Swansea City AFC secured a dramatic 2-1 FA Cup third-round win at Manchester United FC and West Ham United FC lost 5-0 at Nottingham Forest FC, but Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC both progressed.
Manchester United fell behind to a 12th-minute Wayne Routledge lob, but Javier Hernández soon turned in an Alexander Büttner cross to level. In the second half United were reduced to ten men when Fabio was sent off five minutes after his introduction and as the game entered added time Wilfried Bony headed in a Routledge centre for Swansea's first-ever win at Old Trafford.
Two-time European champions Forest, chasing promotion to the Premier League from which West Ham are fighting relegation, beat the Londoners 4-0 in the 1991 semi-finals and had an equally happy day in their last-64 meeting. Djamel Abdoun made it 1-0 from the penalty spot on 13 minutes but it was after the hour mark that the hosts really took control, Jamie Paterson scoring a hat-trick in the space of 14 minutes and Andy Reid completing the victory against a young Hammers lineup.
West Ham have a midweek League Cup semi-final first leg against Manchester City FC while Sunderland AFC, who face Manchester United in that competition on Tuesday, saw off Carlisle United FC 3-1. Goals from John Obi Mikel and Oscar ensured Chelsea won 2-0 at in-form second-tier team Derby County FC, and Liverpool defeated Oldham Athletic AFC by the same scoreline.
Fourth round draw (25/26 January)
Sunderland AFC v Kidderminster Harriers FC/Peterborough United FC
Bolton Wanderers FC v Cardiff City FC
Southampton FC v Yeovil Town FC
Huddersfield Town AFC v Charlton Athletic FC/Oxford United FC
Port Vale FC/Plymouth Argyle FC v Brighton and Hove Albion FC
Nottingham Forest FC v Ipswich Town FC/Preston North End FC
Southend United FC v Hull City AFC
Rochdale AFC v Macclesfield Town FC/Sheffield Wednesday FC
Arsenal FC v Coventry City FC
Stevenage FC v Everton FC
Wigan Athletic FC (holders)/MK Dons FC v Crystal Palace FC
Chelsea FC v Stoke City FC
Blackburn Rovers FC/Manchester City FC v Bristol City FC/Watford FC
AFC Bournemouth/Burton Albion FC v Liverpool FC
Birmimngham City FC/Bristol Rovers FC/Crawley Town FC v Swansea City AFC
Sheffield United FC v Norwich City FC/Fulham FC
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