Date: 19th January 2017 at 10:06am
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Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool edged League Two high-flyers Plymouth Argyle 1-0 in their FA Cup third round replay at Home Park on Wednesday.

The two sides had drawn 0-0 at Anfield on January 9 in what was a spirited performance from the Pilgrims, yet they fell behind just 18 minutes into the replay when Lucas headed home Philippe Coutinho’s corner.

However, the Reds were unable to press home their advantage, and almost conceded midway through the second period when Jake Jarvis’ spectacular scissor kick struck Loris Karius’ post.

Divock Origi missed a penalty as Klopp’s men attempted to finish off Derek Adams’ side, but in the end the one goal was enough to see Liverpool through to a fourth round clash with Wolves on January 28.

They will be joined in the last 32 by Southampton, who needed a late Shane Long goal to get past Championship outfit Norwich, and Newcastle United, who comfortably got the better of struggling Birmingham, who have now gone seven games without a win since Gianfranco Zola took over last month.

In what was an exciting evening of FA Cup action, many supporters took to Twitter to express their views on the matches, with many Liverpool fans focusing on the win rather than their side’s performance at Home Park…

Some fans praised the display of young full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, who of course impressed in their draw with Manchester United last weekend…

While many Plymouth supporters went home proud of their side’s efforts against a Premier League title contender…

Southampton scrapped past Norwich to reach round four, with many Saints fans trying to focus on the positives despite another below-par display from their side…

While several Norwich fans remain unsure about what the future holds for manager Alex Neil after a woeful run of form…

Meanwhile, there’s a feel-good factor at Newcastle, who breezed past Birmingham 3-1 at St James’ Park…

But the same cannot be said of Birmingham and their manager Zola, who has failed to win any of his opening seven matches in charge…

 
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