FA CUP ROUND-UP: League One Fleetwood come from behind to beat QPR

FA CUP ROUND-UP: League One Fleetwood spring a surprise by coming from behind to beat Championship side QPR, non-league Boreham Wood secure 1-1 draw with Accrington while Sunderland strike twice late on to beat Shrewsbury in the third round

  • QPR were defeated 2-1 by League One Fleetwood Town in the third of the FA Cup
  • Luke O’Nien scored Sunderland’s second goal in added time to seal a victory
  • Boreham Wood are in the hat for the next round with a 1-1 draw with Accrington 
  • League One promotion hopefuls Ipswich beat Rotherham 4-1 at Portman Road
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League One Fleetwood booked their place in round four with a 2-1 win over QPR.

Sam Field had given the Championship side the lead, but Aristote Nsiala headed in an equaliser before the break and Promise Omochere struck what proved to be the winner in the second half.

QPR’s dismal away run in the FA Cup continues, with just one away win in their last 17 attempts now, beating West Brom back in 2013. 

Promise Omochere’s winner means that QPR have won only one of their last 17 away trips in the FA Cup

Non-league Boreham Wood are also in the pot for the fourth-round draw after they fought back to draw 1-1 against Accrington.

Ryan Astley had given the League One side the lead, but Lee Ndlovu’s header levelled things up in the second half.

League One promotion hopefuls Ipswich beat Rotherham 4-1 at Portman Road, where Conor Chaplin and Wes Burns both scored second-half penalties.

Sunderland scored twice in stoppage time to come from behind and end the hopes of League One Shrewsbury at Montgomery Waters Meadow.

Lee Ndlovu’s header ensured Boreham Wood would be in the hat for the fourth round draw

Conor Chaplin scored a second-half penalty as Ipswich beat Rotherham 4-1 at Portman Road

Matthew Pennington’s late header looked to have given the Shrews a memorable win, only for Ross Stewart and Luke O’Nien to turn things around in a dramatic finish.

Preston came from behind to beat fellow Championship side Huddersfield 3-1 at Deepdale, while Shane Long was on target in stoppage-time to secure Reading’s 2-0 win over a much-changed Watford.

First-half goals from Daniel Jebbison and Jayden Bogle helped Sheffield United to a 2-0 win at Millwall.

Forest Green’s tie against Birmingham was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch following heavy rain overnight in Gloucestershire

Former Southampton star Shane Long scored in stoppage time for Reading against Watford

Luke O’Nien (L) scored the winner for Sunderland against Shrewsbury in the 94th minute

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