the COVID-19 outbreak Weakened Derby County team defeated.

After 90 minutes, it was 1-1 at Goodison Park when Cenk Tosun’s first Everton goal since November 2019 was canceled by a goal from Rotherham’s American right-back Matthew Olosunde in the 56th minute .

The Premier League scored the deciding goal three minutes into extra time when substitute Doucoure struck the precise pass of Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez before slipping past the helpless goalkeeper Jamal Blackman.

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With five-time FA Cup winner Everton, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Brazilian striker Richarlison, Turkish international Tosun had the rare opportunity to lead the attack and was on the scorers’ list within 10 minutes. </ The visitor reacted with a number of chances and was rewarded 10 minutes after the start of the second half when Olosunde spun in the penalty area before shooting the ball past goalkeeper Robin Olsen.

Everton had the towards the end of regular time Winner grabbed when Tosun scored on the 86th, but his attempt was sidelined by VAR and Frenchman Doucoure had to secure a place in the fourth round with his extra time.

In the absence of first-team and interim players Manager Wayne Rooney defeated a young Derby County side 2-0 on National League North team Chorley.

The COVID-19 outbreak in Derby meant nine of the first eleven debut ts celebrated and the crowd fell behind as Connor Hall gave Chorley the lead in the first half before Mike Calveley added a second in the 84th to secure a first place in the fourth round.

Norwich City scored one 2-0 win over Coventry City after midfielder Kenny McLean and striker Jordan Hugill scored within seven minutes.

Millwall’s Danish striker Kenneth Zohore and defender Shaun Hutchinson led the championship to a 2-0 win over Boreham Wood, the debutants of the third round of the fifth division, while Nottingham Forest defeated Cardiff City 1-0 with an early goal from striker Lyle Taylor.

Luton Town beat Reading 1-0 in another All-Championship duel. 0 and reached the fourth round for the first time since the 2012/13 season thanks to midfielder George Moncur.

Ref: https://sportstar.thehindu.com

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