Date: 20th February 2017 at 10:29am
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National League leaders Lincoln City became the first non-league side to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals in 103 years courtesy of a sensational 1-0 win at Premier League outfit Burnley.

The fifth round clash looked set to be heading towards a replay, only for Sean Raggett to power home a header past Tom Heaton in the final minute of normal time to secure an incredible victory for the Imps, who have now beaten Burnley, Brighton, and Ipswich en route to the last eight.

They are joined in the quarter-finals by League One outfit Millwall, who also scored a late winner to see off Premier League champions Leicester 1-0 at the Den, with the Foxes becoming the third top-flight side to succumb to Neil Harris’ men in the competition this term following Bournemouth and Watford.

Defender Shaun Cummings got the winner in the final minute for the Lions, who played almost the entirety of the second half with ten men after Jake Cooper was sent off for two bookable offences.

Joining both Millwall and Lincoln in the last eight are Tottenham, who comfortably dispatched Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage on Sunday, and holders Manchester United, who needed a Zlatan Ibrahimovic header to see off a dogged Blackburn 2-1 at Ewood Park.

Premier League leaders Chelsea won 2-0 at Wolves on Saturday evening, with goals from Pedro and Diego Costa securing their passage through, while Middlesbrough held off a spirited comeback from Oxford United to progress to the quarter-finals, with Cristhian Stuani’s 86th-minute strike enough to secure a 3-2 win over the U’s, who had earlier come back from 2-0 down to level at the Riverside Stadium.

In the weekend’s other tie, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City couldn’t find a way past Huddersfield at the John Smith’s Stadium, so they’ll have to go again at the Etihad Stadium in the near future, while Monday evening sees the fifth round come to a close when non-league Sutton United look to upset all the odds and knock 12-times winners Arsenal out of the competition at Gander Green Lane.

Unsurprisingly, several fans up and down the country took to social media to express their views on the weekend’s action, and there was only one place to start, with Lincoln’s stunning victory receiving plaudits from many supporters across Twitter…

League One side Millwall edged past Leicester 1-0 at the Den, and several Lions fans lauded their side’s heroic efforts on Saturday afternoon…

While the fans of league champions Leicester are deeply concerned about their team’s woeful run of form…

Spurs and United made it through to the quarter-finals, which obviously delighted many fans of those sides…

While Manchester City will need a replay to book their spot in the last eight, after a performance some City fans won’t remember fondly at the John Smith’s Stadium…

 
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