FA Cup: Millwall ousts Leicester; Lincoln into quarter-final

The FA Cup continues to unveil surprises as Premier League clubs continue to fall against lower-tier clubs.

Premier League champions Leicester City proved to be one of the latest casualties after Millwall secured a last-minute winner to secure a 1-0 result and arrive at the quarter-finals.

The club had already ousted Premier League sides Bournemouth and Watford in the last two rounds, but this win is even more momentous one as the League One side had defender Jake Cooper sent off in the 52nd minute for two bookable offences.

However, right on the 90th minute, Shaun Cummings grabbed the dramatic match-winning goal when he collected Lee Gregory’s pass, cut in from the right side, dribbled past a Leicester defender in the box and finished low past Ron-Robert Zieler.

Another Premier League club to suffer the same hock was Burnley, who was eliminated by Non-League team Lincoln City with an identical result.

The fifth-tier club became the first non-league team in 103 years to reach the last eight of the FA Cup, after a late header from Sean Raggett single-handedly sent his team past Burnley and into the next round.

They merely proceeded to defend through the five minutes of stoppage time, with Andre Gray’s shot saved by Paul Farman, before Lincoln’s defense cleared away back-to-back corners.

Lincoln’s 3,210 travelling support then erupted in fervent celebrations as their club reached the quarter-finals for the first time in their 133-year history.

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