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FA Cup 2018-2019 Report: Newport County 1 Manchester City 4 - Foden nets brace as upset is averted

Goals from Leroy Sane, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez earned Manchester City a 4-1 win over Newport County in the FA Cup fifth round



Manchester City averted an FA Cup upset and clinched a place in the quarter-finals as Phil Foden scored a brace in a 4-1 win over Newport County.

The League Two side frustrated the Premier League champions throughout a goalless first half at Rodney Parade and came agonisingly close to taking the lead despite City dominating possession on an uneven surface they initially struggled to adjust to.

Read more: FA Cup 2018-2019 Report: Newport County 1 Manchester City 4 - Foden nets brace as upset is averted

Chelsea charged after fan runs on pitch and hugs Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard came on for Chelsea in the second half during the win at Malmo



Chelsea have been charged by Uefa after a fan ran on to the pitch and hugged Eden Hazard following Thursday's 2-1 Europa League win at Malmo.

The supporter, who appeared to come from the home end, only released his grip when Hazard handed over his shirt.

Read more: Chelsea charged after fan runs on pitch and hugs Eden Hazard

Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid defender 'had no choice' over controversial yellow card

Ramos was booked in the 89th minute against Ajax



Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos says he is "surprised" about the reaction to his yellow card against Ajax and the suggestion he earned it on purpose.

Ramos fouled Kasper Dolberg in the 89th minute with Real leading 2-1, meaning he is suspended for their Champions League last-16 second-leg meeting.

Read more: Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid defender 'had no choice' over controversial yellow card

Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha banned for FA Cup fifth-round tie

Wilfried Zaha was penalised by an Independent Regulatory Commission



Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha will miss Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round tie at Doncaster after failing in his appeal against an additional one-match ban following his red card at Southampton.

The 26-year-old winger was also fined £10,000 for the incident, in which he sarcastically clapped referee Andre Marriner after being sent off.

Read more: Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha banned for FA Cup fifth-round tie



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