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Vinicius hits hat-trick as Spurs end lowly Marine's FA Cup run

Monday, 2021-01-11 08:01:52
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Soccer Football - FA Cup - Third Round - Marine AFC v Tottenham Hotspur - Rossett Park, Crosby, UK - January 10, 2021 Tottenham Hotspur's Carlos Vinicius scores their first goal. (Reuters)
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Brazilian Carlos Vinicius struck a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur avoided an FA Cup banana skin with ease, enjoying a 5-0 win at eighth-tier Marine AFC in the third round on Sunday.

* Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount scored on his 22nd birthday as Frank Lampard's side eased to a 4-0 victory over fourth-tier Morecambe in the FA Cup third round on Sunday (Jan 10).

* Premier League Leeds United suffered one of the FA Cup's biggest shocks with a 3-0 defeat by fourth-tier Crawley Town in the third round on Sunday.

* Bernardo Silva scored two goals and Phil Foden another as Manchester City strolled to a 3-0 win over second-tier Birmingham City in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday.

* Premier League Brighton and Hove Albion were pushed all the way to a sudden death penalty shootout before overcoming fourth-tier Newport County in the FA Cup third round on Sunday after the game ended 1-1 following extra-time.

* Gianluca Mancini's late goal earned AS Roma a 2-2 draw at home to Inter Milan on Sunday which left the visitors three points behind leaders AC Milan in the Serie A title race.

* Valencia snapped a two-month winless spell in La Liga with a 1-0 victory away to Real Valladolid on Sunday thanks to a late piledriver from Carlos Soler to move away from the relegation zone.

* Stuttgart romped to a 4-1 triumph at 10-man Augsburg on Sunday (Jan 10) to earn their first Bundesliga win since thrashing Borussia Dortmund last month.

* Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is self-isolating after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, manager Pep Guardiola said.

* US qualifier Christian Harrison, ranked 789th in world tennis, stunned top seed Cristian Garin of Chile 7-6(3) 6-2 on Saturday at the Delray Beach Open in Florida to book a maiden quarter-final spot in his injury-plagued career.

* La Liga champions Real Madrid recorded overall income of €681.2 million (US$832 million) in the 2019 to 2020 season despite an 8 per cent drop in revenue, a study from auditing firm KPMG revealed on Sunday (Jan 10). The Spanish champions' revenues were the highest among the teams that won domestic titles in Europe's six major leagues.

* Juventus lost forward Paulo Dybala and midfielder Weston McKennie who both went off injured in the Serie A champion's game against Sassuolo on Sunday (Jan 10).

* Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui has extended his contract until 2024, the club announced on Sunday. Lopetegui took over in 2019 and oversaw Sevilla qualifying for the Champions League and winning the Europa League in his first season in charge.