FA CUP

FA Cup Round-up: Leicester and City through, Spurs lose on penalties

Leicester City needed an 82nd-minute effort from Ricardo Pereira to get past Birmingham City in the FA Cup fifth round.

Leicester City 1-0 Birmingham City: Ricardo leaves it late to send Foxes through

Ricardo Pereira's late header saw Leicester City secure a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals as they beat Championship side Birmingham City 1-0.

The game appeared destined for extra time, but Ricardo ensured an additional 30 minutes would not be required when he met Marc Albrighton's cross with a header that had the power and placement to find the bottom-left corner.

Man City beat Wednesday to move into next round

Sergio Aguero's second-half goal proved enough for holders Manchester City to beat second-tier Sheffield Wednesday 1-0, but they made hard work of reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday.

It looked like a practice game at times for Pep Guardiola's side at Hillsborough but they struggled to convert their overwhelming superiority into goals.

Spurs lose on penalties to Norwich

Jose Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur lost to Norwich on penalties as Tim Krul saved a Gedson Fernandes strike to win it for the Canaries.

The game finished 1-1 after Jan Vertonghen open the scoring in the first half for Spurs. Josep Drmic equalised in the 78th minute and Norwich stunned the hosts in the shoot-out as Mourinho's struggles continue.